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Topeka Radio Station Launches Food Drive

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Topeka's Family Life Radio, 88.1, is part of the national Feed the Need campaign. They're collecting nonperishable food donations this week at Dillons stores at NW 25th and Rochester Rd.; SW 29th and Urish; and SW 10th and Gage.

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People Line Up For Food Giveaway

Posted: 07/06/2009 - It was food distribution day at Family of God Church, 1231 NW Eugene St. So many people turned out for the apples, potatoes and other free food being given out that Topeka Police officers helped direct traffic.

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Britons Turn Living Statues Atop London Column

Posted: 07/06/2009 - A 35-year-old mother-of-two stepped onto an 23 foot-high (7 meter-high) stone plinth in Trafalgar Square on Monday, kicking off an ambitious art project that puts members of the British public on display in the iconic plaza alongside statues of the country's military heroes.

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UN Council Condemns North Korea Missiles

Posted: 07/06/2009 - The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's recent missile tests Monday, following the country's firing of seven ballistic missiles over the weekend on U.S. Independence Day, the reclusive country's biggest display of missile firepower in three years.

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Kids Sharpen Basketball Skills

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Dribbling, shooting and defense were just part of the skills a group of junior high students were working to improve Monday.

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Topeka Library Hosts Farmers' Market

Posted: 07/06/2009 - A good read and some healthy snacks were paired-up at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Monday morning. It was all part of push for healthy Kansans.

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TV Makers Hope Thin Is In For Newest Sets

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Lee Richman installs high-end home theater systems that can cost as much as $170,000. Lately, he's noticed that some of his clients - or their interior designers - are perking up when they hear about ultra-slim TV sets, which come off the wall only about an inch.

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School Bullying, Once A Silent Battle, Now A Crime

Posted: 07/06/2009 - In a Tampa middle school locker room, prosecutors say four flag football players held down a younger teammate and committed a horrifying assault: Raping him with a hockey stick and a broom handle.

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Honduras slides toward greater instability

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Honduras' interim government closed its main airport to all flights on Monday after blocking the runway to prevent the return of ousted President Manuel Zelaya. Clashes with his supporters caused the first death in a week of protests.

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Federal Agency Probes Disney World Monorail Death

Posted: 07/06/2009 - A witness to the monorail accident that killed a train operator at Walt Disney World over the weekend described it as "a head-on collision" between two trains in a 911 call released Monday.

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Jackson's Mother Loses Control Of Son's Estate

Posted: 07/06/2009 - A judge said Monday that Michael Jackson's longtime attorney and a family friend should take over the pop singer's estate for now, rejecting a request from Jackson's mother to be put in charge or share control.

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Riots, Street Battles Kill At Least 156 In China

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Riots and street battles killed at least 156 people in China's western Xinjiang province, state media said Tuesday, and injured 828 others in the deadliest ethnic unrest to hit the region in decades. Officials said the death toll was expected to rise.

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Japanese Navy Ships Leave For Anti-Piracy Mission

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Two more Japanese navy destroyers left Monday to join an international mission to curb piracy off the coast of Somalia, and for the first time will be authorized to escort both foreign and Japanese vessels.

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Samsung Announces Earnings Estimate

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Samsung Electronics Co., the world's biggest manufacturer of memory chips, announced quarterly earnings estimates for the first time Monday, saying it hopes to reduce market confusion and speculation about its performance.

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Witness: Weapon And Wound Not Compatible

Posted: 07/06/2009 - A coroner testified Monday in the trial of American Amanda Knox that a knife believed to have been used in the slaying of a British student is "not compatible" with the victim's stab wound, an Italian news report said.

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Obama, Medvedev Agree To Pursue Nuclear Reduction

Posted: 07/06/2009 - President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a preliminary agreement Monday to reduce the world's two largest nuclear stockpiles by as much as a third, down to the lowest levels of any U.S.-Russia accord, and counter what Obama called "a sense of drift" in the countries' relations.

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Berlin School Closed Due To Swine Flu

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Authorities say a Berlin high school has been shut down after eight pupils tested positive for swine flu, including three American exchange students.

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United States Stays Perfect At Under-19 Worlds

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Howard Thompkins III scored 22 points and the United States stayed perfect with an 85-69 win over Greece in a second-round game at the FIBA under-19 world championships Monday.

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