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Videos for February 7, 2010

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School board searching for alternatives

The Lawrence School Board is trying to find ways to cut nearly $5 million from the budget. The board does not want to close schools or lay off teachers, but says there are no easy choices left.

Published on February 7, 2010

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Parents, students march to save schools

Parents of local school children took to the streets Saturday in protest of closing any local schools. The Lawrence School Board is currently faced with cutting $5 million from the budget.

Published on February 7, 2010

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Live animals at farmers market debatable

Animals and pets are frequenters of local farmers markets, but possibly not for long. The city is looking at imposing rules against bringing pets to the markets for safety and health reasons.

Published on February 7, 2010

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A day in the life of a sanitation worker

Lawrence Journal-World reporter Chad Lawhorn spent a morning working with city sanitation crews to take out the trash. The city is currently discussing possible changes to the rate and wage system associated with the sanitation service.

Published on February 7, 2010

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Census providing local jobs

The upcoming census will help those looking for work to find a job, at least for a time. More than 70 area residents have applied to be census takers.

Published on February 7, 2010

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Overnight weather for February 7, 2010

A light snow and wintry mix will continue to fall on the area as the night carries on. Total snowfall for the next several hours is significantly less than first thought, with only 1-3 inches predicted into Monday. Temperatures will begin to drop as a cold front moves through the area.

Published on February 7, 2010

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KU football tickets prices drop

The KU Athletics Department is dropping ticket prices for the upcoming football season. Fans will be able to purchase season ticket packages for less than in previous years and even have an extra home game to look forward to.

Published on February 7, 2010

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KU basketball looking for improvement

After playing at a level unbecoming of the No. 1 team in the country, the Jayhawks are looking to improve against Texas Monday. Kansas currently boasts an undefeated conference record and looks to walk away from Austin with it intact.

Published on February 7, 2010

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KU women rebound from injury, win game

The Lady Jayhawks were back in action at the Fieldhouse Sunday against rival Kansas State. Kansas won the contest, even without Danielle McCray, whose career ended with a torn ACL in practice.

Published on February 7, 2010

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GameDay Cram Session: Texas

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 Texas.

Published on February 7, 2010

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TowerCam afternoon weather update for Feb. 7

A view from the 6News Towercam.

Published on February 7, 2010

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Morning weather for February 7, 2010

A view from the 6News Towercam.

Published on February 7, 2010

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Tree pruning explained

David Vertacnik explains his tree-pruning technique.

Published on February 7, 2010

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Overnight weather for February 6, 2010

A view from the 6News Towercam.

Published on February 7, 2010

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Curling has home in Kansas City

Ian Wolfe, president of the Kansas City Curling Club, discusses the increasing popularity of the winter sport.

Published on February 7, 2010