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Overnight weather for August 5, 2010
Temperatures will dip below 70 degrees overnight and the air should feel comfortable. Expect the weather to return to the 90s Thursday, even though it will feel cooler.
Published on August 4, 2010
Llama contest features Eudora brothers
The llama competition at the 2010 Douglas County Fair featured a sibling rivalry between two Eudora brothers. The brothers look to hone their skills and return to the competition next year.
First Main Street Live in Eudora
The first Main Street Live segment of 6News at 6 took place in Eudora Wednesday. The news crew filmed the segment at the Eudora public pool.
6News team in Eudora for Main Street Live
The 6News team took on Eudora Wednesday for the first Main Street Live segment of the season. The crew set up around the Eudora public pool.
Main Street Live weather forecast
Matt Elwell reports the weather forecast live from Eudora.
Eudora police, fire chiefs settling in
New police and fire department chiefs are settling in to Eudora life. Both say they have been learning quickly and benefiting from having one another around.
Main Street Live: Eudora brothers in llama show
Two Eudora brothers competed in the 2010 Douglas County Fair llama show. Both say they will train their animals and compete again next year.
Main Street Live: KU's first fall practice
The KU football team took to the field Wednesday for its first practice of the fall season. The Jayhawks will look to improve on last year's record while adjusting to a new head coach.
Eudora coach switching sports
Former Eudora football coach Gregg Webb is now the coach of the boys basketball team. Webb will take over official duties heading into this year's season.
New Eudora field nearing completion
The new Eudora stadium is scheduled to be completed before the first game of the Cardinals' football season. The home opener is set for September 10, 2010.
6News team interacts with Eudora crowd
After shooting Main Street Live in Eudora Wednesday, the 6News crew got the chance to interact with some of the children at the public pool. They were more than happy to jump in for the cameras.
Police chief Olin set to retire
Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin will retire from the force effective September 1. Olin was the police chief for the past 23 years.
Debate concerning coal plant continues
The debate over whether to build a new coal-powered plant in Kansas continued in Salina Wednesday. The plant would be built in western Kansas.
Woman suffers minor injuries in accident
A woman who ran her vehicle into a local building suffered only minor injuries Wednesday. The accident occurred Wednesday afternoon.
KU changes graduation time
Kansas University has decided to change the start time for graduation to 10:30 a.m. on May 22 to avoid the summer heat. The ceremony has typically begun at 2:30 p.m.
Suspect in shooting to appear in court
The suspect arresting in relation to the shooting at The Exchange is scheduled to appear in court Thursday. The suspect is charged with six counts of second-degree attempted murder.
Court date set in church protest case
A court date has been set in a case involving the Westboro Baptist Church. The church is being sued after protesting a family's funeral. The church claims the protest is protected under free speech.
Local police, fire crews to get raises
Local police and fire department employees are set to get an increase in pay next year. The city commission approved the raise Wednesday.
State leaders encourage farmers' market attendance
State leaders are encouraging people to attend one of the state's 92 farmers' markets this month. August is farmers' market month.
Road work to slow 31st Street traffic
Scheduled road construction on 31st Street will slow traffic through the area. The road work is set to begin Monday.
KU football starts fall practice
The KU football team began fall practices Wednesday on the KU campus. The team will look to improve under new head coach Turner Gill.
Jam judged at county fair
Jam was the item of the day at the Douglas County Fair Wednesday. Judges tasted various jams and dished out blue ribbons for the winners.
Party at the pool for Main Street Live: Eudora
The Channel 6 News crew and Broadband Man were out at the Eudora Public Pool on Wednesday evening for a live news broadcast — and a pool party.
Jayhawks take to practice fields
Members of the Kansas football team braved the August heat Wednesday for the first fall football practice.
6 Weather Morning Forecast for Aug. 4, 2010
A cold front will move through Northeast Kansas today. It will provide the area with a chance for showers and thunderstorms by the afternoon.
Commuter forecast for August 4, 2010
Storms will stay north of I-70 this Wednesday morning and temperatures will be in the 70s, but by afternoon watch out for some isolated thunderstorms.