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Videos for February 3, 2010

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Local nurse returns from Haiti

A Lawrence nurse returned from her medical trip to Haiti. The medical professional said she brought back many amazing stories from the experience.

Published on February 3, 2010

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Hit-and-run victim in serious condition

The Lawrence woman who was struck in Sunday morning's hit-and-run accident is in serious condition as of Wednesday night. The accident occurred in the 2700 block of Lawrence Avenue.

Published on February 3, 2010

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County taxpayers won't pay for construction

Douglas County taxpayers will not pump more than a quarter million dollars into a road construction project in southwest Lawrence. The project will cost an estimated $6.5 million and is slated to begin later this year.

Published on February 3, 2010

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Toyota recalls may be fixable

Toyota dealers may have found a way to fix millions of cars that were recently recalled. The problem people were having involved an acceleration pedal that was sticking.

Published on February 3, 2010

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Local athletic club closes doors

The east side Lawrence Athletic Club closed its doors Wednesday for unknown legal reasons. The owner says the closing was not planned.

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Convenience store bus stop back in business

The Conoco convenience store that used to serve as a Greyhound Bus stop is back in business. The owner hopes to begin selling bus tickets within a week.

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New burger joint planned for Lawrence

There may soon be a new burger joint in Lawrence. Smashburger is currently set to open its doors in northwest Lawrence later this spring.

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Students celebrate school, help Haiti

Basehor-Linwood observed its 100th day of school Wednesday. One elementary school celebrated with learning and helping Haiti.

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Overnight weather for February 3, 2010

Moisture will be working its way into the area overnight and into Thursday, bringing with it the potential for snow. Temperatures are currently above freezing, but as much as three inches of snow are possible into Friday afternoon.

Published on February 3, 2010

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High school facility projects to be completed

The Lawrence school district will be able to complete all the projects on its list for local high school outdoor facilities. Bids for the projects came in under budget.

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Missouri sees home winning streak end

Missouri led early and fell late to Texas A&M in Big 12 play Wednesday. The loss snaps the Tigers' 32-game home winning streak.

Published on February 3, 2010

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Turner Gill reveals recruiting class

KU football coach Turner Gill revealed the incoming recruiting class for the upcoming season's team. Wednesday saw many prospects commit to schools as part of National Signing Day.

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Turner Gill press conference, February 3, 2010

Video from the press conference with KU football coach Turner Gill on February 3, 2010.

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Part Seven

Chief Operations Officer Frank Harwood continues to discuss possible elementary school changes.

Published on February 3, 2010

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Part Six

Chief Operations Officer Frank Harwood discusses contingencies that could affect elementary schools.

Published on February 3, 2010

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Lawrence nurse returns from Haiti mission

Lawrence Memorial Hospital nurse Karin Feltman spent the past week in Haiti on a medical mission to help as many earthquake victims as she could.

Published on February 3, 2010

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Part Five

Myron Melton, principal at West Junior High School and chair of the secondary principals, discusses projected secondary enrollment and what the impact of cuts would be on each individual school.

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Part Four

The discussion of programs and services that might see cuts continues.

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Part Three

Kim Bodensteiner, chief academic officer, discusses possible program cuts.

Published on February 3, 2010

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Part Two

The board goes over various questions, including how much will be saved by retirement if those positions are not replaced, what could be saved by 4-day weeks, and what cuts may still be coming in the future if the state fails to meet projections.

Published on February 3, 2010

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Part One

Kathy Johnson, division director of finance, goes over the 2008-09 cuts that were made for the 2009-10 school year.

Published on February 3, 2010

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Feb. 3, 2010

Mostly cloudy skies return tonight, with lows falling in the upper 20s to lower 30s. Our next system will bring a chance for a wintry mix Thursday, with our best chance for a wintry mix/snow late tomorrow into Friday.

Published on February 3, 2010

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Commuter Forecast for Feb. 3, 2010

It should be a fairly normal commute, with air traffic doing fine.

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Commuter Forecast for February 3, 2010

The Wednesday commute could include patchy fog but not many other travel hazards.

Published on February 3, 2010