Videos for August 8, 2010

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Overnight weather for August 9, 2010

A warm night won't yield much relief from the heat with temperatures hanging near 80 degrees. Monday will be more of the same as triple digits are expected.

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District leaders reflect on first day jitters

With the summer winding down and children preparing to return to school, some district leaders took time to reflect on their first days in school. Most classes will begin during the next two weeks.

Published on August 8, 2010

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Student-built housing still on market

Energy-efficient houses built by KU architecture students aren't selling well in the down economy. The Studio 804 program, which is a non-profit, will have to seek out community funding for its next projects.

Published on August 8, 2010

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Hundreds attend funeral for crash victims

Three children died from injuries suffered during a motor vehicle accident last week. About 400 people turned out for the funeral, which was held in Topeka.

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Man arrested after making threats

A Lawrence man was arrested Sunday morning after threatening another individual. The incident, which was a domestic dispute, ended with the man in jail on two counts of aggravated assault.

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Funeral costs have families weighing options

The number of people choosing to cremate their loved ones after death has risen 10 percent since 2004. The trend also applies to Lawrence residents.

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Couple survives carbon monoxide scare

A Tonganoxie couple discovered the hard way they had a carbon monoxide leak in their home. After getting sick and feeling the effects, they were treated at an area hospital. The couple have since installed several detectors in their home.

Published on August 8, 2010

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Wichita program getting kids rolling

A program for disabled children in Wichita is helping them get on and ride bicycles for the first time. The program starts the kids off in an ice rink with rollers instead of training wheels.

Published on August 8, 2010

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Jayhawk returns for sixth year on field

Angus Quigley is taking advantage of a sixth year of eligibility by getting on the KU football field. The super senior has played a variety of positions in his time at KU.

Published on August 8, 2010

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Fair wraps up with barnyard competition

The 2010 Douglas County Fair came to a close Saturday evening. Children had the chance to compete in events they'd been training for all week with the Barnyard Olympics.

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Afternoon weather for August 8, 2010

A view from the 6News TowerCam.

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Morning weather for August 8, 2010

A view from the 6News Towercam.

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Superintendant Rick Doll

Superintendant Rick Doll describes his memories of the first day of school.

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Teacher Marissa Diener

First-year teacher Marissa Diener describes her memories of the first day of school.

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Learning coach Cheryl Wright

Learning coach Cheryl Wright describes her memories of the first day of school.

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School board member Scott Morgan

School board member Scott Morgan describes his memories of the first day of school.

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LEA President Valerie Johnson-Powell

LEA President Valerie Johnson-Powell describes her memories of the first day of school.

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Woodlawn School principal Jeanne Fridell

Woodlawn School principal Jeanne Fridell describes her memories of the first day of school.

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Overnight weather for August 8, 2010

A view from the 6News Towercam.

Published on August 8, 2010