Videos for June 17, 2010

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Overnight weather for June 18, 2010

The humidity from the day will carry through during the night and into the day Friday. Expect temperatures in the 70s overnight.

Published on June 17, 2010

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KU library plans summer renovations

Anschutz Library on the KU campus is getting a facelift starting this summer. The renovations are just the first face in a multi-million dollar overhaul of the campus study spot.

Published on June 17, 2010

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School district honors GED grads

The Lawrence School District presented about 80 people with GED diplomas at Free State High School Thursday. The grads took courses through the Lawrence Adult Learning Center.

Published on June 17, 2010

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Library expansion would meet local needs

Plans to expand the Lawrence Public Library would help meet the needs of those who use the facility in downtown Lawrence. Expansion plans include more parking space an upgraded services.

Published on June 17, 2010

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Stabbing suspect possibly linked to other crimes

The man arrested Wednesday for attacking a woman on her bike is believed to be linked to several other crimes. Had it not been for two recent high school graduates, the incident Wednesday afternoon could have been worse, according to police.

Published on June 17, 2010

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Man appears in court for child sex crimes

A man arrested for child sex crimes after being turned in by a family member appeared in court Thursday. He is scheduled to make his next court appearance next Wednesday.

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One injured in multi-vehicle accident

One man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries suffered during a three-car accident Thursday morning. The accident occurred near the intersection of Sixth and Rockledge Road.

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City cleaning up after flooding

City crews spent time Thursday cleaning up what was left of the flood waters that fell on Lawrence Wednesday. Crews worked to repair a sink hole that formed in Watson Park.

Published on June 17, 2010

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School coalition plans to file lawsuit

A coalition of Kansas school districts has notified the state that it plans to file a new lawsuit after funding cuts. The group believes the cuts were unconstitutional.

Published on June 17, 2010

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Former Jayhawks rock Roundball Classic

Jayhawks from years past returned to Lawrence to help raise money for families in need at the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic. The event was held at Free State High School.

Published on June 17, 2010

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Selby's debut delayed by injury

The KU basketball world will have to wait another 3-5 weeks for Josh Selby to make his Jayhawk debut. The highly-touted new Jayhawk says his only goal while at Kansas is to win a national championship.

Published on June 17, 2010

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Topeka falcons take first flight

The falcon chicks nesting at the Westar Building in downtown Topeka took flight Thursday. The family of birds is expected to stay through the summer.

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Three-vehicle accident causes minor injuries

Emergency crews work at the scene of a three-vehicle crash near Sixth Street and Rockledge Road on Thursday.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for June 17, 2010

Storm chances will return to the north by tonight, with a few strong to severe storms possible along the Nebraska border. Overnight lows will dip into the lower to middle 70s, with breezy winds continuing. Scattered showers and storms will be possible for everyone Friday, and with the already saturated grounds, we will have to keep a close eye on the potential for localized flooding.

Published on June 17, 2010

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Commuter Forecast for June 17, 2010

There's a bit of a breeze today, but this afternoon's commute should be back to normal.

Published on June 17, 2010

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for June 17, 2010

A few passing clouds will be possible today, but overall expect mostly sunny skies, hot and breezy conditions. Highs will climb into the lower to middle 90s, with heat index values near 100 and winds from the south at 15 to 25 mph.

Published on June 17, 2010

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Commuter forecast for June 17, 2010

It's finally going to be dry for the morning commute with temperatures hanging in the low 70s. No roads have been reported closed due to flooding but still keep your eyes open and drive safely.

Published on June 17, 2010

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Highway opening: Gov. Mark Parkinson

Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson assesses his chances for financing completion of the South Lawrence Trafficway by the time he leaves office in January.

Published on June 17, 2010

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Highway opening: Deb Miller

Deb Miller, Kansas secretary of transportation, explains how the South Lawrence Trafficway project fits into the upcoming $1.7 billion state transportation program.

Published on June 17, 2010