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State Leaders: Kansas Undoubtedly Best Choice for Bio Lab

Updated: 12/04/2008 - At a conference on K-State's campus Thursday morning, state political and Kansas State University leaders officially announced Kansas as the chosen site for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility. They credit bi-partisan teamwork for making Kansas the best option.

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Indian Airports on High Alert after New Warning

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Airports in India went on high alert Thursday following fresh attack warnings as officials said India suspects two senior leaders of a banned Pakistani militant group orchestrated the deadly Mumbai attacks.

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Solar Car Completes 1st Ever Round-the-World Trip

Posted: 12/04/2008 - The first solar-powered car to travel around the world ended its journey at the U.N. climate talks Thursday, arriving with the message that clean technologies are available now to stop global warming.

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Fla. Congresswoman Accidentally Hangs Up on Obama

Posted: 12/04/2008 - When a man sounding remarkably like President-elect Barack Obama called a Florida congresswoman Wednesday, she assumed it was a crank call. So Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen hung up.

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Lil Wayne Leads Grammy Nods with 8, Coldplay 7

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Nominations for the prolific and ubiquitous rap MVP, who became pop's biggest success in 2008 with his top-selling album, "Tha Carter III," included a coveted album of the year bid.

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Automakers Return to Sell Congress on Rescue

Updated: 12/04/2008 - U.S. automakers are returning to Congress for high-stakes hearings they hope will persuade skeptical lawmakers to save their troubled industry with $34 billion in emergency aid.

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AT&T to Cut 12,000 Jobs, 4% of Staff

Updated: 12/04/2008 - AT&T Inc. joined the recession's parade of layoffs Thursday by announcing plans to cut 12,000 jobs, about 4 percent of its work force in December and throughout 2009.

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Retailers Post Steep Sales Declines in November

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Retailers are reporting steep sales declines for November as a surge of shopping after Thanksgiving that was fueled by deep discounts wasn't enough to save a dreary month.

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Wall Street Points to Lower Open

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Wall Street headed toward a lower open Thursday as investors began sifting through retail sales reports that were expected to point to another pullback in consumer spending.

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Oil Hits 4-Year Low On Weak Economic News

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Oil prices sank Thursday to lows last seen nearly four years ago as more bleak news from the world's largest economy boosted views that crude could tumble below $40 by the end of the year.

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Oil Hits Near 4-Year Low On Weak Economic News

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Oil prices sank Thursday to lows last seen nearly four years ago as more bleak news from the world's largest economy boosted views that crude could tumble below $40 by the end of the year.

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Officials: Pakistan Militants Masterminds Behind Attacks

Posted: 12/04/2008 - India suspects two senior leaders of a banned Pakistani militant group orchestrated the deadly Mumbai attacks, officials said Thursday, as Pakistan's president vowed "strong action" against any elements in his country involved in the siege.

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Rice Satisfied With Pakistan's Anti-terror Stance

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Thursday she is satisfied with Pakistan's commitment to fight terrorism and its readiness to pursue any lead in the attacks in India that have sharply raised tensions between the two nuclear powers.

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What Will Arnold Schwarzenegger's Next Role Be?

Posted: 12/04/2008 - With Arnold Schwarzenegger's governorship entering its final years and his ability to attract the spotlight intact, one question is arising more frequently: What will Arnold do?

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Poll: Calif. Gay Marriage Ban Driven By Religion

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Voters' economic status and religious convictions played a greater role than race and age in determining whether they supported the Nov. 4 ballot measure outlawing same-sex marriage in California, a new poll shows.

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Lawrence Police Chase Suspect Held on $350,000 Bond

Posted: 12/03/2008 - A woman arrested following a police chase that injured a Lawrence officer Tuesday is being held on $350,000 bond. Barbara Jo Schnegelsiepen, 27, made her first appearance in Douglas County court Wednesday.

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Kansas Ranks 30 in Internet Surf Speeds

Posted: 12/03/2008 - When it comes to how quickly you can move through cyber space, the state has some catching up. The Wichita Business Journal Wednesday reported Kansas ranks 30th for fastest internet surf speeds.

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Road Work Schedule in Topeka Thursday

Posted: 12/03/2008 - Some road construction might affect your drive Thursday. Starting at 9:00a.m., eastbound I-70 will be down to one lane just east of the Gage Blvd. exit to just west of the I-70 US-75 interchange. It's being closed for bridge ramp repair work.

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ERC Celebrates 30th Birthday

Posted: 12/03/2008 - A birthday party that included lunch, cake and speakers helped ERC celebrate 30 years.

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