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Videos for April 28, 2010

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Overnight weather for April 29, 2010

The weather will be mild and breezy overnight as warmer air makes its way into the area. Expect temperatures to rise into the day Thursday with gusty winds hanging around.

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Lawrence doctors helping one of their own

Dr. Rod Barnes is battling leukemia and is in need of a bone marrow transplant. Lawrence Memorial Hospital medical staff members are having a marrow registry drive Thursday, April 29, in honor of him.

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Eudora interchange seeing traffic

The new Eudora interchange near mile marker 212 has been seeing more traffic lately than expected. The interchange will get even more use as people make their way to the Sampler festival.

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Adult business bill stalls in Senate

A bill aimed at regulating sexually oriented shops stalled out in the state Senate Wednesday. Supporters of the bill say the fight is far from over.

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Eudora man sentenced for drug crimes

A 26-year-old Eudora man was sentenced to serve 20 years in jail for distributing methamphetamine. The man was arrested for the crimes in 2005.

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Eudora names new police chief

Eudora named a new police chief Wednesday. Grady Walker, a well-known face around town, will take over the top spot.

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New workshop enlists help of dolls

A new workshop is training those involved in the legal system to use dolls to help interact with children who have been victims in sexual assault cases. The new workshop is called Finding Words.

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Higher parking fees here to stay

The city commission voted to maintain higher parking fees for habitual violators in downtown Lawrence. The fee was raised to $50 per ticket for people who receive five or more parking citations in a month.

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Local Hy-Vee planning expansion

The Hy-Vee grocery store located on Clinton Parkway is putting plans in motion for expansion. The plans were filed at City Hall and call for an 11,000 square foot addition.

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Social media conference set for Thursday

National experts in social media will be in Lawrence Thursday for a social media conference. Tickets are required for those interested in attending the event at the Oread Hotel.

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KU baseball still swinging

Pitching for the Jayhawks has been on life support the past two games, with the team conceding 54 runs. The batting has stayed consistent though, with key players producing.

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KU football running game needs work

The Jayhawk run game is going to need some work after what was shown during the Spring Game. The team averaged about a yard per carry in the intersquad matchup.

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KU basketball hosting UCLA in 2010

The Pac 10 and Big 12 conferences announced the schedule Wednesday for the Pac 10/Big 12 hardwood series. The Jayhawks will welcome the Bruins into the Phog in December

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Late-night food cart gains approval

A food cart may soon be stationed in downtown Lawrence in the wee hours of the morning. City commissioners granted approval for student vendors to operate the food cart until 2:30 a.m.

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State budget going down to wire

State legislators have not yet passed a budget for the state's finances for the upcoming year. Gov. Parkinson said he will veto any budget that includes more cuts but his plan is not without opposition.

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Disabled Kansans march on capital

Hundreds of disabled Kansans rallied at the capital in hopes of getting social service funds restored. Nearly $11 million in social services have been cut in the past year.

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KU softball splits doubleheader

The Jayhawks took one of two in a Wednesday doubleheader against Wichita State. Kansas' record went to 19-30 on the year.

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Stepping into the social sphere

Before the start of Thursday's Free State Social, speakers Chris Brogan and Shawna Coronado sat down and talked with LJWorld.com about how to make the most of the Lawrence's first social media conference.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for April 28, 2010

Clear skies and breezy winds continue tonight, with lows only falling into the upper 50s. Sunny skies to begin Thursday, with highs near 80. As a dryline develops through Central Kansas, strong to severe storms are expected beginning late Thursday into Thursday night.

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Commuter Forecast for April 28, 2010

It's a very nice afternoon out there for driving, with only some construction on I-70 and a bit of southerly wind to be concerned with.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for April 28, 2010

Mostly sunny and warmer today, with highs climbing into the lower to middle 70s. Winds will be light to begin the day, but winds will increase from the south at 20 to 25 mph, with stronger gusts by the afternoon.

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Commuter forecast for April 28, 2010

It's going to be a bit breezy and a little chilly this morning, but it will at least be dry. Expect to encounter the same minor construction delays that have hindered the morning commute the past few days.

Published on April 28, 2010