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Evening commuter forecast for June 15, 2009
June 15, 2009
Strong, isolated thunderstorms may slow travelers near the end of the evening commute. Those traveling along I-70 near the East Lawrence Interchange will see a delay due to construction, as will commuters on K-7 near Shawnee Mission Parkway. Traffic there is reduced to one lane in both directions.
Tornado watch issued for Douglas County, areas south and west, until midnight
03:39 p.m., June 15, 2009 Updated 06:51 p.m.
The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center has issued a tornado watch for Douglas County and points south and west until midnight tonight.
Contest entries still being accepted for Saturday’s events
June 15, 2009
Planes, Trains and Automobiles organizers are still accepting entries for the poster coloring and the Father’s Day essay contests for this weekend’s events.
Commissioners want to create position to examine energy efficiency and promote county
June 15, 2009
A new joint city-county position to examine energy efficiency and promote Douglas County to green energy companies has gained backing from a divided County Commission.
Thornburgh bows out of governor’s race
June 15, 2009
Kansas Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh announced Monday morning that he will not run for governor in 2010.
Commuter Forecast for June 15, 2009
June 15, 2009
A stormy commute awaits, so take care driving between Lawrence and Topeka.