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Oil Falls Below $71 As Dollar Gains Against Euro

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Oil prices slumped back below $71 a barrel Tuesday as a stronger dollar overshadowed expectations of a sizable OPEC output cut and led investors to shed commodities bought as an inflation hedge.

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VA Pharmacy Follows Faith; No Birth Control Sales

Posted: 10/22/2008 - A new drug store at a Virginia strip mall is putting its faith in an unconventional business plan: No candy. No sodas. And no birth control. Divine Mercy Care Pharmacy is among at least seven pharmacies across the nation that are refusing as a matter of faith to sell contraceptives of any kind, even if a person has a prescription.

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NASA Chief: Criticism Hurting Space Agency Morale

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Unfounded criticism of America's next-generation moon rocket is hurting NASA morale but hasn't stopped progress on the craft, the space agency's administrator Michael Griffin said Tuesday.

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India Launches First Unmanned Moon Mission

Posted: 10/22/2008 - India launched its first mission to the moon Wednesday, rocketing a satellite up into the pale dawn sky in a two-year mission to redraw maps of the lunar surface.

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Report: 200 New Jobs for Scott Air Force Base

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A lawmaker says the U.S. Air Force plans to add 200 more civilian jobs at Scott Air Force Base in southern Illinois. The new jobs would come in 2010, when a new contracting office opens at the base.

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Jurors Deliberating in Killing of Pregnant Teen

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A jury is deliberating the fate of Wichita man charged with capital murder in the death of a 14-year-old girl who was pregnant with his baby. Chelsea Brooks' body was found in a makeshift grave in rural Butler County.

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Munchkin Ripped Off in Missouri

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A ex-police chief is accused of taking money (and taking advantage of) one of the last surviving Munchkins from "The Wizard of Oz."

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Howard: 'Iron Man' Swap Was a Surprise

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Terrence Howard will be replaced by Don Cheadle in "Iron Man 2." Howard says "It was the surprise of a lifetime." Howard said he read news reports that money was the issue.

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Deep Pockets Gets Support From Public

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Fans of Deep Pockets jumped to the defense of their favorite hangout Tuesday. A handful of people used the public comments portion of the Topeka City Council meeting to support the bar.

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Gov. Sebelius Fights For Bio-Defense Plant

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius led a delegation to Washington, D.C Tuesday, making a pitch to bring a new bio-defense facility to the Sunflower State. The group met with Homeland Security officials, who are deciding where to build the $451 million National Bio- and Agro0 Defense Facility.

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Spangles Campers Rock 'N Roll

Updated: 10/21/2008 - The first 100 people who made it out to the new Spangles got a free meal every week for a year. But they had to work to get it! Check it out!

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Back to the Drawing Board for RCPD

Posted: 10/21/2008 - KMAN radio reports an hour of discussions Monday between Riley County Law Board and it's police union ended with law board members calling for more negotiations.

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Obama Opens His Widest Lead Against McCain

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The Democratic front-runner is leading his Republican challenger by 10 percentage points, according to the Wall Street Journal survey.

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Topeka Fire Chief Named State's Best

Updated: 10/21/2008 - Under fire from his own ranks, Topeka Fire Chief Howard Giles earned a standing ovation at Tuesday's City Council meeting. He was presented the award for the Kansas State Association of Fire Chiefs "Fire Chief of the Year."

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