Videos for August 4, 2011

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Chef's Challenge at the Douglas County Fair

Chefs from three Lawrence restaurants participated in a Chef's Challenge Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at the Douglas County Fair. Each chef was required to use locally grown food and shop for several items at the farmers' market on the fairgrounds.

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Daymond Patterson wants to see Thomas Robinson in pads

Kansas wide receiver Daymond Patterson said he would like to see KU basketball player Thomas Robinson suit up for the football team.

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Cornerback Greg Brown jaws with WR's

Kansas cornerback Greg Brown said the team's wide receivers and cornerbacks aren't afraid of some friendly trash talk.

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KU football players discuss first day back on gridiron

The Kansas football team took the practice field for the first time of 2011 on Thursday, August 4. Players discussed what it is like to be back and how summer workouts prepared them for Day 1.

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New Haskell president talks about graduation rates

Chris Redman has been president of Haskell Indian Nations University since July 6.

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Turner Gill bans KU football players from Twitter

Kansas head football coach Turner Gill said his staff believes it is best for players to stay off of the social media site Twitter for the duration of the season.

Published on August 4, 2011

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Legal issues to force Brock Berglund back to Colorado

Kansas head football coach Turner Gill announced that Brock Berglund would miss Friday's practice to address legal issues in Colorado. Gill was unsure when Berglund will return to the team when he addressed the media Thursday, August 4, 2011.

Published on August 4, 2011

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Ribbon-winning entries from Douglas County Fair's arts and photography contest

A selection of ribbon-winning entries in the visual & heritage arts and photography are shown, and Scout Meyers, 8, Lawrence, is interviewed about her award-winning painting of fish. It was Meyers' first year participating in the Douglas County Fair.

Published on August 4, 2011

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KU football holds first day of practice

The Kansas football team kicked off its 2011 season with its first practice Thursday, August 4, 2011.

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Douglas County Fair petting zoo offers chance to see exotic animals up-close

The petting zoo at the fair offers a close-up opportunity to pet and feed some exotic animals in addition to some traditional barnyard animals. Families were at the petting zoo Thursday, August 4, 2011.

Published on August 4, 2011