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Overnight weather for August 16, 2010
A break from the heat is expected overnight with temperatures dipping into the 60s. Monday will see mild heat return with a chance for storms late.
Published on August 15, 2010
Hawk Week festivities near
New students will soon be participating in Hawk Week activities on the KU campus. New Jayhawks will learn to clap the fight song and wave the wheat.
County to offer new mediation service
Douglas County will begin offering a new family mediation service. The new program will provide mediation for families who can't afford the service during divorces.
New students move in on KU campus
Thousands of new students moved into on-campus housing Sunday. Classes will start on Thursday.
Haskell holds BBQ dinner on campus
More than 700 students attended a dinner gathering put on by the Breaking Camp group. The event also provided the students with scholastic necessities.
Fallen trees cut power to residents
Some fallen trees branches left hundreds without power Sunday when they hit power lines. The outages originated from lines in the 500 block of Louisiana Street.
House fire investigation continues
The cause of a fire that broke out at an Ohio Street home was still under investigation Sunday. No one was injured in the Saturday afternoon incident.
Disability scores lagging in school district
The Lawrence school district is falling behind federal standards for students with disabilities passing reading and math tests. District leaders are looking for ways to raise the scores.
Kansas inmate seeking new trial
A Kansas inmate is appealing to the state supreme court for a new trial in a gas station robbery case. The hearing is scheduled for September 15.
GaDuGi hires new trauma counselor
A federal grant has allowed GaDuGi to hire a new trauma counselor to assist with sexual assault cases. The new counselor will provide free counseling.
Experts help Kansans save treasures
Experts from the Smithsonian Institute were in Topeka for the weekend examining area residents' treasures. About 60 people attended the event.
Road restoration to preserve history
Three blocks of New York Street are getting a makeover to return the neighborhood roads to their historic appearance. More than 400,000 bricks will be used.
New KU pharmacy building opens
A new building that will house many pharmacy school programs is set to open at the beginning of the fall semester. The building was a $45M project and not all areas will be open immediately.
KU students to help rewrite fight song
KU students will have the opportunity to help rewrite the KU fight song after conference realignment moved Nebraska and Colorado from the Big 12. The new lyrics will be revealed during homecoming week.
KU soccer drops exhibition contest
The Jayhawks took on the Blue Jays from Creighton in the first of several preseason exhibition games Sunday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex. KU lost the game 3-0.
Area children reel in the big ones at derby
An annual fishing derby at Clinton State Park Saturday had are kids reeling 'em in. The biggest fish caught was 16 inches long.
KU Students Move-In Day
KU students move themselves and their belongings into the KU residence halls Sunday, August 15, 2010
Afternoon weather for August 15, 2010
A view from the 6News TowerCam.
Morning weather for August 15, 2010
A view from the 6News Towercam.
Overnight weather for August 15, 2010