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Videos for August 24, 2010

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Overnight weather for August 25, 2010

It's almost going to feel cold overnight with temperatures dipping into the 50s before warming into the 80s Wednesday. Skies should be clear through the night and into the afternoon.

Published on August 24, 2010

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New garden project at Free State High School

About a dozen community members are planning a unique garden project at Free State High School. There will be two gardens: one for the school and one for the community.

Published on August 24, 2010

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City Hall celebrates 30 years

The City Hall building in downtown Lawrence celebrated its 30th anniversary Tuesday. Former city leaders gathered to reminisce about the building's history and the way it revitalized the northern end of downtown Lawrence.

Published on August 24, 2010

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National chapter investigating rape

The national chapter of Delta Chi fraternity is investigating an alleged rape that occurred during the weekend. The suspect appeared in court Monday.

Published on August 24, 2010

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Commission defers tax district talks

The Lawrence city commission voted to defer a decision on a new tax district plan for some area businesses. Commissioners want to know more about the future of a current space before moving forward.

Published on August 24, 2010

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Planning commission opposed to Lowe's

Planning commissioners late Monday recommended denial of a plan to build a Lowe's in northwest Lawrence. The commissioners voted to recommend denial by 8-2.

Published on August 24, 2010

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Attorney general sends Craigslist letter

Kansas attorney general Steve Six and counterparts from 16 other states announced they have sent a letter to the Craigslist CEO about adult services offered on the site. The state officials say the use is not regulated effectively enough.

Published on August 24, 2010

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Managing finances important for future

Financial experts gathered at the Dole Institute of Politics Tuesday to discuss proper fiscal management. The experts said financial education is important for people of all ages.

Published on August 24, 2010

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State agencies step up DUI enforcement

State and local agencies are working to step up enforcement of drinking and driving. There will be increased enforcement through the first week of September.

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Fall crops maturing early in heat

Kansas crops are benefiting from the heat. Many crops are reaching maturity earlier than usual.

Published on August 24, 2010

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Elderly education brings rivals together

Officials from Kansas University and Kansas State University met Tuesday to help lay the foundation for classes aimed at people older than 50. It will be K-State's first time participating in the program.

Published on August 24, 2010

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NASCAR driver visits KU campus

Clint Bowyer, a prominent NASCAR driver and former Emporia resident, was in Lawrence Tuesday to promote upcoming races in the area. Bowyer met with Turner Gill and got a tour of KU's athletic facilities.

Published on August 24, 2010

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LHS football gearing up for new season

After a season in which it only won one game, the Lions' football team is looking to make some positive noise this year. The team will feature a new quarterback.

Published on August 24, 2010

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Lions volleyball looking for deep state run

The LHS volleyball team is looking to make a third straight state tournament this season. With a solid group of returning seniors, the Lions are poised to make it deep into the postseason.

Published on August 24, 2010

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Aug. 24, 2010

A cold front moved through our region early today without a trace of rain in Lawrence. It did bring much cooler temperatures, however, on the heels of north winds at 5-15 mph. Expect mostly clear skies tonight with lows in the mid-upper 50s.

Published on August 24, 2010

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Commuter Forecast for Aug. 24, 2010

Commute times this afternoon should be fairly typical, with no delays out of the ordinary expected.

Published on August 24, 2010

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Aug. 24, 2010

A cold front is moving across Northeast Kansas today. After some morning rain, skies will slowly clear out through the day giving way to mostly sunny skies by the afternoon. Highs today will only reach the upper 70s and lower 80s. A breezy north wind will develop, allowing cooler and drier air to settle into Northeast Kansas.

Published on August 24, 2010

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Commuter forecast for August 24, 2010

Some rain is expected to stay off to the west of the area this morning and temperatures should be near a comfortable 70 degrees. Expect more sun this afternoon and no major traffic delays.

Published on August 24, 2010