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Videos for March 4, 2010

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Overnight weather for March 4, 2010

The temperatures will be dipping again tonight. A light breeze will ensure things stay cool, but temperatures are expected to reach the 50s this week.

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Idol star visits Veritas

Phil Stacey, a finalist on season six of American Idol, visited Veritas Christian school to talk about faith. The singer/songwriter also performed a few songs.

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Students strut in prom dress drive

Students at Free State High School put on the second annual Prom Dress Drive Thursday. The event, in the form of a fashion show, helps sell lightly used prom dresses.

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Jaeger sentenced to nearly nine years

Matthew Jaeger was sentenced to nearly nine years in prison for crimes against a former girlfriend. Jaeger will serve consecutive sentences for his crimes.

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One transported after truck hits tree

A Linwood man was taken to an air hospital by air ambulance Thursday after his truck hit a tree. The man's condition was not immediately available.

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School board pondering cut options

The Lawrence school board is still working on solutions to the budget problem. Board members have said cutting teacher wages has not gained any traction.

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Governor to reveal budget options

Governor Mark Parkinson is getting ready to reveal plans that would help the state budget. He will discuss the possibility of more budget cuts Friday.

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Water fund bill in works

Funding for Kansas water legal battles was mistakenly added to the state's general fund last year. The bill would protect those funds in the future and keep them from being cut.

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Ford CEO looks to help Lawrence schools

The CEO of Ford, a LHS and KU alum, will be in town to speak at a fundraiser aimed at helping Lawrence schools. The keynote speaker is looking to raise more than $50,000.

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North Lawrence roads to open for parade

Roads in North Lawrence will be opened temporarily during the St. Patrick's Day parade to accommodate vehicles. The roadways will only be open for about 90 minutes.

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Construction rerouts running route

The Shamrock Shuffle, an annual St. Patrick's Day running event, will have a slightly different route this year. The construction in North Lawrence has caused the shift.

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Vandals target Manhattan sign

Vandals worked over a hillside sign near Manhattan to make a KU reference. Area police are investigating the incident.

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Free State boys advance in close game

The Firebirds eked out a close victory in sub-state play Thursday. The Firebird boys won 29-27.

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Season ends for LHS boys

Lawrence High fell to Shawnee Mission Northwest Thursday in sub-state tournament play. The Loins lost 63-53.

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Basehor girls crush top seed, advance

The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team took it to the top sub-state team Thursday. The Bobcats won 53-37.

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Jayhawks roll over rival Wildcats

Kansas gave Sherron Collins a victory Wednesday night for his final game in Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks have one more conference contest in the regular season on Saturday.

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Haskell makes national tournament

Haskell Indian Nations University earned a bid to the women's basketball national tournament, the NAIA. The team finished the season with a 20-8 record.

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Gun found in student's car

Police found a gun in a Free State High School student's car Thursday. School officials said they were notifying parents and students of the incident.

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Man injured in one-vehicle accident in Leavenworth County

Emergency officials work at the scene of an accident in rural Leavenworth County. A man was taken by air ambulance to KU Hospital in Kansas City, Kan, after his vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree, trapping him for 40 minutes.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for March 4, 2010

A few more clouds move in tonight, with lows falling into the upper 20s to lower 30s. Expect scattered clouds for Friday, with highs in the middle 50s.

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Commuter Forecast for March 4, 2010

It'll be a sunny commute this afternoon, so get the shade ready if you're headed west.

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Vandals turn 'KS' sign in Manhattan into 'KU'

Vandals used trash bags to turn a KS sign in Manhattan into a KU sign after the Jayhawks' victory in the Sunflower Showdown.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for March 4, 2010

Another sunny day for your Thursday, with even warmer temperatures. Expect highs to warm into the lower to middle 50s, with a light southeast wind at 5 to 10 mph. A few more clouds move in tonight, with lows falling into the upper 20s to lower 30s

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Commuter forecast for March 4, 2010

It's going to be another dry start to the day with a slight chance for some patchy fog. No major traffic delays are expected so just drive safely!

Published on March 4, 2010