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County Commission Says "No" to TIF District

Updated: 05/21/2009 - The Shawnee Co. Commission voted Thursday to adopt a resolution saying it couldn't get on board with a tax increment financing district Topeka City Council members approved for the area around White Lakes Plaza at 37th and South Topeka Boulevard.

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Vick Arrives Home For House Arrest

Posted: 05/21/2009 - The former Atlanta Falcons star released from Leavenworth will spend the last two months of his two year sentence in home confinement in Virginia.

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13 at 4: "The Road to Wisdom" Author Dennis Butler

Posted: 05/21/2009 - After years of experience and study, read what Dennis Butler are some of the major reasons why some people succeed, and others fail spectacularly. (You can find his book at www.TheRoadtoWisdom.com)

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"Hot Jobs" for May 21st!

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Five more Hot Jobs are on our list from kansasworks.com. Find out how to apply and take a chance you may land one of these jobs!

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Cross Placed on Top of Church

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Work continues on the St. David's Episcopal Church. The latest addition is a cross that rests on the newly constructed tower. The church was destroyed in a 2006 arson fire.

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Scenic Byways to be Promoted thru Kansas Lottery

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Increasing the awareness of Kansas' beauty and creating revenue are just two of the pieces of a new campaign in the state. Artist Stan Herd is heading the effort to showcase Kansas Byways.

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Kansas Board of Regents See Tuition Hike

Posted: 05/21/2009 - The Board of Regents said Thursday that an additional $17 million in budget cuts by the Legislature will have to be made up with increases in tuition at the state's seven universities. It said it will decide in June how much the increases should be.

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Westar Declares Quarterly Dividend

Posted: 05/21/2009 - The Westar Energy, Inc. Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share payable July 1, 2009 on the company's common stock. Watch Replay of Shareholders Meeting

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Closing Arguments Set in Manhattan Rape Trial

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Closing arguments are scheduled Thursday in the trial of a Kansas man charged with 79 counts of rape and sodomy over a five-year period on an alleged victim when she was a child.

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Governor Requests Federal Assistance for March Winter Storms

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Gov. Mark Parkinson has submitted a request to the president for federal assistance to defray costs associated with the response to and recovery from the severe winter storms that struck the state during the period March 26 to 29, 2009.

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Crime Stoppers Search for Burglary Suspect

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Detectives of the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office are asking for assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in a burglary, Theft, and Criminal Damage case.

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Kan. Juvenile Jails Prepare for Swine Flu Outbreak

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Authorities in charge of Kansas' 358 youth inmates have geared up for the possibility of a swine flu outbreak at the state's three juvenile correctional facilities.

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Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Topeka Police say two men in their early twenties or late teens hit a pizza delivery person in the back of the head and took the pizzas and cash.

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Kansas Utility Plans $380M in Pollution Upgrades

Posted: 05/20/2009 - Westar said it plans to install new filtration systems and rebuild the sulfur dioxide ``scrubbers'' on two of its three power-generating units at Lawrence Energy Center.

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Kansas Dams to Help Offset 'Spring Pulse'

Posted: 05/20/2009 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says reduction of water flow from Tuttle Creek and Perry dams in Kansas will reduce by more than half the rise in the river caused by the pulse below Kansas City.

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Washburn Tech Fetes Graduates

Posted: 05/20/2009 - 379 students graduated Wednesday night from Washburn Institute of Technology in career training programs that range from business administrative technology to automotive technology.

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