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Videos for July 14, 2010

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Overnight weather for July 15, 2010

The humidity will taper off a bit overnight but the temperatures will stay near a warm 75. Tomorrow will see the heat and humidity return with a chance for spotty showers.

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Volunteer group bikes and builds

A group of about 30 bikers is making its way across the country, stopping in various cities to build homes for Habitat for Humanity. The group's next stop will be in Colorado.

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Historic plane tours offer unique perspective

Historic airplanes will be on display and available to tour at the Lawrence Municipal Airport. The vintage planes include a B-17 and B-24.

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Plea entered in KU ticket scandal trial

Former KU Athletics employee Jason Jeffries entered a guilty plea Wednesday in federal court in relation to the KU ticket scandal. An estimated $1M to $3M of tickets was sold for personal gain.

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Residents find ways to beat summer heat

With the heat index in the triple digits recently, Lawrence residents are working to find ways to keep cool. Local health experts also weighed in on good practices for staying safe in hot weather.

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Trial date set in child sex abuse case

The trial date has been set for a Lawrence woman accused of sexually abusing two young children. The date is set for September 29.

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Oread fall investigation continues

More than five weeks after a man fell to his death at the Oread Hotel, the investigation continues. Police are still waiting for toxicology reports to return.

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Advanced voting opens for county primary

Advanced voting polls opened for the Douglas County primary election Wednesday. Nine people had cast ballots in person by noon.

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Lawrence retail sales down in 2010

Through the first half of 2010, sales taxes collected in Lawrence are down 1 percent. The number is lower than it was expected to be.

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Shoppers preparing for Sidewalk Sale

Avid Lawrence shoppers are getting some needed rest before hitting the annual Sidewalk Sale in downtown Lawrence. Many businesses will offer great deals early in the morning Thursday and continue throughout the entire day.

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Non-profit helping community keep cool

A local non-profit organization is helping those in need stay cool by giving away donated fans. The Penn House will give away the fans while supplies last.

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McCray rebounding after surgery

After about six months of rehabilitation following surgery, Danielle McCray is ready to get back in the action. The former Jayhawk star will begin playing with the Connecticut Sun.

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First 6Sports challenge set for Friday

The first 6Sports challenge will be aired on 6News this coming Friday. Kevin Romary and Andrew Baker will play HORSE with a well-known local basketball person.

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Vintage airplanes on display

A volunteer pilot of vintage airplanes on display at the Lawrence Municipal Airport talks about the planes and how long they'll be available.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for July 14, 2010

A heat advisory is in effect for the entire viewing area until 9 p.m. Strenuous activities, along with long periods outside should be avoided. A cold front will approach Northeast Kansas overnight Wednesday and into Thursday.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for July 14, 2010

After an already warm start to the day, temperatures will continue to heat into the upper 90s to near 100, with heat index values between 105 and 110. A heat advisory is in effect for the entire viewing area until 9 p.m. Strenuous activities, along with long periods outside, should be avoided.

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Firefighters investigate semi-truck that caught fire

Officers were dispatched to the parking lot of Graystone Apartments about 5:45 a.m. Wednesday.

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Commuter forecast for July 14, 2010

Try to stay inside and cool today, because it will already be hot by 9 a.m. with temperatures in the 80s. The heat index today will reach 110.

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