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City Bans Board from Texting during Meetings

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Members of the Billerica board of selectmen voted 3-2 Monday night to ban its members from sending text messages and e-mails during its public meetings.

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Komodo Dragon Attacks Indonesian Park Ranger

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A Komodo dragon climbed a ladder to a park ranger's hut and mauled his hand and foot, officials said Wednesday. The victim received severe lacerations but appeared to be recovering.

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Tests confirm salmonella at Texas peanut plant

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Tests show ground peanuts at a Texas plant were contaminated with the same strain of salmonella that has sickened hundreds of people across the nation, state health officials said Wednesday.

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Gondry in Talks to Direct 'Green Hornet'

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Columbia Pictures says it is in talks with "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" director Michel Gondry to replace Hong Kong comedian Stephen Chow at the helm of its adaptation of "The Green Hornet."

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Officials Consider Privatizing Kansas City Airport

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Kansas City, MO Mayor Pro Tem Bill Skaggs confirmed Tuesday that city officials are discussing applying for one of the remaining spots in a federal program to privatize airports for Kansas City International. Officials say a sale of KCI could bring in about $1 billion.

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Kansas Plan Takes Lawmakers out of Redistricting

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Senate GOP and Democratic leaders announced a plan Wednesday that would give the task of redrawing district lines to legislative research staff. The Legislature would vote to accept or reject the proposal without making changes.

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Kansas Hospital Ends Heart Transplant Program

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Via Christi Regional Medical Center in Wichita says it's ending its heart transplant program because it falls short in the volume requirements set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Western Kansas County Aims Again at Prairie Dogs

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Logan County is poisoning a 90-foot border surrounding 1500 acres of western Kansas farmland to reduce the prairie dog population, despite objections of the land's owners.

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Federal Indictment on Kansas Bank Embezzlement

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Scott D. Becker, former president of Countryside Bank in Meriden; a former vice president, Stephanie R. Smith; and Michael R. Wurm, all of Meridan, are indicted on charges of stealing more than $2 million from the bank.

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Kansas Governor Will Revise 2010 Budget over Stimulus

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius told reporters Wednesday that she'll present a revised budget to legislators by the end of the week in light of the federal stimulus. Fiscal 2010 begins July 1.

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Lion Mauls Western Kansas Man at Animal Refuge

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A man staying at a motel next to a wildlife refuge near Oakley got into an outer perimeter lion cage Saturday and a lion grabbed his arm. The lion's owner discovered the scene when he showed up to feed the animal. He beat the lion with a pipe to release the man.

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Six Announces Consumer Protection Stats

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Atty. Gen. Stephen Six was accompanied by members of his Consumer Protection Division as he announced how much the team had recovered in 2008.

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First Step Toward Lifelong Flu Vaccine?

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Researchers Find Element Common To All Strains; Say Attacking That Weakness Could Mean Preventing The Illness For Good.

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Sebelius Discusses Stimulus, Gov. Meeting

Updated: 02/25/2009 - 13News Rae Chelle Davis Twitters live from Governor Sebelius' press conference this morning where she is expected to discuss the federal Stimulus Program as well as her recent trip to Washington for the Governor's conference.

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Troops to Leave Iraq in 18 Months, Officials Say

Updated: 02/25/2009 - President Barack Obama is expected to order all U.S. combat troops to leave Iraq by August of next year, administration officials said, closing the door on a war that has led to the deaths of at least 4,250 members of the U.S. military.

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