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Koch Ninth Richest Man America

Posted: 10/02/2009 - Imagine losing $19 billion and still being the ninth richest man in America. That's where Charles Koch was ranked on the latest installment of the Forbes list of the richest Americans.

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Committee Agrees To Funding For Moving Lab To Kansas

Posted: 10/02/2009 - Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, said Friday that the Agriculture Appropriations Conference Committee is recommending funding to relocate the Arthropod-Borne Animal Disease Research Laboratory from Laramie, Wyoming to Manhattan, Kansas.

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Dead Celebrities In For Halloween

Posted: 10/02/2009 - One of the spookiest aspects of Halloween 2009 is its heavy reliance on recent obituaries, most notably the passing of the King of Pop.

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Rio Wins 2016 Olympic Games

Updated: 10/02/2009 - The International Olympic Committee chose a city Friday to host the 2016 Olympic Games. The choice is between Madrid, Spain and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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McCain Campaign Manager Predicts Palin Could Prove 'Catastrophic'

Posted: 10/02/2009 - The man who ran John McCain's presidential campaign warned Friday that Sarah Palin could lead to a 'catastrophic' election result for the GOP in 2012 if the former Alaska governor captures the party's presidential nomination.

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Kansas Guard Opens A New Trainng Facility

Updated: 10/02/2009 - Kansas officials held ribbon cutting ceremonies today for Crisis City and the new Kansas Air Guard facility in Salina at the Great Plains Joint Training Center.

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KDHE Stats Reveal Life And Death In Numbers

Posted: 10/01/2009 - Infant deaths and out-of-wedlock births were up and heart disease and suicide were down in 2008. The information is in KDHE's 2008 Vital Statistics report.

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Dr. Jerry Old Talks About Vintage People

Posted: 10/01/2009 - Dr. Jerry Old, nationally recognized author and humorist, talked to an audience at McCrite Plaza. He presented information from his book "Vintage People... Secrets of Successful Aging.

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Topeka Postal Worker Joins Million Mile Club

Posted: 10/01/2009 - Another amazing feat.. Topeka postal carrier James Spicka has driven his routes accident free for 30 years. Now he's a member of a very select group.

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Open House Next Week on 29th Street Project

Posted: 10/01/2009 - Topekans are welcome to attend two information sessions about the work on 29th, particulary for people living in that section from Urish to Wanamaker.

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Tolls Jump For Cash Users

Posted: 10/01/2009 - Rates go up for anyone paying cash to drive the Kansas Turnpike. K-Tag users will not have to pay the higher rates.

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Manhattan Tax Hike Goes To Pools, Zoo

Posted: 10/01/2009 - The sales tax increase will go to pay for improvements at two of the city's pools and and an educational and multipurpose center at the zoo.

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October Brings Sales Tax Hike To Topeka

Updated: 10/01/2009 - Voters approved it during the spring election in order to fix Topeka roads, but the city council voted in July to wait to repair streets, curbs and gutters until it actually has the sales tax money in-hand.

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Kansas Speedway Donates Race Tickets To Kansas National Guard

Posted: 10/01/2009 - In support and honor of Kansas National Guard members, Kansas Speedway has donated approximately 3,000 tickets to the Guard for the upcoming NASCAR Nationwide Series Kansas Lottery 300 and the Sprint Cup Series Price Chopper 400.

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