Videos for August 16, 2011

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Students flocking to bookstores upon return to campus

James Rourke, assistant director of the Kansas University Bookstores, confirms that students being back is pretty awesome for the book-buying biz.

Published on August 16, 2011

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KU receivers coach David Beaty goes through the proper technique for holding the football in traffic

KU receivers coach David Beaty goes through the proper technique for holding the football in traffic during practice on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the KU football practice facility.

Published on August 16, 2011

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Utility crews demonstrate smoke tests that will be conducted in Lawrence

Utility crews were running a smoke test Tuesday similar to one that will be conducted Thursday and Friday to check for cracks in sewer lines in east Lawrence. The test area is from Haskell to Delaware streets, along the Burroughs Creek Rail Trail. Home owners in the area can expect to see smoke coming out of vents on the top of their houses and should not be alarmed. Residents in the affected area received door hangers Tuesday alerting them to the procedure.

Published on August 16, 2011

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Lawrence High School welcomes freshmen

Lawrence High school senior Landon Hay and his fellow classmates welcomed incoming ninth-graders to the school Tuesday. This will be the first year for freshmen at LHS.

Published on August 16, 2011

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What might surprise Kansas football fans this year?

We asked Kansas football players to tell us something about this year's team that fans may not know.

Published on August 16, 2011