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Videos for July 1, 2010

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Couple dies in plane crash in Jefferson County

The New York couple took off from Kansas City early Thursday morning before attempting a crash landing near Lawrence.

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Area pilot attempted to help couple before their crash

A local commercial pilot heard the couple calling out for help while he was flying Thursday morning.

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New proposed budget keeps taxes steady but cuts 10 jobs

City manager David Corliss said the 10 jobs lost would not be layoffs.

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New budget allows purchase of new pothole patcher

The patcher will allow holes to be fixed even in cold weather.

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Gov. Parkinson endorses Tom Holland in 2010 governor race

Parkinson said that Sam Brownback, the Republican candidate, was too right-wing and had been in Washington too long to effectively run Kansas.

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School board elects new president

Rich Minder is the new president of the board for the next year.

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Horses find temporary home after accident on I-70

A truck pulling a trailer full of 10 horses and three colts crashed near Lawrence on Thursday. That's when a nearby farm owner stepped in to give the horses a place to stay.

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Overnight weather for July 2, 2010

Tonight will be another cool night with temperatures dipping all the way to 60. Tomorrow we'll heat back up again, reaching 90 degrees.

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Motorist assist program returns after budget-related hiatus

The Kansas Turnpike Authority is bringing back the program in time for the holiday weekend.

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Lawrence Raiders lose to Colorado team

The Raiders played the Mountain Vista Eagles, losing 8-5.

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Former Jayhawk Drew Gooden gets new NBA deal

Gooden has been offered a five-year, $32 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucs.

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Tour of Lawrence bike race starts tomorrow

The race, in which about 400 bikers participate for a $20,000 prize, will last three days.

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Best breakfast in Kansas goes to Manhattan cafe

Food Network Magazine deemed The Chef as the best place to get breakfast in Kansas.

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Accident snarls traffic on I-70

Traffic was backed up on Interstate 70 near the Douglas/Leavenworth county line early Thursday evening following an accident that involved a trailer carrying horses.

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Michael Johnston

Michael Johnston, CEO and president of the Kansas Turnpike Authority, discusses the value of the Safety Assist program.

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Don Mosher

Don Mosher, an employee of the Safety Assist program, explains the importance of the program.

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Capt. John Walters

Capt. John Walters, of the Kansas Highway Patrol, outlines the responsibilities of the Safety Assist program.

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Area pilot tried to help

A local pilot who was in the air Thursday morning describes the air traffic control conversation just before a small plane crashed in rural Jefferson County killing Greg Collis and his wife, Pindi. The New York couple had taken off from Kansas City.

Published on July 1, 2010

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Time for some sweet corn

Sweet corn harvest is under way in Douglas County.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for July 1, 2010

Cool conditions will continue tonight with light southeasterly breezes at 5-10 mph and lows in the low 60s. Tomorrow will be mostly sunny and slightly warmer with highs near 90 and relatively low humidity readings.

Published on July 1, 2010

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Aerial footage of the crash site

Helicopter footage of the site of the passenger plane crash site in rural Jefferson County, courtesy of KMBC News.

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Witness describes plane crash

Matt Walder, who works as a ranch hand at J Bar Ranch in rural Jefferson County, witnessed the crash.

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Small plane crashes in Jefferson County

Two people were killed Thursday morning when the plane they were flying from New York to Arizona crashed in rural Jefferson County just north of Lawrence, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Harrig said.

Published on July 1, 2010

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for July 1, 2010

The great weather continues for yet another day, with mostly sunny skies and highs in the middle 80s. Winds will be a little more breezy today, out of the southeast at 10 to 20 mph.

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Commuter forecast for July 1, 2010

We'll see a cooler start to this morning, but by 9 a.m. the temperature will be 70. The day will be a bit breezy with temperatures reaching 86.

Published on July 1, 2010