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Salina Pool Supporters Seek Donations

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Supporters of a sales tax increase to build a new aquatic center in Salina are raising money to promote their position. The question is on the November ballot.

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Ft. Riley Bomb Threat Clears Hospital

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Irwin Army Community Hospital was evacuated Tuesday after officials received a bomb threat around 10:30 a.m. No bomb was found and all buildings were cleared shortly past noon.

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The Cirque Comes to William's Magnet School

Updated: 09/23/2008 - Cirque Voila stops by the Topeka Fine Arts and Science academy as part of a community outreach program following last night's performance at White Concert Hall.

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Tips to Prevent Your Vehicle from Being Stolen

Posted: 09/23/2008 - The Topeka Police Department offers crime prevention tips for auto thefts, including never leave keys inside the vehicle; never leave the motor running when no one is in the vehicle; and if you have a garage, use it!

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Home Prices Fell 5.3% in July, Gov't Says

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Nationwide home prices in July fell a record 5.3% compared with a year ago, a government agency said Tuesday, and have now receded to October 2005 levels.

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China's Third Manned Mission To Include Spacewalk

Posted: 09/23/2008 - China this week launches its most ambitious space mission yet, a sign of rising confidence as Beijing cements its status as a space power and potential future competitor to the United States.

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UK Experts Say Stonehenge Was Place Of Healing

Posted: 09/23/2008 - The first excavation of Stonehenge in more than 40 years has uncovered evidence that the stone circle drew ailing pilgrims from around Europe for what they believed to be its healing properties, archaeologists said Monday.

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Doctors: Infection Led To Turkish Newborn Deaths

Posted: 09/23/2008 - An infection spread by IV treatment led to the weekend deaths of 13 premature newborns at a hospital in western Turkey, a doctor investigating the deaths told the private Dogan news agency Monday.

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China: 'Out Of Control' Dairy System Led To Abuse

Posted: 09/23/2008 - China's agriculture minister acknowledged Tuesday that the country's milk-gathering system was "out of control" and led to abuses that put contaminated dairy products in stores across Asia, sickening some 54,000 babies and killing four.

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Fort Riley Post Gate Access Modified

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Visitors needing access to Fort Riley during evening hours will need to get a visitor pass at Henry Gate beginning October 1.

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Iranian President Blames US Market Collapse On US

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Iran's president blamed U.S. military interventions around the world in part for the collapse of global financial markets and said the campaign against his country's nuclear program was solely due to the Bush administration "and a couple of their European friends."

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Bush: World Must Stand United Against Terrorism

Posted: 09/23/2008 - President Bush, who once expressed disdain for the United Nations, says multinational organizations are now "needed more than ever" to combat terrorists and extremists who are threatening world order.

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Civil Air Patrol Flies With 190th ARW

Updated: 09/23/2008 - The Civil Air Patrol is spending its Tuesday morning with the 190th Air Refueling Wing. The CAP cadets will learn about the mission of the 190th.

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Oil Prices Fall on Profit-taking after Huge Rally

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Oil prices swung lower Tuesday, falling below $109 a barrel as traders cashed in profits a day after crude rocketed to its biggest one-day gain ever — an epic rally apparently triggered in part by a technical fluke.

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Dodd: 'No Second Act' to Fixing Financial Mess

Posted: 09/23/2008 - The Bush administration urgently pressed Congress in public and private Tuesday to move quickly on a $700 billion bailout of the financial industry as Democratic and Republican lawmakers attacked Wall Street over a crisis that pushed the nation's economy to the brink.

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Stocks Rise as Investors Track Hearing on Bailout

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Financial markets appeared somewhat more upbeat Tuesday, with stocks showing a partial rebound from a huge sell-off as top economic officials updated Congress about efforts to hammer out a $700 billion financial rescue plan.

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Iranian President Blames US for Market Collapse

Posted: 09/23/2008 - In an interview before his address to the U.N., President Ahmadinejad blamed U.S. military interventions around the world in part for the collapse of global financial markets; defended Iran's right to establish a nuclear program.

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Bernanke and Paulson: Congress Must Move Now

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Treasury Secretary and Fed Chairman urge Congress to pass its $700 billion financial bailout proposal quickly to avert a further financial meltdown, testify before Senate Tuesday.

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Gunman Kills 9 at School in Finland, Shoots Self

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Police had questioned shooter just a day before the attack at a western Finland trade school based on his violent YouTube postings. Shooting was second school massacre in Finland in the past year.

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