Videos for April 23, 2011

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One seriously injured after losing control of motorcycle

A 46-year-old Lawrence man was transported to a Kansas City area hospital after suffering serious injuries when he lost control of his motorcycle. The accident occurred Saturday near the intersection of 17th and Harper streets.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Long Jump: Andrea Geubelle, Kansas

KU's Andrea Geubelle competes in the long jump Saturday, April 23 at the 2011 Kansas Relays.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Bershawn "Batman" Jackson: 1st place, 400-meter hurdles

Bershawn "Batman" Jackson, ranked No. 1 in the world in the men's 400-meter hurdles, took first place in the event with a time of 48.98 seconds Saturday, April 23 at the 2011 Kansas Relays.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Olympian Campbell-Brown: 1st place, 200 meters

Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown, who has won three Olympic gold medals, a silver and a bronze, won the women's 200-meter dash invitational with a tiime of 22.95 on Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the 2011 Kansas Relays. Former KU runner Nickesha Anderson took fourth, running a 23.65.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Press conference with plane crash investigator

Timothy LeBaron, a senior air safety investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board, discusses the investigation into Friday's fatal plane crash in Jefferson County. LeBaron said it could take up to a year before investigators can definitively say what caused the crash that killed Dylan Spencer, his wife Amy, and their two children, Chase and Ansley. The family was traveling from their home in Scott City to Topeka for the Easter holiday.

Published on April 23, 2011

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KU's Kyle Clemons: 1st place, 400 meters

Kansas runner Kyle Clemons took first place in the men's 400-meter dash with a time of 47.66 on Saturday, April 23 at the 2011 Kansas Relays.

Published on April 23, 2011

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KU women take top 3 spots in 400

Kansas runners Diamond Dixon, Kendra Bradley and Taylor Washington took first, second and third in the women's 400 with times of 53.63, 54.83 and 55.53 on Saturday, April 23 at the 2011 Kansas Relays.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Kansas football recruit Adonis Saunders: 1st place, 100 meters

Olathe North senior Adonis Saunders, who will play football for Kansas in the fall, won the boys 100 meters with a time of 10.59 Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the Kansas Relays. Saunders discussed the possibility of also running track at KU.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Olympian Lauryn Williams: 1st place, 100 meters

Lauryn Williams, silver medalist in the 2004 Olympics, took first place in the women's 100 meters with a time of 11.10 seconds Saturday, April 23 at the 2011 Kansas Relays.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Woodsy the Owl at Clinton lake

Woodsy the Owl talks — more like gestures — about keeping Clinton Lake clean at the 28th annual Clinton Lake Clean-up Saturday at Overlook Park. About 50 volunteers combed the park looking for recyclables and trash. For an inside feature on this video, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJtmJXGhffg

Published on April 23, 2011

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Woodsy the Owl

Woodsy the Owl talks — more like gestures — about keeping Clinton Lake clean at the 28th annual Clinton Lake Clean-up Saturday at Overlook Park. About 50 volunteers combed the park looking for recyclables and trash.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Final tank leaves Farmland plant in east Lawrence

The last of the storage tanks at the old Farmland plant began its long journey Friday out of town and on the road to California. The trip is estimated to last about five weeks.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Hunting morel mushrooms

LJWorld.com staff photographer Richard Gwin talks about hunting morel mushrooms. This time of year the tasty morsels are thick in the area, he says, and many people are out looking.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Nelson Krueger's Shepherd I trip: Boston

Nelson Krueger, Lawrence resident, was on the flight crew for Shepherd I, Pope John Paul II's aircraft for his first visit to the United States in 1979. The six-day trip started in Boston, where Krueger took the pope's cape and dried it using an air vent.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Nelson Krueger's Shepherd I trip: New York City

During the New York branch of the trip, Krueger and the flight crew had to deal with a bomb threat to the aircraft. Nelson Krueger, Lawrence resident, was on the flight crew for Shepherd I, Pope John Paul II's aircraft for his first visit to the United States in 1979.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Nelson Krueger's Shepherd I trip: Philadelphia

While waiting for the plane to be investigated by drug-sniffing dogs after the bomb threat, Pope John Paul II used Krueger's guitar to play "Silent Night" in the plane. Krueger, Lawrence resident, was on the flight crew for Shepherd I, Pope John Paul II's aircraft for his first visit to the United States in 1979.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Nelson Krueger's Shepherd I trip: Des Moines, Iowa

Pope John Paul II wanted to add a stop in Des Moines, Iowa, last-minute to his flight path because he wanted to visit Living History Farms. Nelson Krueger, Lawrence resident, was on the flight crew for Shepherd I, Pope John Paul II's aircraft for his first visit to the United States in 1979.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Nelson Krueger's Shepherd I trip: Chicago

Pope John Paul II's visit to Grant Park in Chicago prompted one of the largest gatherings of people in the city ever for his mass: 1.5 million people. Nelson Krueger, Lawrence resident, was on the flight crew for Shepherd I, Pope John Paul II's aircraft for his first visit to the United States in 1979.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Nelson Krueger's Shepherd I trip: Washington D.C.

On the way to Washington, Pope John Paul II sat on the jumpseat in the cockpit and signed personal items for the crew, including family Bibles. Nelson Krueger, Lawrence resident, was on the flight crew for Shepherd I, Pope John Paul II's aircraft for his first visit to the United States in 1979.

Published on April 23, 2011

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Nelson Krueger's Shepherd I trip

Nelson Krueger, Lawrence resident, was on the flight crew for Shepherd I, Pope John Paul II's aircraft for his first visit to the United States in 1979. The Pope is set to be beatified on May 1, the last step before he's able to become a saint.

Published on April 23, 2011