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Laid-off Workers Become Symbol of Mounting Anger

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The nation's grim economy now has a rallying point: Employees at a window-and-door factory that went out of business have taken over the building in a siege that has come to symbolize the woes of the ordinary worker.

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Japan Fell into Deeper Recession in Third Quarter

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Japan fell into a deeper recession in the third quarter than first thought, the government said Tuesday, as exports weakened, domestic demand fell and companies bracing for a prolonged downturn pared inventories.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev to Cut 1,400 US Jobs

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Anheuser-Busch InBev announced Monday it would cut some 1,400 U.S. jobs — or another 6 percent of its U.S. work force — to help save the world's largest brewer at least $1.5 billion a year.

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Dow Chemical to Slash 5,000 Jobs, Shut 20 Plants

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Dow Chemical Co. said Monday it will slash 5,000 full-time jobs — about 11 percent of its total work force — close 20 plants and sell several businesses to rein in costs amid the economic recession.

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Wall Street Extends Big Rally to 2nd Session

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The stock market showed renewed confidence Monday, extending its rally and lifting the Dow Jones industrials to their highest level in a month following President-elect Barack Obama's promise to increase infrastructure spending to lift the economy.

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Study: Gender Gap Remains for Heart Attack Care

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Women hospitalized with heart attacks still don't get the treatment they need and are more likely to die than men if they suffer a massive heart attack, a new study of U.S. hospitals shows.

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Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Africa Tests

Posted: 12/08/2008 - A vaccine that may become the world's first to prevent malaria shows promise in protecting African children, researchers said Monday, calling the results a "major milestone."

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Half-dose Flu Shots Work in Adults, Study Finds

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Half-dose flu shots are effective in adults, especially in women and those younger than 50, and offer a viable way to stretch supplies during vaccine shortages, a government study found.

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Scientists Find Nutty Risk Reducer: Eat More Nuts

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Here's a health tip in a nutshell: Eating a handful of nuts a day for a year — along with a Mediterranean diet rich in fruit, vegetables and fish — may help undo a collection of risk factors for heart disease.

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Studies Show Dogs Have Sense of Fairness

Posted: 12/08/2008 - No fair! What parent hasn't heard that from a child who thinks another youngster got more of something? Well, it turns out dogs can react the same way.

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Congress Sends White House $15B Auto Aid Proposal

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Congressional Democrats and the White House worked to resolve their last disputes Monday over terms of a $15 billion bailout for U.S. auto makers — complete with a "car czar" to oversee the industry's reinvention of itself — that's expected to come to a vote as early as Wednesday.

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Chef Alli's Maple Pecan Glazed Ham!

Updated: 01/16/2009 - As featured on "13 News at 4," Ralph helps HyVee's Chef Alli prepare this delicious glazed ham. Here's how they baked it.

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Accused 9/11 Plotters Want To Confess

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Five men charged in the 9/11 attacks have reversed their legal course, and tell the judge they want to plead guilty, together.

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Hwy. 75 Wreck Injures One

Updated: 12/08/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol says a vehicle driven by 18-year old Alyssa Kanicki of Topeka sideswiped a minivan on northbound Hwy. 75 driven by 42-year Teresa Vleck of Holton, causing Vleck's vehicle to overturn.

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Topeka Tech Company Closes

Posted: 12/08/2008 - QuVis founder, Kenbe Goertzen, told www.cjonline.com the company is struggling under $40 million debt. He told them the company laid off its 29 employees Dec. 1st.

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Climate Envoys Battle over Forests, Emissions

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Negotiators at a U.N. climate conference worked Monday to resolve differences over a deal to protect the world's forests and pressed industrial countries to drastically reduce their carbon emissions.

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Date Set for Sumner School Auction

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The auction of the former Sumner School building will be conducted at 6 pm, January 22nd in the first floor conference room of the Holliday Building. It's one of the buildings linked to the historic Brown versus Board of Education desegregation case.

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Three Dead in F-18 Crash

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Three people died with a fighter jet crashed in a San Diego neighborhood Monday. A fourth person is missng. The pilot managed to eject safely and is in stable condition.

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Amtrak Train Hits Semi Rig in Illinois; 10 Treated

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says nine passengers and one crew member went to hospitals for evaluation after a train slammed into a big rig on the tracks in Southern Illinois. All were treated and released by Monday evening.

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Report: Leno to Stay at NBC, Moving to Prime Time

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The New York Times is reporting that NBC has signed its late-night star Jay Leno to a contract that would have him in a new show airing 10 p.m. Eastern every weeknight. The deal is to be announced Tuesday.

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Level 3 to Lay Off 450 Workers in North America

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Internet network provider Level 3 Communications Inc. says it is laying off about 450 North America employees, or about 8 percent of its total work force.

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Bennigans Becomes Boulevard Grill

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Boulevard Grill is open for business at 3251 South Topeka Boulevard. Ron Cleaver, was manager of the Bennigans that used to be at that location, says he's hired back most of the crew he'd worked with at Bennigans.

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