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Machinists Ratify Boeing Pact, Set to Resume Work

Updated: 11/02/2008 - Factories at Boeing Co. are due to start humming again after Machinists union members voted to end a costly eight-week strike that clipped profits and stalled deliveries by the world's No. 2 commercial airplane maker.

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Kansas Budget Forecast Expected to Get Gloomier

Posted: 11/02/2008 - The state's budget outlook probably will get worse on Election Day and could force legislators to rethink past promises about spending on public schools, higher education and social services.

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Obama Raises More Cash in Kansas Than McCain

Posted: 11/02/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama isn't expected to win Kansas during the general election Tuesday, but he has won an important battle of the checkbooks.

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Military Family Affected By Fire

Posted: 11/02/2008 - The Frederickson family has enough to deal with -- husband and father Bryce is serving in Iraq, while wife Jill is raising their three kids -- without having to worry about a fire that cost Bryce all his personal items in Iraq.

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Boeing Strike Ends; Machinists Back On The Job Sunday

Updated: 11/02/2008 - AP- Boeing Co. and its Machinists union reached a tentative four-year settlement to end a strike that has shut down the company's commercial airplane operations since September 6, union and company spokesmen confirmed.

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Young Citizens Academy Graduation

Posted: 11/01/2008 - Kids from various schools across the area came together to complete one goal: graduating from the Young Citizens Academy. This weekend, they accomplished that goal.

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Federal Appeals Court Sides with Westboro Baptist Church

Posted: 10/31/2008 - The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis says Missouri can't enforce its funeral picketing law until it is deemed constitutional. The ruling is a victory for Topeka's Westboro Baptist Church.

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Overlay Project to Begin Saturday

Posted: 10/31/2008 - Football fans taking US-24 to the KU/K-State game Saturday should expect construction delays. Workers will be doing an overlay project between Saint Marys and Silver Lake.

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Topeka Church Holds "Trunk or Treat" Halloween Event

Posted: 10/31/2008 - While many trick or treaters went door to door Friday night, others went "trunk to trunk." Costumed kids went around to the different vehicles in the parking lot of First Southern Baptist Church at 19th and Gage.

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Topeka Makes Decision on Golf Course Management

Posted: 10/31/2008 - Topeka City Manager Norton Bonaparte says the city will negotiate with Billy Casper Golf to expand its services for Cypress Ridge Golf Course, from just maintenance to include pro-shop management and marketing. The city chose Billy Casper from among 5 proposals.

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Kansas On Its Way to Record-Breaking Election Numbers

Updated: 10/31/2008 - Shawnee County and the entire state of Kansas are expecting record-breaking numbers at the polls Tuesday. Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh said Friday voter registration for the year is up by 55,000, totalling about 1.7 million Kansans registered to vote.

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McEachron Elementary Kids Celebrate Halloween

Posted: 10/31/2008 - A Topeka elementary school got a spooktacular start to their Halloween. Students and staff of McEachron Elementary held their annual Halloween parade this morning.

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Fairlawn Plaza Hosts Annual Halloween Costume Party

Posted: 10/31/2008 - Halloween meant candy, costumes, and a whole lot of fun for some lucky little trick-or-treaters Friday afternoon. These kids were part of the annual Pre-schoolers Halloween Costume Party at Fairlawn Plaza.

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Kansas AG Steve Six Files Suit Against Verizon Wireless

Posted: 10/31/2008 - Kansas Attorney General Steve Six is trying to stop the takeover of Alltell Corporation by Verizon Wireless. Six filed suit Thursday with the U.S. Department of Justice and Attorneys General from six other states to stop the acquisition.

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Developer Gets Extra Week to Find Attorney

Posted: 10/31/2008 - Developer Gene Jani has been given an extra week to find an attorney in his lawsuit against the city of Topeka. Jani filed the suit when the city council nixed his proposed development for S.W. 33rd and Fairlawn Rd. because residents protested.

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Capper Foundation's Halloween Celebration

Posted: 10/31/2008 - Children from Easter Seals Capper Foundation's Kidlink Preschool and Childcare Program celebrated Halloween today. The kids got to trick-or-treat through the Capper's facility during the annual costume parade.

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