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Videos for September 1, 2010

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Overnight weather for September 2, 2010

Showers are possible overnight with temperatures in the 60s. Thursday should see temperatures rise back into the 80s with a chance for early showers.

Published on September 1, 2010

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Locally-sold crafts helping African women

Dolls, necklaces and baskets made by women in Uganda are being sold in Lawrence to help the impoverished women. Two local women are working together to raise money with the sales.

Published on September 1, 2010

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Grants to help curb underage drug use

Federal grants will help institute programs to help educate area youths about underage alcohol consumption and marijuana use. High school aged students in Douglas County are prone to the illegal activities.

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Task force formed to battle hunger problem

Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson has created a task force designed to help combat the hunger problems facing Kansas families. September is Hunger Awareness Month.

Published on September 1, 2010

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Backsnack program topic of discussion

A program that helps local elementary school students stay fed during weekends will be one topic discussed at meetings later this month. The program is not currently running this school year.

Published on September 1, 2010

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Congressional candidate visits health clinic

Stephene Moore, a candidate for the state's 3rd Congressional district, toured Health Care Access in Lawrence. Moore has been a nurse for more than 25 years.

Published on September 1, 2010

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School district considering teacher housing

School board president Rich Minder wants to be able to pay teachers what they're worth. A possible way to get around the lack of education funding would be to offer cheaper rent in district-owned family housing.

Published on September 1, 2010

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Lawrence makes list for speed trap cities

Lawrence and Overland Park both made a list for worst speed trap cities in North America. The number of speeding tickets issued in Lawrence has dropped by about 2,000 tickets in the past three years.

Published on September 1, 2010

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Running back ready for Saturday game

KU running back Deshaun Sands is ready to play in Saturday's home opener at Memorial Stadium. The red shirt freshman is currently listed second on the depth chart for the running back position.

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Piper Pirates ready to roll

The Piper football team is ready to get back to work after losing its star quarterback to graduation. A more traditional passing QB will take over under center.

Published on September 1, 2010

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Former Lion signs D-I baseball deal

Former Lawrence High baseball star Landon Moseley has signed with Division I Northern Colorado. The former Lion was seriously injured in May when a stray ball hit him in the head. Through sports and academic scholarships, Moseley's college costs are already paid for.

Published on September 1, 2010

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70-year-olds skydive for birthday

A group of high school graduates from Minnesota celebrated their 70th birthdays by skydiving. Seven classmates took part in the adventure.

Published on September 1, 2010

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How it could work

Rich Minder, president of the Lawrence school board, addresses how a "teacherage" project might work.

Published on September 1, 2010

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The business reasons

Rich Minder, president of the Lawrence school board, discusses the business reasons supporting a potential "teacherage."

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The idea

Rich Minder, president of the Lawrence school board, explains the thinking behind his idea for a "teacherage" in town.

Published on September 1, 2010

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What is the most surprising thing about Turner Gill?

We asked Kansas football players if they have found anything surprising about head coach Turner Gill.

Published on September 1, 2010

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Sept. 1, 2010

Additional rain chances arrive for your Thursday as a cold front pushes through the the region. This will spark off a final round of showers and thunderstorms for Thursday afternoon.

Published on September 1, 2010

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Commuter Forecast for Sept. 1, 2010

Expect the usual delays near the East Lawrence Interchange during a mostly overcast commute.

Published on September 1, 2010

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Sept. 1, 2010

It is a wet start to the month with morning showers and thunderstorms. That activity should lessen through mid-morning, but additional rain chances will arrive this afternoon. Peeks of sunshine will allow temperatures to climb into the middle 80s.

Published on September 1, 2010

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Commuter forecast for September 1, 2010

This first day of September is a wet one, so be careful on the roads. There's a chance for more showers later on in the afternoon.

Published on September 1, 2010