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Videos for July 15, 2010

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Overnight weather for July 16, 2010

Temperatures will hang near 70 overnight with a very slim chance for rain. Friday will see temperatures back up in the 90s.

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Downtown packed for Sidewalk Sale

Lawrence residents were out in droves Thursday to take advantage of deals at the annual Sidewalk Sale. More than 50 local businesses participated in the event.

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Gas line break closes downtown businesses

Workers hit a gas line in downtown Lawrence Thursday that caused several local businesses to close their doors. The gas line was hit during the annual Sidewalk Sale and businesses that had to close were not pleased.

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Nonprofits profit from Sidewalk Sale

Nonprofit organizations set up stands in downtown Lawrence Thursday to give out information to area residents during the annual Sidewalk Sale. The organizations also accepted donations.

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Second former KU employee pleads guilty

Brandon Simmons pleaded guilty to charges concerning his involvement in the KU ticket scandal. Simmons was accused of knowing about the scandal but not informing anyone.

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Bank robbery suspect facing federal charges

A man who held up a bank teller at the KU Credit Union will face federal charges in the case. The man used a gun during the incident, which could result in a life sentence.

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State officials delay alcohol enforcement

State officials will delay alcohol enforcement legislature that would cause an increase in prices. Gov. Mark Parkinson put the breaks on the plan and the Alcoholic Beverage Control will resume discussion on the matter during the next session.

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Future of land still unclear after auction

A prime piece of real estate in Lawrence was finally sold in an auction Thursday. The land, which is expected to be used for an industrial park, sold for just less than $3M.

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Summer autism program winds to close

A summer program for autistic students came to a close Thursday. The program helps the students learn to function independently and will resume again in the fall.

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Simien-led basketball program ends

The Call to Greatness summer basketball program at Free State High School wound down Thursday. Wayne Simien hosted the camp, which featured more than 50 high school athletes.

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LHS volleyball prepping for new season

The Lawrence High Lions are back on the courts and working to get back into shape during their summer volleyball camp. The team returns four seniors and is working on fundamentals.

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Former Firebird joins Jayhawk family

Former Free State volleyball standout Taylor Manning is now a Jayhawk. After spending some time in Florida, she has returned to her home state and will be joining the Jayhawks' volleyball team in the fall.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for July 15, 2010

Scattered showers and storms will remain possible today, with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Lower 90s continue Friday, with a mix of sun and clouds. The weekend will start of sunny, with isolated showers and storms returning Sunday.

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Crews work to repair gas line

Traffic remained blocked on westbound Seventh Street as crews work to repair a ruptured gas line that necessitated a temporary evacuation of a few downtown businesses.

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A Fun Endeavor

The Free State Summer Autism Program takes a field trip to a dance studio for a lesson in yoga.

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Businesses evacuated due to gas leak

Starbucks, Cold Stone Creamery, Claire's and Talbots were briefly evacuated and Seventh Street closed to traffic because of a ruptured gas line Thursday morning during the Downtown Sidewalk Sale.

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Gas line rupture temporarily disrupts downtown

Emergency crews were on hand to evacuate three businesses and manage the flow of traffic downtown after a gas line was ruptured in the alley behind Starbucks.

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Sidewalk Sale draws early shoppers

Both novices and old hands at the annual Downtown Sidewalk Sale were on hand on Massachusetts Street early Thursday to seek out deals.

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Commuter forecast for July 15, 2010

It's a little wet this morning from overnight showers and there's still a chance for some scattered storms throughout the day. Temperatures should be decent and warming by 9 a.m. Roads may be a little wet but nothing major should delay your commute.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for July 15, 2010

Scattered showers and storms will remain possible today, with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s.

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Cram Session: KU defensive line preview

KUSports.com online editor Jesse Newell and Lawrence Journal-World KU football beat writer Matt Tait take a look at what to expect from the Jayhawk football team's defensive line this season.

Published on July 15, 2010