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Angry Birds' Creator Comes Up With a New Game

Posted: 05/14/2012 - Rovio Entertainment has bought "Casey's Contraptions" and is rebranding it as "Amazing Alex. "Casey's Contraptions" is another physics-based game along the lines of "Angry Birds."

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"Swamp People" Star Mitchell Guist Dies

Posted: 05/14/2012 - "Mitchell passed on the swamp, doing what he loved," the History Channel says. He fell on a boat and may have had a seizure, a sheriff says. He's pictured here on the right, with his brother Glenn, who also appears on the History Channel program.

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Jostens Confirms: Topeka Plant To Close

Updated: 05/14/2012 - Jostens confirmed Monday evening that it was moving production from its Topeka facility to Tennessee, impacting 372 jobs.

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"Avengers" Set To Top $1 Billion Worldwide

Posted: 05/13/2012 - "The Avengers" earned an estimated $103.2 million its second weekend, Disney's Robert Iger says. It had the highest domestic box office debut of all time.. and of course, the sequel is already in the works.

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5-Year Old Wamego Boy is 10,000th FHDC Visitor

Posted: 05/13/2012 - Just one day shy of the Discovery Center's one month commemorative anniversary, the Flint Hills Discovery Center welcomed its 10,000th visitor, Wamego resident, A.J. Mumford, who will long remember his 5th birthday weekend!

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Garden City Battling To Keep Its Depot

Posted: 05/13/2012 - The train station in Garden City, Kansas where Amtrak's Southwest Chief arrives twice a day, stands before a bank of grain elevators. Bob Greene says the Amtrak station is a beloved fixture of Garden City, with Chicago-to-L.A. Southwest Chief connecting their town to the nation.

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Yahoo CEO Is Out, After Resume Padding

Posted: 05/13/2012 - Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is out after it was found he padded his resume with an embellished college degree, ending his term at the company after just four months.

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Funding for Arts Commission Overhaul Still Uncertain

Posted: 05/13/2012 - The governor and state lawmakers are very interested in the creation of an arts and film commission in Kansas, but are a half million dollars apart on how much to spend to get the commissions merged this year.

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Deputies Warn of "Skimming" Scams

Posted: 05/10/2012 - Skimming involves stealing your credit or debit card account numbers through the use of a data storage or collection device.

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Lugar's Loss Further Polarizes the Senate

Posted: 05/09/2012 - Richard Lugar's primary defeat is the latest blow to the political center in the U.S. Senate. Nearly half a dozen moderate senators in both parties are retiring this year.

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Andy Warhol "Double Elvis" Goes For $37 Million

Posted: 05/09/2012 - "Double Elvis" considered among the most famous of Warhol's paintings of celebrities. This is one of 22 Warhol created. The price is short of the $50 million that Sotheby's had predicted it might fetch.

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Legendary Stylist Vidal Sassoon Dies in L.A. at 84

Posted: 05/09/2012 - Sassoon once said his goal was to create "a cutting art form." Sassoon developed a hair care line, hair care tools and chain of salons. He is credited with revolutionizing women's hair in the 1960s.

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Hikers Held in Iran, Married in California

Posted: 05/07/2012 - Sarah Shourd and Shane Bauer were married Saturday near the ocean. They, along with Josh Fattal, were arrested after straying across the border in 2009. Bauer proposed during their time in prison.

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Injured At the K, Rivera Vows to Return in 2013

Posted: 05/04/2012 - Rolling over injured on the warning track at Kauffman Stadium, Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says he will return to pitch next season, vowing to overcome a knee injury that figures to end his season.

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Behind the Scenes Of the Chen/China Controversy

Posted: 05/04/2012 - The Chen Guangcheng story is a full-scale diplomatic mess that would play out not just behind closed doors, but through the media and social media -- with every few hours bringing a new twist.

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Doctors Okayed to Examine Junior Seau's Brain

Posted: 05/04/2012 - Junior Seau's family will allow researchers to study his brain, the family pastor says. The family wants the research to help other players in the future, he told CNN Friday.

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