More Headlines

Bush says Citigroup deal needed to protect system

Updated: 01/14/2010 - WASHINGTON – President Bush argued Monday that the government's dramatic rescue of Citigroup was necessary to "safeguard the financial system" and help the economy recover, and he said there could be more such moves if other institutions need help.

Read More

Dow ends up nearly 400 after bailout of Citigroup

Updated: 01/14/2010 - NEW YORK – Wall Street barreled higher Monday for the second straight session, this time in a relief rally over the government's plan to bail out Citigroup Inc. — a move it hopes will help quiet some of the uncertainty hounding the financial sector and the overall economy. The Dow Jones industrials soared nearly 400 points and the major indexes all jumped more than 4.5 percent.

Read More

Obama wants economic rescue approved 'right away'

Updated: 01/14/2010 - CHICAGO – With the economy in crisis, President-elect Barack Obama urged the new Congress to pass a quick economic stimulus bill, pledged help for the troubled auto industry and blessed the Bush administration's bailout of the financial industry.

Read More

Kansas AG Aims to Stop Holiday Spike in Scammers

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Kansas Attorney General Steve Six and his Consumer Protection Division launched a public education campaign Monday to increase consumer awareness as the holiday shopping season begins.

Read More

RoadRunners Players Skate into School Reading Time

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Hockey players from the Topeka RoadRunners read to fourth graders at Silver Lake Elementary Monday. Goalie Lyle Rocker and defensemen Randy Swank and Jeff Burke say it's fun to hang out with the kids, many of whom are their fans.

Read More

Washburn Receives Scholarhips Gift

Updated: 11/24/2008 - The Goppert Foundation in Kansas City gave $100,000 to Washburn University. The gift creates an endowment to support scholarships for full time undergraduates with financial needs who do not meet qualifications for other merit based scholarship.

Read More

Junction City Housing Program Receives Boost

Updated: 11/24/2008 - USDA Rural Development presented a $162,000 check to Junction City's Self-Help Housing Program Monday. The money is from USDA's Mutual Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance grant program.

Read More

Random House to digitize thousands of books

Updated: 11/24/2008 - With e-book sales exploding in an otherwise sleepy market, Random House Inc. announced Monday that it was making thousands of additional books available in digital form, including novels by John Updike and Harlan Coben, as well as several volumes of the "Magic Treehouse" children's series.

Read More

West Lawrence Turnpike Exit Opens Early

Updated: 11/24/2008 - The Kansas Turnpike Authority says the West Lawrence exit opened at 3 pm Monday, ahead of schedule. It had been closed for about five months.

Read More

Facebook wins $873M judgment against spammer

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Facebook has a won $873 million judgment against a Canadian man who bombarded the popular online hangout with sexually explicit "spam" messages.

Read More

Campbell Soup 1Q earnings down 3.7 percent

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Campbell Soup Co.'s higher soup sales were watered down by commodity hedging losses in its first fiscal quarter, as the soupmaker said Monday that profits fell 3.7 percent even as more cash-strapped consumers reached for its brands.

Read More

Fort Riley Kicking Off Holiday Season

Updated: 11/24/2008 - The holiday season gets started this week for soldiers and families at Fort Riley, starting with a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

Read More

Kansas Pharmacist Numbers Ailing

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Experts say a tight pharmacist pool in Kansas could shrink even more if plans to expand the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy are scrapped.

Read More

Kansas Highway Patrol Urges Safety

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Kansas Highway Patrol troopers will begin placing red ribbons on their vehicles this week to encourage motorists to be careful during the holiday season.

Read More

Kansas Birth Rate Up, Death Rate Down in 2007

Updated: 11/24/2008 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment released its vital statistics for 2007 on Monday. It showed the birth rate was up nearly 3 percent over the previous year. The death rate dropped by three-tenths of a percent for the same period.

Read More

Group Proposes Lake Near Nebraska-Kansas Line

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Auburn Lake Co. wants to build a 3,000-acre lake near Pawnee City, Neb. to provide recreation and water for communities in Nebraska and Kansas.

Read More

To some psychiatric patients, life seems like TV

Updated: 11/24/2008 - One man showed up at a federal building, asking for release from the reality show he was sure was being made of his life. Another was convinced his every move was secretly being filmed for a TV contest. A third believed everything - the news, his psychiatrists, the drugs they prescribed - was part of a phony, stage-set world with him as the involuntary star, like the 1998 movie "The Truman Show." Researchers have begun documenting what they dub the "Truman syndrome," a delusion afflicting people who are convinced that their lives are secretly playing out on a reality TV show.

Read More

Verdict reached in Muslim charity's second trial

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Jurors have reached a verdict in the second trial of a Muslim charity accused of helping to finance terrorism in the nation's largest such case since the Sept. 11 attacks.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability