Videos for October 12, 2010

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Overnight weather for October 13, 2010

Another cool night lies ahead with temperatures in the 40s. Skies should be clearing and temperatures climbing into the 60s by Wednesday afternoon.

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KU earns school assessment grant

KU researchers think there's a better way to measure a child's success in school and now they've got some money to help prove it. The grant is the largest in the school's history.

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State economy headed in right direction

Kansas governor Mark Parkinson posted a YouTube video Tuesday informing Kansans that the state economy is headed in the right direction. Parkinson says tax increases helped avoid more budget cuts.

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Residents participate in Citizen Academy

A couple dozen people are participating in this year's police Citizen Academy with Lawrence officers. One of the topics covered is crime scene investigation.

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Four arrested in Monday shooting incident

Four Topeka residents were arrested in connection with a shooting Monday morning. The four will appear before a judge on Wednesday.

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Education budget concerns addressed

Eudora residents talked with school district officials Tuesday about the future of school funding. The district faces less funding for the upcoming year.

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Lawrence now one house smaller

The city of Lawrence decreased in size by one house. The property was de-annexed by the owner, who said city designation has been more hassle than helpful.

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Smart meters nearing installation

New energy smart meters from Westar are set to be installed in January. 1,500 meters are on the slate for the first phase.

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Candidates vying for 38th district

Kathy Wolfe Moore and Earl Freeman are squaring off against one another for the district that includes the Piper community. Both candidates have shared their views on the important issues.

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Video game teaching financial responsibility

A new video game is being used to teach youths how to manage their money responsibly. The football game rewards correct answers with good plays.

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Jayhawks have new look for new season

The KU basketball team was on hand for media day Tuesday in preparation for the upcoming season. The team is sporting new uniforms which are supposed to dry faster than the ones used last year.

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KU's Carolyn Davis earns honors

KU sophomore Carolyn Davis was named to the preseason All Big 12 team as an honorable mention. Davis set a single season record for shooting percentage as a freshman.

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KU working to prepare for rivalry game

After a shellacking in its last outing, the KU football team is working to correct mistakes before its Thursday night game against Kansas State. The Jayhawks will look to climb back to .500 in the interstate rivalry.

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KU press conference regarding $22 million grant

KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little on Tuesday announces a $22 million grant to develop new assessment system for special education.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Oct. 12, 2010

Mostly cloudy tonight, with winds from the north at 10 to 20 mph and lows falling into the lower 50s. Mostly sunny skies and cooler conditions return Wednesday, with highs into the upper 60s. Cooler temperatures continue into Thursday morning, with morning lows in the lower 40s. Dry conditions will linger into the weekend.

Published on October 12, 2010

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Oct. 12, 2010

Areas of patchy fog will be possible early this morning, along with a few stray showers. Overall, expect clouds to break apart, leaving a mix of sun and clouds for your Tuesday. Highs will warm into the middle 70s, with winds from the north at 5 to 10 mph. As a cold front approaches, a few stray showers will be possible this evening.

Published on October 12, 2010

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Commuter forecast for October 12, 2010

Patchy fog and a few showers will be around for your Tuesday morning commute, but by 9 a.m. we'll almost be up to 60 degrees.

Published on October 12, 2010