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Radiothon in Full Swing

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Listeners from northeast Kansas are calling in pledges to help sick children. 94.5 Country is hosting their annual Radiothon in their studios Thursday and Friday.

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Obama Plan Foresees Record $1.75 Trillion Deficit

Updated: 02/26/2009 - President Barack Obama unveiled a multi-trillion-dollar spending plan Thursday, pledging a "break from a troubled past." His first budget would boost taxes on the wealthy, curtail Medicare, lay the groundwork for universal health care and leave a string of deficits dwarfing any in the nation's history.

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Low-carb? Low-fat? Study Finds Calories Count More

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Some previous studies have found that low carbohydrate diets like Atkins work better than a traditional low-fat diet. But the new research found that the key to losing weight boiled down to a basic rule - calories in, calories out.

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Obama Budget Moves Toward Universal Health Care

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Obama's first budget predicts the deficit for this year will soar to a whopping $1.75 trillion, reflecting spending to pull the nation out of recession. The numbers come from administration officials who spoke on condition of anonymity before the budget is publicly unveiled Thursday.

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Injured Good Samaritan Ticketed For Jaywalking

Updated: 02/26/2009 - A good Samaritan who helped push three people out of the path of a pickup truck before being struck and injured has gotten a strange reward for his good deed: A jaywalking ticket.

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Dutch Investigate Fatal Turkish Airlines Crash

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Investigators took detailed photos of the wreckage of a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 and analyzed black box recordings Thursday, trying to piece together why the plane lost speed and crashed into a muddy field, killing nine people and injuring 86.

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Survey: Health Care Cost Keeps The Doctor Away

Updated: 02/26/2009 - One in four Americans said in a survey that someone in the family put off needed health care in the past year because of cost, including 16 percent who postponed surgery or a doctor's visit for chronic illness.

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GM Posts $9.6B 4Q Loss, Burns through $6.2B Cash

Updated: 02/26/2009 - General Motors Corp. says it lost $9.6 billion in the fourth quarter and burned through $6.2 billion in cash as it sought government help to avoid running out of cash.

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Wall Street Points Higher ahead of Economic Data

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Wall Street headed toward a moderately higher open Thursday as investors awaited economic readings on demand for big-ticket manufactured goods and sales of new homes.

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Official: Budget Projects $1.75 Trillion Deficit

Updated: 02/26/2009 - President Barack Obama is sending Congress a budget Thursday that projects the government's deficit for this year will soar to $1.75 trillion, reflecting efforts to pull the nation out of a deep recession and a severe financial crisis.

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Sears 4Q Profit Falls 55% on Charges

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Sears Holdings Corp. said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit dropped 55 percent due to store closing, impairment and severance charges, but adjusted results beat analysts' estimates.

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Chef Alli's Dijon Baked Chicken and Potatoes Meal

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Click here to find the recipe, and watch Chef Alli in action at her HyVee kitchen at 29th and Wanamaker, as she prepares another delicious dish you can make for your family.. at $3 a serving!

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Housing Market Continues to Slide

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes last month fell to their lowest level in 12 years.

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School Security Changes Not Enough for Legislative Committee

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A legislative committee is not impressed with the computer-security of three of the state's largest universities. But the universities say their information is secure. Back in 2005 the committee reviewed the IT security for Emporia State, KU and K-State.

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Kan. Plan Takes Lawmakers Out of Redistricting

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Top Senate leaders want to take the task of redrawing Kansas' legislative and congressional districts out of the hands of legislators. They announced a plan Wednesday that would give the task of redrawing district lines to legislative research staff.

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Fatal Accident Near Topeka Tuesday Night

Updated: 02/25/2009 - An accident near Topeka Tuesday night claimed one life. The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office says it happened just after six p.m. at 29th and Auburn road.

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Topeka Man Convicted of Fatal Stabbing

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A Topeka man is convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of a man over $20. A Shawnee County District Court jury on Tuesday convicted 42-year-old Darwin David Law in the stabbing of 45-year-old Jon A. Chiselom on Sept. 19 in an apartment.

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Not Guilty Verdict for Topeka Man

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The verdict is not guilty for a Topeka man charged with illegal sexual relations with a minor. A Shawnee County jury returned that verdict Wednesday on all three counts against 27-year-old Nicholas Bales.

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Helping Hands Needs Shredded Paper!

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Helping Hands Humane Society is asking for your help in keeping the animals warm. They have an immediate need for shredded paper which is used as bedding.

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New Plans Underway for Willard Bridge

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Plans to reconstruct the Willard bridge west of Topeka are underway. Shawnee County Public Works director Tom Vlach says he'll ask county commissioners Thursday morning to authorize phase one of the preliminary design for the bridge.

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