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Videos for September 3, 2010

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Overnight weather for September 4, 2010

It's going to feel like fall overnight with temperatures dropping into the 40s. Saturday should see things warm back into the 80s.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Safety concerns close pool for Saturday

KU football, Labor Day weekend and classes in session have staff at the Lawrence pool down to a minimum this Saturday. The pool will be closed on the first day of the weekend but open the rest of the holiday break.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Lawrence tops list of triathlon towns

Lawrence was named the best triathlon town in the country by a triathlon website. Lawrence has hosted the Kansas Ironman competition the past few years.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Texas fugitive arrested in Lawrence

U.S. Marshals were in Lawrence Friday arresting a Texas fugitive. The man was reportedly wanted for sexual assault of a minor.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Judge rules in county's favor on firing range

A judge has ruled in favor of the Douglas County commission in regards to an issue involving a firing range used by police. The range has been used for the past 40 years but may violate zoning regulations.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Missing Tonganoxie man returns home

A missing Tonganoxie man returned to his family Friday after being missing for most of the summer. The man returned safely and unharmed.

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Community shelter raising funds for move

The Lawrence Community Shelter has raised about $1.5M toward a move out of downtown Lawrence. Three million is needed to complete the transition, which could take place by sometime next year.

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Ford CEO addresses school foundation

The president and CEO of Ford, Alan Mulally, addressed members of the Lawrence Schools Foundation Friday. Mulally was there to garner support for local education.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Construction may cause game day delays

Construction on I-70 may cause some significant traffic problems for fans driving to watch their college teams play on Saturday. Both KU and Kansas State are in action this coming weekend.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Parking for football game will be limited

Parking near Memorial Stadium for KU's home football opener Saturday will be a tricky task. Several lots on the KU campus will be open for fan parking and shuttles in the area will be available to take fans to the stadium.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Lions cruise in season opener

The LHS football team crushed its competition in the first game of the season Friday. Lawrence High beat Leavenworth 40-6.

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Free State football wins home opener

The Firebirds took care of business against Olathe South Friday in their home opener. Free State won 42-23.

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Basehor football blasts Piper

Basehor-Linwood football started the season on the right foot by dismantling the Piper Pirates in the second half of the season opener Friday. The Bobcats won 42-26.

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Tonganoxie rolls over Biship Ward

Tonganoxie football crushed Bishop Ward Friday in its season opener. The Chieftains won 54-6.

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Veritas football crushes competition

Veritas football is on pace for a perfect season after taking it to Flint Hills on Friday. The Eagles beat the Eagles 60-22.

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Turner Gill era about to begin

Turner Gill will coach his first game as the head coach of the Jayhawks on Saturday. The Jayhawks have won six straight home openers and will look to continue the trend.

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KU volleyball remains undefeated

The KU volleyball team improved to 6-0 this season after winning matches in the Jayhawk Classic. The tournament wraps up Saturday with the Jayhawks taking on Middle Tennessee State.

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Sunflower Broadband wins awards

Sunflower Broadband received numerous awards from various organizations. The awards were for programming, advertising, marketing and technology.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Kansas lottery creates anniversary game

The Kansas lottery unveiled a new lottery game to honor the state's anniversary. Kansas will celebrate its 150th birthday soon.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Learning engineering from Dr. Roskam

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, discusses how KU engineering professor Jan Roskam helped him learn to become an engineer.

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Buying his first bike

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, talks finances -- how he saved money from selling TV Guides to buy his first bike, right here in Lawrence.

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Questionnaire from 1961

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, laughs about the questionnaire he'd filled out back in 1961 -- in Stan Roth's biology class at LHS. Roth brought the original to the breakfast event.

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Energized by Lawrence

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, outlines what he takes back to Michigan from Lawrence.

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Retirement

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, answers the question: When will he retire? "65's the new 40."

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Why he left Boeing

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, explains why he decided to leave Boeing for the top job at Ford.

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Ford news

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, discusses the latest news at Ford.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Diagramming sentences & communication

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, remembers an English teacher whose lessons are still in use today.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Education in Lawrence

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, recalls his education in Lawrence public schools, and how it has helped him get to where he is today.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Advice to the school board

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, offers his advice -- given his management experience at Boeing Co. and Ford -- to members of the Lawrence School board regarding the district's upcoming reconfiguration of Lawrence public schools.

Published on September 3, 2010

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In Transition

Since May, April Schmidt and Jerry Hunt have been living in a motel room with five children. The couple is having trouble locating an affordable home that is big enough for the family.

Published on September 3, 2010

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Sept. 3, 2010

After a cloudy and damp Thursday, high pressure is building into the Central Plains to end the work week. Breezy, northwest winds will gust as high 30 mph at times through he day Friday under sunny skies. Afternoon highs will only manage to reach the upper 70s.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Commuter forecast for September 3, 2010

It'll be cool and comfortable on the morning commute this Friday. No major delays are expected and temperatures should be in the middle 50s to begin the end of the work week.

Published on September 3, 2010

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Gameday Cram Session: North Dakota State

KUSports.com editor Jesse Newell and KU football beat writer Matt Tait break down KU football's first game of the 2010 season against North Dakota State University.

Published on September 3, 2010