Videos for June 16, 2010

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Overnight weather for June 17, 2010

The clouds should be clearing out overnight with temperatures in the comfortable 70s. Thursday is expected to be another hot and humid day in northeast Kansas.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Heavy rain floods Lawrence streets

Slow-moving storms that passed through Douglas County Wednesday left many streets flooded and a good number of drivers stranded. More than two inches of rain fell on the area.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Suspect detained after stabbing incident

A suspect was detained Wednesday afternoon after reportedly stabbing a woman on a bike path in west Lawrence. Law enforcement officials followed the man into the nearby woods and took him into custody upon finding him.

Published on June 16, 2010

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One arrested in child sex crime case

A Lawrence man was arrested Tuesday night on charges of multiple child sex crimes. Police were called to the suspect's house when a DVD containing child pornography was found.

Published on June 16, 2010

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United Way survey to rank priorities

The United Way of Douglas County is looking for input from the community on priorities for its future. The group is looking to broaden its focus to help meet needs in several areas.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Supporters celebrate highway completion

More than 100 supporters gathered in Ottawa Wednesday to celebrate the completion of a portion of U.S. 59 in Franklin County. The Douglas County portion of the road is still far from done.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Perkins addresses Big 12 issues

Lew Perkins spoke to the media Wednesday for the first time since announcing his resignation about the current status of the Big 12. Perkins did not address his reasons for retirement or the ticket scandal and related athletic department issues.

Published on June 16, 2010

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KU AD confident in conference

Lew Perkins said Wednesday that the ten remaining teams in the Big 12 deciding to stay together was one of the greatest things to happen to college athletics in a long time. Perkins addressed the media at Allen Fieldhouse on Wednesday.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Former Jayhawks return for alumni game

Former KU basketball players were back in Lawrence to play against the current Jayhawks in session two of Bill Self's basketball camp. Players such as Mario Chalmers and Keith Langford put on a show in front of the fans.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Cancer society kicks off Kansas event

The American Cancer Society launched it's "Plant it pink" event Wednesday. The event seeks to sell pink tulips that will help raise money for breast cancer research.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Thunderstorms pummel Lawrence

Severe storms rolled through Lawrence and Douglas County Wednesday, June 16, 2010.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Storms roll through Douglas County

Thunderstorms made things difficult for commuters in Lawrence and Douglas County Wednesday evening.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued until 5:45

Heavy winds, rain and lightning have been associated with the severe thunderstorm moving across the area. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Douglas and Franklin counties until 5:45 p.m.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Perkins speaks to media

KU Athletics Director Lew Perkins delivers a press conference about the state of the Big 12 Conference and KU.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Douglas County under severe thunderstorm, flash flood warnings

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Douglas County until 5:45 p.m., and a flash flood warning until 7:30 p.m.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued

Radar indicated a strong storm capable of damaging winds moving east. The National Weather Service has issued a warning for Douglas, Jefferson and Shawnee counties.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Governor discusses his role in Big 12 talks

After a U.S. Highway 59 dedication ceremony this morning in Ottawa, Gov. Mark Parkinson discusses his role in the Big 12 Conference realignment process, and the prospects for the league to stick together in the long term.

Published on June 16, 2010

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for June 16, 2010

Mostly clear skies for the beginning of the day, but clouds will gradually increase, with scattered storms possible by the afternoon. Highs will climb into the upper 80s.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Commuter forecast for June 16, 2010

This morning will be mostly clear with temperatures in the mid- to upper-60s, but a chance of storms returns later tonight.

Published on June 16, 2010

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Full-Time Farming

Listen as Lawrence farmer Jill Elmers talks about how she juggles her farm along side her part-time job as an engineer.

Published on June 16, 2010