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TPD Working to Solve Rash of Mail Thefts

Posted: 06/08/2012 - Stealing your mail isn't only illegal, it's downright dangerous with the risks of financial crimes and identity theft. Here's what to watch out for, from your mailbox.

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NPR's "Car Talk" Hosts Will Retire This Fall

Posted: 06/08/2012 - Tom and Ray Magliozzi, hosts of the popular NPR show, announced that they would be retiri ng from the popular program in October. Their shows will continue with archival material; website column will go on as well.

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Heat Relief, From the Red Cross and Westar Energy

Posted: 06/07/2012 - Thanks to gifts of fans from Westar, the Red Cross is ready for its annual summer fan donation on June 13th. Here's where to go and fill out the form, to make sure you might be able to have a free fan in the Kansas heat.

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Kansas Won't See Matching Arts Funding Until 2014

Posted: 06/07/2012 - Although the state's new budget restores $700,000 in funding for the arts, it will be at least a year before federal and regional matching funds will return to Kansas.

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Libraries Band Together for Changes in e-Book Business Models

Posted: 06/07/2012 - Libraries like Topeka's are joining together, demanding better service for its e-book users. The current state of their distribution around the country is prompting the Urban Library Council to step in action on access to e-books.

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Summer Moving Into Primetime

Posted: 06/06/2012 - Summertime has long been associated with pool parties and barbecues. But with so many new programs and series' finales on the way, the TV remote could be just as crucial this season as sunscreen and hot dogs.

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Twitter's Bird Logo Gets A Makeover

Posted: 06/06/2012 - The social-networking company wants to be universally known by a new streamlined bird logo, replacing the scruffier bird that had symbolized Twitter since ... well, way back in 2010.

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New List Of Endangered Historic Places Unveiled

Posted: 06/06/2012 - Philadelphia gym where boxing great Joe Frazier trained and historic post offices nationwide are among the United States’ most endangered historic places, according to an annual list that a preservation group released Wednesday.

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Barbara Walters "Regrets Helping" Syrian Aide

Posted: 06/06/2012 - Barbara Walters contacted CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" on the woman's behalf, but CNN did not interview or hire Sheherazad Jaafari, the daughter of Syria's U.N. ambassador.

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Judge Orders "Happy Days" Suit to Go To Trial

Posted: 06/05/2012 - Four 'Happy Days' cast members (Anson Williams, Donny Most, Marion Ross and Erin Moran) are suing for money from merchandise. The lawsuit claims they should have received a cut of the proceeds of DVD sales of the hit TV series, and merchandise featuring their likenesses.

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Wisconsin's Gov. Scott Walker Survives Recall Vote

Posted: 06/05/2012 - Democrats spurred the recall effort over Walker's efforts to weaken public unions. Tens of millions of dollars have poured in from outside the state, mostly for Walker, pictured on the right with Mayor Barrett during a recent debate.

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NOTO Arts District Acquires a New Building

Posted: 06/04/2012 - NOTO Arts District organizers say the group has acquired property at 935 North Kansas Avenue, thanks to financial help from anonymous donors.

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Market Opens For Season At Library

Posted: 06/04/2012 - The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library will host a weekly farmer's market 8 to 11 am every Monday through October 8th.

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Ted Ensley's Final Word To the Voters

Posted: 06/01/2012 - Shawnee County Commissioner Ted Ensley issued this news release in announcing Friday that he won't be running for a possible 5th term on the commission this year.

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Poll Shows Race for President Is Tied

Posted: 06/01/2012 - The survey also shows the backers of President Barack Obama are a lot more energized than their Republican counterparts.

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