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Videos for February 5, 2010

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Overnight weather for February 5, 2010

The snow has passed for now but the temperatures will begin to dip as we move into the weekend. The skies will be clear but more snow is in the forecast for the end of the weekend.

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Family readies for hunting competition

An area family's love of the hunt will be on display as the youngsters take part in a squirrel hunt Saturday. Hunting has been just one way the family has bonded together over the years.

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Arrest made after K2 raids

K2 is no longer being sold in Lawrence businesses after raids and an arrest. A 29-year-old Lawrence man accused of selling and distributing the controlled substance will have a preliminary hearing in April.

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Snowfall causes traffic problems

Mother Nature dumped more than three inches of snow on Lawrence Friday. Police responded to more than 40 traffic accidents during the day.

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Wear Red Day recognizes heart disease

Lawrence residents raised money and awareness for the American Heart Association on Friday, which was National Wear Red Day. Among the Lawrence activities was a health fair at Haskell Indian Nations University.

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Governor discusses smoking bill

Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson says he plans to veto a House bill that would ban smoking in public indoor places while allowing numerous exemptions. Parkinson says the bill is ridiculous.

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Nation's kids get brighter smiles

The Douglas County Dental Clinic in Lawrence participated in the national Give Kids A Smile Day. They provided free care for about 20 low-income children who didn't have insurance. The care was worth about $4,000.

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McCray out for season

Danielle McCray will not play another game during this year's basketball season. The senior torn her ACL during practice.

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Lions drop another one

The LHS boys basketball team started the season 0-6. Since then they've gotten on track but dropped one Friday to Shawnee Mission West, 38-50.

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Firebirds roll over Lancers

The Free State boys basketball team handled Shawnee Mission East easily on Friday. The Firebirds won 63-49.

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Tonganoxie boys pummel Perry

The Tonganoxie boys basketball team destroyed Perry-Lecompton Friday. The Chieftains walked away with a 53-22 victory.

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KU looks to sweep series with Nebraska

The Jayhawks return to the Phog Saturday to take on the Cornhuskers in round two of the regular-season series. Kansas won the first meeting.

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Starside worm workers

Starside Elementary School in De Soto is tending to a collection of worms that are helping to break down cafeteria waste. The school has twelve bins or factories of the Pennsylvania red wigglers to help create the compost.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Feb. 5, 2010

Snow will continue to taper off for the afternoon. Snow totals so far are between 3-4 inches across Douglas county. Temperatures will stay in the low 30's through the day with a light snow or flurries expected for the afternoon and evening. Low will drop to the middle 20's this evening with a north wind between 5-15 mph.

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Commuter Forecast for Feb. 5, 2010

While snow is beginning to wind down, road surfaces are mostly above freezing, which means slushy driving conditions this afternoon.

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The schoolhouse Bible

Charlene Winter of Lecompton talks about her mother's Bible when she was a young teacher.

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The eBay Bible

Tod Sutton finds his family through eBay.

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The Scotland Bible

Frieda Culbertson has her family Bible that was from her mother's side from Scotland since the 1840's.

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Snow challenges Lawrence drivers

Motorists were struggling to maneuver up the hills near Kasold Drive and Peterson Road Friday morning. About an inch of snow had fallen by the time this video was taken. City crews are on the roads treating with a mix of salt and sand.

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GameDay Cram Session: Nebraska

KUSports.com online editor Jesse Newell and Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan take a look at what to expect from the Kansas basketball team's matchup against Nebraska.

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Commuter forecast for February 5, 2010

No matter where you're traveling in northeast Kansas this morning, you're likely to run into snow. The blowing flakes will cut down on visibility and the wet roads could become slick. Watch out for possibly snowpacked roads as you head out.

Published on February 5, 2010