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Videos for August 16, 2010

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Overnight weather for August 17, 2010

Another cool evening is in store with temperatures in the 60s and some rumbles likely late. Tuesday will bring temperatures in the 70s and showers throughout the day.

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New students learn KU traditions

Thousands of new Jayhawks began learning the traditions that will help shape their college experiences on the hill. More than 3,000 students packed Memorial Stadium for the annual Traditions Night.

Published on August 16, 2010

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Young students get start at new school

Four and five-year-olds were in their new classrooms at Kennedy Elementary Monday. The new classrooms were part of the plan made when an area early childhood center was closed.

Published on August 16, 2010

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KU scholars make walk up hill

The Mount Oread Scholars, freshman students at KU, made the walk up the hill to signify the beginning of their college careers Monday. The scholars program is in it's 60th year.

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One injured in trench collapse

One man was flown to an area hospital Monday after a trench he was working in collapsed, pinning him temporarily. A condition update for the man was not available Monday evening, but his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Published on August 16, 2010

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Cause of Ohio Street fire determined

The fire that broke out at an Ohio Street residence was caused by clothing left near a lamp. The fire caused about $75,000 of damage.

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Man reports armed robbery at residence

A man who was temporarily living at a residence in the 500 block of Eldridge Street reported being the victim of an armed robbery Monday morning. The man did not receive any serious injuries during the incident.

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KDHE fixing costly hard drive problem

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is working to fix problems that caused errors with 85 percent of its hard drives. The fix will cost about $700,000.

Published on August 16, 2010

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Record number of Kansans using seat belts

A record number of Kansas drivers have been using their seat belts during the past year. A study has shown more then 80 percent of Kansas drivers are wearing the safety devices.

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Kidcast: Will Shultz

The 6News kidcast segment for August 16, 2010.

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KU football working on defensive speed

After a 2009 season where KU ranked near the bottom of the conference in defensive statistics, Coach Turner Gill is focused on increasing the team's overall defensive speed. The team has also switched from two-a-day practices to one per day as classes are set to begin.

Published on August 16, 2010

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Jayhawk named to preseason watch list

KU Junior Tim Biere was named to a national preseason watch list that honors the top tight ends in the nation. Biere is one of 32 players in the country to earn the preseason honor.

Published on August 16, 2010

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High school sports seasons start

Students are returning to area high schools and so are high school sports. Every area high school began practices for the fall season Monday.

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6Sports Top Six

The best six plays from the week's area sports.

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School Days

Experience the sights and sounds of the first day of school with Kennedy preschoolers.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Aug. 16, 2010

A disturbance will move out of the Rockies and across the Sunflower State through the day. It will make its way into to Northeast Kansas very late tonight and early Tuesday. This will provide the area with excellent chance of widespread showers and thunderstorms through the day Tuesday.

Published on August 16, 2010

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Commuter Forecast for Aug. 16, 2010

No major projects are on tap for the area, although delays in the usual areas can be expected.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Aug. 16, 2010

An area of high pressure remains in control of our weather pattern for Monday. A light east winds will develop by the afternoon. Drier and cooler air will stick around keeping afternoon highs in check. Temperatures will top out in the middle and upper 80s.

Published on August 16, 2010

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Commuter forecast for August 16, 2010

Cool temperatures will be a welcome break from the recent heat while you make your morning commute. No major traffic delays are expected.

Published on August 16, 2010