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Kansas Governor Still Hasn't Talked to Obama on HHS

Updated: 02/25/2009 - In Washington, Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is considered a leading contender for health and human services secretary. She says she saw the President several times while at the Governor's Assoc. meeting, but did not talk about the HHS job.

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Kansas House Gets New Member to Replace Deployed Rep

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Former Rep. Melanie Meier, a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve, resigned Saturday after receiving orders to deploy. She wanted former Rep. Candy Ruff to replace her while she's gone, but party precinct officials instead chose her former opponent, Don Navinsky.

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Kansas Governor Sees Hope for Budget in Stimulus Money

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday that she and other governors were pleased that states are receiving the first round of stimulus funds this week. The money for Medicaid will free up general tax revenue.

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Kansan Wins 60th Pancake Race

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Twenty-two-year-old Tasha Gallegos of Liberal won the 60th Pancake Day Race with a time of 57.5 seconds. Jane Hughes won the Olney race in 1 minute, 2 seconds. A Kansas woman living in England also took part in the trans-Atlantic race.

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Living Canvas: An Inside Look At The Art of Tattoing

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Staring at a blank canvas can be intimidating to any artist, but what if that canvas is someone's arm or ankle or shoulder? Meet the artists and family of Fine Line Tattoo and Piercing.

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Artist Shares Private Journey In Her "Artist Book"

Posted: 02/24/2009 - The latest exhibit at the Sabatini gallery in the Topeka-Shawnee County Library breaks the boundaries of books. Meet one of the artists behind one of those books called "Migration".

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Local Exhibit Doesn't Judge Books By Their Covers

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Yes, the library is the place to find books. But one exhibit stretches the definition of books in a whole new way. The new exhibit at the Sabatini gallery, "Books Beyond Binding", doesn't bind a book to the typical definition.

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Local Artist Brings Dinosaurs To Life

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Remember your favorite toys as a kid? Meet a local man combining his life's work and his boyhood fascination into art. Jim Boydston turns his car-upholstery business into a dino-making art shop!!

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Artists Grow Through Networking At Paint America

Posted: 02/24/2009 - The paintings lining the walls of Westboro Fine Arts Gallery come from sea to shining sea and everywhere in between. The "Paint the Parks 100 National Exhibit" opened for a friday night Art Walk and some local artists earned a spot in the show.

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Minus Griffin, No. 3 Sooners fall to No. 15 Kansas

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Tyshawn Taylor scored a career-high 26 points and Sherron Collins added 22 of his 26 points in the second half as No. 15 Kansas took over first place in the Big 12 with an 87-78 victory Monday night against third-ranked Oklahoma.

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Prescription Drug Discount Cards Available

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The cards enable all Shawnee County residents regardless of age, income, or existing health conditions to obtain prescription drugs not covered by insurance at discounted rates.

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Kansas Expects $71.5M in Medicaid Stimulus Funds

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The Kansas Health Policy Authority said Monday that Kansas expects $71.5 million in additional Medicaide money this week, the first installment of stimulus funds. The authority expects Kansas to receive $440 million in additional Medicaid dollars in 2009 and 2010.

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Topeka Zoo Hippo Dies

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Sad news from the Topeka Zoo Monday, their hippopotamus, Peka-Sue, has died.

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