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Overnight weather for March 30, 2010
It's going to be a cooler night with temperatures in the 50s before sneaking up on the 80s Wednesday afternoon. The wind may take a little away from the warmth.
Published on March 30, 2010
District teachers surprised with grants
Lawrence teachers were awarded grants for projects Tuesday as part of the district's prize patrol program. Nine schools received grants.
One arrested after hour-long chase
A man was arrested Tuesday after leading multiple agencies on an hour-long high-speed chase. No one was injured during the incident.
Expensive parking violations staying awhile
The $50 fee for habitual downtown parking violators will remain in effect until the city can review the ordinance. About 700 downtown employees and patrons signed a petition against the new practice.
Lawrence first Kansas city to use smart grid
Lawrence is the first city in the state that will be using the smart grid system. The system will be put into use with the help of a $19 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Area resident adapting to life after accident
A Tonganoxie resident is working to live and learn after an accident during a wisdom tooth procedure one year ago. The accident took most of his eyesight, but that doesn't keep his spirit down.
KU baseball back on track
After a slight slide, the KU baseball team is returning to its elite status. The Jayhawks have won five of their last six including a late-game rally victory against Arkansas Little Rock Tuesday.
KU softball takes two
The KU softball team won both its games Tuesday against UMKC. The Jayhawks improved to 16-17 on the year.
KU football looking for leaders
The Jayhawks are looking for leaders after losing their starting quarterback, running back and wide receiver. The team's next spring practice will be held on Wednesday.
Free State girls tie Shawnee Heights
The Free State girls' soccer team has yet to record a victory on the young season. The girls tied Shawnee Heights after double overtime on Tuesday.
Lawrence High holds home track meet
Lawrence High School hosted its home Triangular meet Tuesday. Both boys and girls teams competed in the event.
LHS girls compete in swim meet
The lady Lions took on competitors from SM North, SM South and Piper High School Tuesday in a swim meet. The Lions had several great individual performances.
Famous train to roll through Lawrence
The last locomotive built for the Union Pacific Railroad will make its way through Lawrence on Sunday. The 66-year-old train will not stop in Lawrence.
Riding along with Meals on Wheels
Sandee Nossaman and Debbie Beene have volunteered with the Lawrence Meals on Wheels program since it was founded 40 years ago. They say they get as much out of the program as the clients.
Charges pending in pursuit case
Kansas Highway Patrol Technical Trooper Edna Buttler discusses the high-speed chase that took place Tuesday afternoon, starting in Topeka and ending in rural western Douglas County.
One in custody following high-speed chase
Law enforcement officers inspect a vehicle after the suspect driving it in a high-speed chase into western Douglas County had been apprehended.
Man apprehended after chase through county
Multiple local law enforcement agencies worked together to arrest a man who led police on a lengthy chase from Topeka through rural areas west of Lawrence.
Fraternity members from Alpha Epsilon Pi spend an evening with Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel making the Jewish food matzah and learning about the traditions of Passover.
6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for March 30, 2010
Expect mostly clear skies tonight, breezy conditions to continue and temperatures to fall into the lower to middle 50s. We'll warm into the upper 70s Wednesday, with the south wind and mostly sunny skies continuing.
6 Weather Morning Forecast for March 30, 2010
High, passing clouds will be possible throughout the day, with a breezy south wind at 15 to 25 mph and highs warming into the middle 70s.
Commuter forecast for March 30, 2010
It's going to be windy and sunny today during your morning drives. Wind gusts may reach 30 miles per hour as you head out on the roads.