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AT&T Donates Money to TPS

Posted: 10/22/2008 - AT&T presented a $25,000 grant to Topeka Public Schools to go toward development of their reading and math curriculum. Capital City principal Tim Wurtz says a better curriculum will help kids be better prepared for the workforce.

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Local Student Finalist for FFA Award

Posted: 10/22/2008 - A Northeast Kansas student is in the running for a national award from Future Farmers of America. Kyler Ohlde has been named a 2008 American Star Farmer finalist.

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Seaman Students Volunteer with Kids at Rescue Mission

Updated: 10/22/2008 - Students from Seaman High gave their time to help the community tonight. Students in the Interact Club at the school participated in an meeting with about 20 kids under 12 at the Topeka Rescue Mission Wednesday evening.

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Fort Riley Troops Practice Live Fire

Posted: 10/22/2008 - A Fort Riley Artillery Unit is performing its first live fire practice in 23 months this week. The Second Battalion 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, Fourth Infantry Brigade Combat Team, First Infantry Division are doing the exercise.

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Kansas Resolves Pfizer Investigation

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Wednesday Kansas Attorney General Steve Six joined 32 other states in a settlement with Pfizer Inc. Wednesday's judgement resolves a five-year investigation into the company's promotion of the drugs Celebrex and Bextra.

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Bush Receiving Award at KU

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Former President George Bush, the first President George Bush is coming to KU 12 days after the election. The 41st President is this year's recipient of the Bob Dole leadership prize from KU's Dole Institute of Politics.

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Lockdown on Western Kentucky University Campus Over

Posted: 10/22/2008 - A lockdown on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green is over. The campus was locked down for about three hours Wednesday afternoon after reports of gunfire.

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Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Wins Lawsuit

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Minnesota's Attorney General Lori Swanson won a multi-million dollar lawsuit against a Topeka-based insurance giant. Swanson filed the lawsuit last February against Amer-us Life Insurance Company and American Investors Life Insurance Company now part of Aviva Corporation.

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New Plan Unveiled for Topeka's Levee System

Posted: 10/22/2008 - A multi-million dollar face-lift is in the works for Topeka's levee system. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District personnel met Wednesday to unveil the plan.

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Boeing's 3Q Profit Dives 38 Percent

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Airplane maker Boeing Co. says its third-quarter profit tumbled about 38 percent as a Machinists' strike, and supplier production problems hurt results. The Chicago-based aerospace company says it earned $695 million dollars in the quarter, down from $1.11 billion a year earlier.

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Topeka Man's Sentencing Delayed in Murder Case

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Sentencing is delayed for a man accused in a Topeka murder because he wants to back out of a plea. Rashawn Anderson pleaded no contest to first degree murder in the July 2005 shooting death of Christopher Caraway.

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Stocks battered again

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Dow records 7th worst point loss, Nasdaq at 5-year low as weak earnings, slumping oil prices heighten recession fears.

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Spangles Opens New Location

Updated: 10/22/2008 - A well-known restaurant opens a fourth location in Topeka. It is the 24th location for Spangles in Kansas.

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Topeka Goodyear Plant Due for More Shutdowns

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Goodyear announced two more temporary shutdowns of commercial truck tire production at its Topeka plant. They'll happen the weeks of November 3rd and December 1st. About 500 workers are affected.

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Topekans Take Stand Against Violence

Updated: 10/22/2008 - More than 100 people marched through the downtown Topeka streets Wednesday. It was for the YWCA of Topeka's 14th annual march against violence.

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Finney County Employee Sends Anti-Obama E-mail

Posted: 10/22/2008 - An anti-Obama e-mail sent from the Finney County appraiser's office is becoming an Internet sensation. It also lands the employee who sent it in trouble.

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Local Bistro Goes Pink

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Applewood BBQ & Bistro hosts Pink Week, raises money for American Cancer Society

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Think Pink! in Topeka

Updated: 10/27/2008 - Breast cancer awareness and education events are planned for October 20-25 at Washburn University

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Heifner Nursery is Closing

Posted: 10/22/2008 - After 50 plus years at 6th and Fairlawn, a well known Topeka nursery is closing its doors.

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Romney Endorses Jenkins for Congress

Updated: 10/22/2008 - Former MassaMitt Romney (R-Mass.) was Congressional candidate and State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins' special guest at a press event Wednesday. He said Jenkins has the economic experience necessary to beat out Incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Boyda.

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National Democrats Buying Ads for Boyda

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Rep. Nancy Boyda (D -Kan.) has asked the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to "get the heck out" of her congressional race against State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins, but the committee is responsible for a new ad airing in Topeka.

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