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Obama: Economy is "Priority One"

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The President-Elect is already busy assembling his team to fix the economy and help him lead the nation. Barack Obama says whether it's now or when he's president.. he wants a middle class economic stimulus plan in place.

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Boil Water Advisory For Jefferson Co.

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A boil water advisory has been issued for Jefferson County Rural Water #10, Lake Shore Estates. It is advised that you boil your drinking water because of a chlorine equipment malfunction.

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Merry Market Begins in Topeka

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The Junior League's Merry Market kicked off Friday at Ag Hall. This shopping extravaganza features premier local, regional and national exhibitors showing off the latest trends in gift giving. The event will continue Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is five dollars.

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Topeka Moving Closer to Baseball Stadium

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The Northern League Baseball Commissioner Clark Griffith Friday addressed the issue of a new baseball stadium and team here in the Capital City. Randy Speaker, the Deputy City Manager for Operations says eminent domain will not play a part in the development of any new stadium in the area.

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Topeka Artist Featured at Fundraiser

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A former Topeka real estate agent is featured at this year's "Art for Kids" fundraiser. Stan Metzger's work was shown at the Topeka Public School foundation's fundraiser Friday evening in the Grand Ballroom at the Ramada.

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Veterans Honored with Special Pow Wow

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Veterans were honored with a special Pow Wow at in Topeka Friday night. The Eighth Annual Inter-tribal Veterans Pow Wow wrapped up at about 11:00 p.m. Friday night at the Gage Park Zoo Shelter House.

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Schwan's Products Recalled

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Three chicken products distributed by Schwan's home service are being recalled because pieces of rubber were found in them.

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KOSE and State Reach Agreement

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The Kansas Organization of State Employees announced the agreement with the state Friday. The agreement covers health and safety, training, and personal protective equipment

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Croco Road Opens Up

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A portion of southeast Croco Road between 29th and 21st streets is now five lanes.

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Obama speaks with 6 world leaders

Posted: 11/07/2008 - President-elect Obama spoke with six world leaders by phone Friday, as he continues to prepare for taking office Jan. 20, his office said.

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Toy Hall of Fame Points to New Addition: The Stick

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The lowly stick, a universal plaything powered by a child's imagination, landed in the National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday along with the Baby Doll and the skateboard.

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Stocks Rise After 2 Days of Heavy Selling

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Buyers returned to Wall Street Friday after two days of heavy losses, mindful of the economy's growing problems but attracted by stocks' lower prices. Analysts said the advance was to be expected as Wall Street experiences a rocky recovery from October's devastating selling.

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Bandleader's Vision For The Blind

Posted: 11/07/2008 - At the Ohio State School for the Blind in Columbus, Ohio, no one sees obstacles - especially not band director Dan Kelly.

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Ex-Fed Guilty In Mob Murder Case

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Former FBI agent John Connolly was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder for leaking information to Boston mobsters that led to the 1982 shooting death of a gambling executive who also had ties to gangsters.

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Election Shows Race Gap Between Christians

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The barrier-crossing election of Barack Obama did little to bridge the deep racial divide in American churches. In fact, some clergy say it has only served to underscore their differences.

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Literary Critic John Leonard Dies

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Literary and cultural critic John Leonard, an early champion of Toni Morrison, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and many other authors, and so consumed and informed by books that Kurt Vonnegut once praised him as "the smartest man who ever lived," died Wednesday night at age 69.

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Craigslist Cracks Down On Prostitution Ads

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Under the watchful eye of law enforcement in 40 states, Craigslist pledged Thursday to crack down on ads for prostitution on its Web sites.

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Dutch outcry over naming giant ship after Nazi

Posted: 11/07/2008 - It ought to be a proud milestone in the Dutch seafaring heritage - the construction of a new ship its owner claims will be the world's largest. But there's one problem: its name.

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Finding Recession-Proof Jobs

Posted: 11/07/2008 - In her new suit, Kim Black has a job interview. She hopes it's a new start, CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann reports. Black was laid off last month for the third time. If Georgia Retina hires her, the eye clinic would pay her to train as a technician.

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No Charges For New York's Ex-Gov. Spitzer

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Federal prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not bring criminal charges against Eliot Spitzer for his role in a prostitution scandal, removing a legal cloud that has surrounded the former governor since his epic downfall eight months ago.

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French scientists discover new species of gecko

Posted: 11/07/2008 - French scientists say they have discovered a new species of gecko, after hatching an egg 12,000 miles (19,000 kilometers) from its South Pacific island home.

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Irish Cops Find $650M Of Cocaine On Yacht

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Police say that armed officers from Ireland's navy and police have seized an Irish-record haul of cocaine on a yacht and arrested three men.

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