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Videos for September 7, 2010

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Overnight weather for September 8, 2010

The night will be chilly with temperatures in the 50s. Expect periodic showers Wednesday and temperatures near 80.

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Free State rights homecoming wrong

Students at Free State High School brought to the administrators' attention a rule that didn't allow students with severe disabilities to be eligible for homecoming court. The rule has since been changed to include all students.

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Pooches plunge on final pool day

The Lawrence Aquatic Center was open for dogs on its final day of the season. Pups were allowed to swim in the pool and enjoy the company of other area dogs.

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KU community reacts to Perkins departure

Former KU athletics director Lew Perkins announced his retirement Tuesday, effective immediately. Perkins oversaw many positive changes in KU sports during the past seven years.

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Perkins out following summer turmoil

Lew Perkins did a lot of good during his time in KU athletics. He was also at the center of several incidents that reflected poorly on his department.

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Three arrested in south Lawrence robbery

Three Lawrence men have been arrested in connection with a reported armed robbery that took place Monday evening. The suspects are expected to appear in court this week.

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Oread streets may remain open on game days

After hosting a street party that closed roads near the Oread Hotel, officials with the building say they may not hold other street parties. The roads around the building would most likely remain open to traffic on upcoming game days.

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Sanitation workers urging city patience

City sanitation workers are asking city leaders to move forward carefully on a decision to change trash policies. Among the proposed policies are paying for the trash people throw and hiring a private service to collect trash.

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KU dance professor leaves behind legacy

A KU dance professor died in New York City Saturday. Janet Hamburg was nationally known for her work in movement analysis.

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Perkins retires sooner than expected

Lew Perkins announced his retirement from KU athletics Tuesday, months before he originally planned. The decision came as a surprise to many in the Lawrence community.

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KU football's running game in question

With an injury possibly sidelining the Jayhawks' number two running back for this coming Saturday, KU's running game is very much in question. The situation will give a freshman power runner a chance to showcase his skills.

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Flu shots available

Health professionals advise anyone 6 months or older to get a flu shot — and as soon as possible. Plenty of pharmacies in Lawrence are offering the vaccine.

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Audrey Hughes

Audrey Hughes, senior at Free State, talks about Owen and why he's fit to be king.

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Jason Springer

Jason Springer, advisor for student council, discusses what he knows about the practice.

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Ed West

Ed West, in his third year as principal at Free State High School, discusses the circumstances of the latest change.

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Self and Lester discuss Perkins resignation, part 2

Kansas head basketball coach Bill Self and interim athletics director Sean Lester discussed the early resignation of Lew Perkins at a news conference Tuesday, September 7, 2010.

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Self and Lester discuss Perkins resignation, part 1

Kansas head basketball coach Bill Self and interim athletics director Sean Lester discussed the early resignation of Lew Perkins at a news conference Tuesday, September 7, 2010.

Published on September 7, 2010

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Sept. 7, 2010

Rain chances will be increasing for the area as we head into the second half of the work week. Over the next few days remnants of Hermine, the 8th-named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, will stream northward from the southern Plains. There will be a small chance for a few showers late Wednesday for areas south of I-70, but better chances of heavier rain will arrive for Thursday.

Published on September 7, 2010

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Sept. 7, 2010

A cold front that moved through the area on Labor Day has allowed cooler and drier air to move into Northeast Kansas for Tuesday. This will lead to a very pleasant day with plenty of sunshine and afternoon highs near 80°. Light west and northwest winds will turn calm later tonight with overnight lows falling into the middle and upper 50s.

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Commuter forecast for September 7, 2010

Cool temperatures and partly cloudy skies will welcome you back from the long weekend. No weather-related traffic delays are expected.

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