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Overnight weather for September 7, 2010
Temperatures in the 60s will accompany possible showers overnight. Tuesday should bring warmer temperatures with plenty of sun.
Published on September 6, 2010
KU project following national trend
KU students are participating in a farming project that has them growing their own produce. The land used to grow the food is located near the Lawrence Municipal Airport.
Local man building own leg
A local man is going through Craigslist to get the parts he needs to build his own new prosthetic leg. The man lost his leg to medical complications.
Armed robbery reported near apartments
An armed robbery was reported Monday night near the apartment complex at 31st and Ousdahl. The victim reported being attacked by someone with a gun. Police are still investigating the incident.
Hallmark Cards facing tough times
The Hallmark card company has been losing money in the down economy the last few years. Social media has provided people with cheaper and easier ways to tell others how they feel.
Lawmakers to vote on nutrition act
By the end of this month state lawmakers will vote on whether to reinstate the Childhood Nutrition Act. The act helps fund school lunch programs.
Lawrence pool closes for the season
The public pool opened its doors for the last time this season for area residents. The pool will be open Tuesday for the Pooch Plunge.
Health official says students sleep deprived
A top Kansas health official says high school students need more sleep. A suggestion has been made to move back class starting times.
State leaders want site content removed
Steve Six and other attorneys general want Craigslist overseers to remove the adult content links on the site. State leaders believe it is encouraging prostitution.
Kidcast: Samantha Gregory
The 6News kidcast segment for September 6, 2010.
Kansans partake in Labor Day festivities
Topeka residents were out and about Monday for Labor Day festivities in the downtown area. People gather to celebrate the real reason for the holiday: the workers.
Jayhawk junior has rough football outing
Junior Tim Biere struggled in the first game of the Jayhawks' 2010 season. The tight end dropped passes and fumbled the two he managed to catch.
6Sports Top Six
The best six plays from the week's area sports.
Morning weather for September 6, 2010
Prepare for a warm and windy Labor Day. Wind gusts could reach 40-45 mph. Most of the area will remain dry with a chance of isolated storms in the afternoon. Monday's high is 92 degrees.
Commuter forecast for September 6, 2010
There will be lots of sun and lots of wind on this Labor Day. Temperatures will climb into the 90s with afternoon storms possible. There aren't any major traffic delays to slow you down.