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Videos for May 11, 2010

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Lighted path project receives limited funds

The City Commission gave the project $60,000 to the project, but needs to get about $170,000 more from federal grants.

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Topeka car dealer weighs in on new sales tax

The penny increase will mean hundreds in increases on large items, such as cars.

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New budget bill won't cut education funding

At this time last year when cuts started rolling in, teachers had already been hired for the following year.

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George Stephanopoulos visits Lawrence

The Good Morning America anchor visited Loring Henderson at the Lawrence Community Shelter. Stephanopoulos is doing a segment on mentors.

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Lawrence company sends safety monitors to Gulf Coast

The company, EMR Inc., has sent at least 180 employees to the coast to monitor oil cleanup from the spill.

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Ban on texting while driving before governor

The restriction would put a $100 fine on the action and also puts new restrictions on those with a second DUI conviction.

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Tonganoxie residents remember tornado that hit a decade ago

The storm killed a girl and damaged many buildings, moving a whole church a few feet.

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Overnight weather for May 12, 2010

Expect thundershowers tonight and temperatures in the '50s. Tomorrow it will be in the '70s.

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Lawrence woman feels blessed to be alive

Gail Griffin, a 73-year-old Lawrence woman, was in a car accident on Kansas Highway 10. Doctors say the accident could have saved her life.

Published on May 11, 2010

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LHS and FSHS softball meet again, LHS scrapes through

The Lions defeated the Firebirds 2-1.

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High school baseball: Minnis vs. Kukuk

Lawrence High and Free State will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. in a battle between the pitchers.

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Monday's power failure blamed on equipment failure

Westar Energy said the power outage couldn't be attributed to the weather.

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A fitting opportunity

Barclay Hagen, program coordinator for EMR Inc. in Lawrence, outlines some of the history of EMR in responding to disasters, and how the company is up to the job.

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Coordinating a big job

Barclay Hagen, program coordinator for EMR Inc. in Lawrence, discusses the challenges of working on such a large project.

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Where they're working

Barclay Hagen, program coordinator for EMR, Inc., in Lawrence, explains where the firm has people working in response to the oil disaster along the Gulf Coast.

Published on May 11, 2010

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for May 11, 2010

As a warm front pushes into our area, strong to severe storms will be possible tonight into Wednesday morning, with large hail the main threat. The warm front will continue to lift through our area during the afternoon, with another chance for strong to severe storms by the afternoon and evening.

Published on May 11, 2010

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Commuter Forecast for May 11, 2010

Expect a fairly typical drive for your afternoon commute today.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for May 11, 2010

Expect a break in the storm chances today, with decreasing clouds, and highs warming near 70. Clouds build back in this evening, with lows falling into the lower 50s.

Published on May 11, 2010

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Commuter forecast for May 11, 2010

Partly cloudy skies and possibly some patchy fog will accompany your morning commute this Tuesday. The skies should be clearing and the sun should be shining as you make your way through normal traffic delays.

Published on May 11, 2010