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Local Artist Brings Dinosaurs To Life

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Remember your favorite toys as a kid? Meet a local man combining his life's work and his boyhood fascination into art. Jim Boydston turns his car-upholstery business into a dino-making art shop!!

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Artists Grow Through Networking At Paint America

Posted: 02/24/2009 - The paintings lining the walls of Westboro Fine Arts Gallery come from sea to shining sea and everywhere in between. The "Paint the Parks 100 National Exhibit" opened for a friday night Art Walk and some local artists earned a spot in the show.

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North Korea Says It Is Preparing Satellite Launch

Posted: 02/24/2009 - North Korea said Tuesday it is preparing to shoot a satellite into orbit, its clearest reference yet to an impending launch that neighbors and the U.S. suspect will be a provocative test of a long-range missile.

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Obama Pitching A Broad Economic Case To Nation

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Barreling ahead on a mammoth agenda, Barack Obama is ready to offer a detailed sketch of the first year of his presidency, casting the nation's bleeding economy as a tangle of tough, neglected problems.

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Major Stock Market Indexes Fall to 1997 Levels

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Wall Street has turned the clock back to 1997. Investors unable to extinguish their worries about a recession that has no end in sight dumped stocks again Monday.

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House Democrats Propose $410B Spending Bill

Posted: 02/23/2009 - House Democrats unveiled a $410 billion spending bill on Monday to keep the government running through the end of the fiscal year, setting up the second political struggle over federal funds in less than a month with Republicans.

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Cops: Man Tries To Steal Laptop To Check Facebook

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Sheriff's officers said a 19-year-old man snatched a Starbucks customers laptop after being told he could not use it to check his Facebook account. According to officers, the man then grabbed the customer's laptop and ran out of the coffee shop, located in an outlet mall.

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Identical Twin Brothers Accused Of Robbery

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Police say identical twin brothers have teamed up to rob a Yonkers gas station. Police said the 22-year-olds were arrested in the driveway of their home shortly after the holdup at a Mobil gas station early Sunday. Investigators said a witness helped identify the two.

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Minus Griffin, No. 3 Sooners fall to No. 15 Kansas

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Tyshawn Taylor scored a career-high 26 points and Sherron Collins added 22 of his 26 points in the second half as No. 15 Kansas took over first place in the Big 12 with an 87-78 victory Monday night against third-ranked Oklahoma.

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Florida Nips Fish Pedicures In The Bud

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A trendy pedicure with fish that nibble dead skin from the feet has been nipped in the bud. The Florida Board of Cosmetology has banned the procedure, even before it was known to be offered anywhere in the state. The board said salons had been inquiring about its legality and decided to preemptively strike.

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Prescription Drug Discount Cards Available

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The cards enable all Shawnee County residents regardless of age, income, or existing health conditions to obtain prescription drugs not covered by insurance at discounted rates.

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Kansas Expects $71.5M in Medicaid Stimulus Funds

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The Kansas Health Policy Authority said Monday that Kansas expects $71.5 million in additional Medicaide money this week, the first installment of stimulus funds. The authority expects Kansas to receive $440 million in additional Medicaid dollars in 2009 and 2010.

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I Had No Choice, Octuplets' Mom Tells Own Mother

Posted: 02/23/2009 - In a videotaped squabble with her mother posted Monday on a gossip Web site, the woman who gave birth to octuplets said she had no choice but to use the embryos she had because her only other option was to destroy them.

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Poll: Americans Optimistic About Iraq

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Americans are more optimistic about the situation in Iraq than they have been since 2003, a new CBS News/New York Times poll finds, with 63 percent saying that things are going well for the United States in the country.

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