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Overnight weather for July 29, 2010
There's a slight chance for showers tonight with temperatures in the low 70s. Tomorrow it will reach 91 and be less humid.
Published on July 28, 2010
Teachers finding new way to teach: with hip-hop
Area teachers are trying to find new ways to appeal to students, and hip-hop music might be the way.
Senate candidates leaving behind representative seats for race
Republican candidates Todd Tiahrt and Jerry Moran are giving up their seats in the House of Representatives to run for a seat in the Senate.
Tonganoxie mayor resigns after obscene e-mail
Mike Vestal has stepped down as mayor after sending an inappropriate e-mail from his official computer.
Fire in Lecompton caused $340K in damage
Firefighters haven't determined the cause of the fire in the cabinet-making shop.
Challenger accuses Lynn Jenkins of mismanaging taxpayer money
Dennis Pyle wants Jenkins to pay back $420,000 to the government, money he said she wasted.
Audit of police department to be completed by October
The audit was suggested in 2008 but has been delayed by the scope of the project.
Accident in Jefferson County kills two children, leaves three people injured
One person was treated and released while the other two, one a child, remain in the hospital.
Turner Gill takes the podium at Big 12 Media Days
The KU football coach talked about the quarterback competition going on in the team.
KU offensive lineman Brad Thorson discusses having a former quarterback as a coach
The senior football player said coach Turner Gill's success in his college football playing days helped him coach the team.
Journal-World football writer discusses KU football season on Fox Sports' Big 12 Live show
Matt Tait discussed the upcoming football season with a Big12Sports.com writer.
Pony swim an annual tradition in east
The ponies are auctioned off after the swim in Virginia.
Former Lawrence high school students need more votes to get grant
The graduates are hoping to get a grant from Pepsi to help fund anti-bullying programs in Lawrence schools.
Candi Baker, director of dance at the Lawrence Arts Center, performs her rap during the Art of Integration Summer Workshop, organized by the Lied Center.
Kendra Anderson, music teacher at Prairie Park School, performs her rap during the Art of Integration Summer Workshop, organized by the Lied Center.
Heather Watgen, who teaches fifth grade at Cordley School, performs her rap during the Art of Integration Summer Workshop, organized by the Lied Center.
Big 12 Media Days: KU takes the podium
KUsports.com's Jesse Newell and Matt Tait discuss the KU football team's appearance at the Big 12 Football Media Days on July 28, 2010, in Irving, Texas.
Biggs BBQ famous hot potato salad
Owner Doug Holiday talks about the twice-baked hot potato salad.
6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for July 28, 2010
Isolated pop-up showers are possible across the region as the approaching cold front works its way through NE Kansas. Look for a low around 73° tonight with a SW wind near 5-10mph.
Commuter Forecast for July 28, 2010
Expect a fairly typical summertime commute this afternoon, with a few delays expected in some areas.
KU coach Turner Gill discusses the quarterback competition
KU coach Turner Gill talks about the quarterback competition during Big 12 media days on July 28, 2010, in Irving, Texas.
KU offensive lineman Brad Thorson discusses the quarterback competition between Kale Pick and Jordan Webb
KU offensive lineman Brad Thorson talks about the quarterback competition between Kale Pick and Jordan Webb during Big 12 media days on July 28, 2010 in Irving, Texas.
6 Weather Morning Forecast for July 28, 2010
Another warm and muggy day is expected with afternoon highs climbing back into the lower and middle 90s. A cold front will begin to move into the area today. There is a chance for a few isolated thunderstorms thanks to the front and daytime heating.
Commuter forecast for July 28, 2010
It'll be another warm drive this morning with temperatures in the 70s but traffic should be normal on the commute.
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