Videos for October 21, 2010

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Henrietta Olson: testing a theory of theft

Henrietta Olson celebrates her 106th birthday on October 22, 2010. Here she remembers taking something from a store when she was about nine years old.

Published on October 21, 2010

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Henrietta Olson: chewing tobacco

Henrietta Olson celebrates her 106th birthday on October 22, 2010. Here she talks about the first - and only - time she tried chewing tobacco. Olson never smoked or drank.

Published on October 21, 2010

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Henrietta Olson: chickens in the toilet

Henrietta Olson celebrates her 106th birthday on October 22, 2010. Here she recounts a time from her childhood when one of her family's chickens fell into the toilet in their outhouse.

Published on October 21, 2010

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Men take stage at Big 12 Media Days

Markieff Morris couldn't make the trip with head coach Bill Self and his teammates to Kansas City for Big 12 media days on Thursday. He spent the day in surgery instead.

Published on October 21, 2010

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Race for U.S. House District 3

Stephene Moore and Kevin Yoder are hoping to represent District 3 in Kansas in Washington, D.C. Moore, a Democrat, hopes to take over for her husband, Dennis, who is retiring. Republican Yoder is a current Kansas state legislator.

Published on October 21, 2010

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THS students learn art and economics

You wouldn't expect to learn economic lessons in an art class. But students at Tonganoxie High School are doing just that.

Published on October 21, 2010

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Web Only: Turner Gill speaks to crowd at KU rally

KU head football coach Turner Gill speaks to the crowd in downtown Lawrence Thursday night during a pep rally.

Published on October 21, 2010

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Economics of Education

It's been a hot topic recently -- public education funding. Business leaders, educators and policy makers from around the state gather at KU today to tackle education and the state's economic situation.

Published on October 21, 2010

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KU Pep Rally in Downtown Lawrence

KU's Homecoming pep rally was held in Downtown Lawrence Thursday night. Part of Mass. St. was closed to traffic for the celebration.

Published on October 21, 2010

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126 New Jobs Coming to Lawrence

Plastikon, a contract manufacturer for the medical and health care industry, announced Thursday that it will locate a new production facility in Lawrence creating 126 new jobs.

Published on October 21, 2010

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Web Weather Forecast For 10-21

Clouds begin to build in for the evening with overnight lows dipping to 49 degrees. Highs for your Friday will remain in the low 70's as clouds continue to build. Grab the umbrella if you plan on being outside tomorrow as showers begin to skirt the area.

Published on October 21, 2010

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Bill Self: Big 12 Media Day

Kansas head coach Bill Self talks about the upcoming season and leadership roles.

Published on October 21, 2010

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Tour of The Haunted Farm

Steve Cates talks about The Haunted Farm he has created in his backyard and some of the props that will surely make its visitors scream.

Published on October 21, 2010