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Videos for May 6, 2010

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Oldest Haskell alumna visits current students

Maria Hinton, who will soon turn 100, just finished a dictionary of her Native American language, which was the only language her mother spoke.

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Cole Aldrich presents awards to Haskell students

The KU basketball player has built a relationship with the Haskell basketball team while at KU, so he accepted when asked to present awards to outstanding casino management students.

Published on May 6, 2010

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Overnight weather for May 7, 2010

Douglas County is under a severe thunderstorm watch tonight, so watch out for some rain and the possibility of hail. Tomorrow will see temperatures in the '60s.

Published on May 6, 2010

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Construction on turnpike bridge stops traffic

Exit 204 has been closed for a while, but today the installation of steel beams to construct the bridge stopped traffic for 10 minutes at a time.

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Topeka investor looks to buy Lawrence outlet mall

The investor is looking at Tanger Outlet Mall near exit 204 of the turnpike.

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Oil spill closes Vermont Street

A semi truck's engine blew, leaking about 10 gallons of oil on the street and shutting it down for about two hours.

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Stabbing sends two to hospital

An apparent family altercation led to a hospital visit for two brothers and the arrest of one of the brothers and another man.

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Car-bicycle accident sends one to hospital

A 53-year-old Lawrence woman hit a 27-year-old woman on her bike at about 9 p.m. tonight at 34th and Iowa streets.

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New health site connects Lawrence

Wellcommons.com is a new health resource for Lawrence, providing a way for residents to connect and talk about health via social media and stories about the town.

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Topeka Zoo's bobcat let out of cage

Someone cut the fence and was able to get to the bobcat, which was found in a bush 100 feet from its cage.

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LHS softball defeats Free State

Lions pitcher Lauren Massey attributed most of the win to the hits the team was getting.

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LHS baseball win doubleheader against Leavenworth

The Lions won the first game 2-1 and the second 4-0.

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Firebirds baseball tops Indians

Free State beat Shawnee Mission North 13-3.

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Free State soccer defeats Olathe North

The firebirds beat the Eagles 2-1.

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Students run in their undies for a good cause

KU students participated in an Undie Run on campus tonight, stripping down to their undies and donating their clothes to the Lawrence Community Shelter.

Published on May 6, 2010

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Lions soccer loses to Shawnee Mission South

The Lions lost 6-1 to the Raiders.

Published on May 6, 2010

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LPD believes suspect arrested in KC rapes not connected to Lawrence

Police believe the suspect arrested in connection with rapes in the Waldo neighborhood of Kansas City does not have a connection to a string of rapes in Lawrence, the last of which happened during Thanksgiving Break of 2008.

Published on May 6, 2010

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Man throws trash can at police officer

The homeless man, who also threw a rock, was arrested for aggravated battery.

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Legislature expected to debate budget through night

The budget proposal is expected to cost $13.5 billion.

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Douglas County hopes to get back funds from weeks of winter weather

The county opes to get back 90 percent of $540 million of storm-related spent funds.

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National Prayer Day celebrated

The day, which began in 1952, was celebrated by Lawrence residents gathered in South Park.

Published on May 6, 2010

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6 Weather Evening Forecast for May 6, 2010

As the warm front lifts through the area, this will be the first opportunity for strong to severe storms, with large hail the main threat, and a small window where we could see an isolated tornado. By tonight, a cold front will slide through the area, shifting our winds from the northwest. Lows will fall into the upper 40s to lower 50s, with more widespread storms possible.

Published on May 6, 2010

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for May 6, 2010

As the warm front lifts through the area, this will be the first opportunity for strong to severe storms, with large hail the main threat, and a small window where we could see an isolated tornado. By tonight, a cold front will slide through the area, shifting our winds from the northwest. Lows will fall into the upper 40s to lower 50s, with more widespread storms possible.

Published on May 6, 2010

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Commuter Forecast for May 6, 2010

The weather is calm for now, but be prepared for storms to brew across the area as the sun starts to set.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for May 6, 2010

Expect mostly sunny skies to begin the day, with winds increasing from the southeast at 15 to 30 mph. A warm front will lift through the area by the late afternoon/early evening, allowing temperatures to warm into the middle to upper 70s.

Published on May 6, 2010

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Commuter forecast for May 6, 2010

It's going to be another dry, although cool, start to your Thursday. Temperatures will be hanging in the low 50s with rain possible later in the day. There aren't any major traffic delays to slow you down this morning.

Published on May 6, 2010