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Balloon Pilots Make History With Trans-Pacific Flight

Posted: 7:45 AM - An audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean came to a successful end Saturday as two accomplished pilots safely touched down in the water just off the coast of Mexico in their helium-filled balloon after shattering two long-standing records.

Twenty One Firefighters Attack Manhattan Blaze

Updated: 01/31/2015 - Manhattan fire crews responded to 801 Pottawatomie Avenue for a report of a structure fire. Once on scene, they found a one story residential structure with smoke and flames coming from the exterior wall and a shed next to it.

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In A Hurry? Let A Robot Valet Park Your Car

45 mins ago - Throwing your keys at the parking valet as you sashay onto a flight may seem like the stuff of James Bond films, but already a robotic valet is taking the sweat out of getting on a plane at Germany's Dusseldorf airport.

Delta Pilot Locked Out Of Cockpit During Landing

Posted: 01/30/2015 - On Thursday, a door malfunction locked the captain out of the cockpit on Delta Air Lines Flight 1651 from Minneapolis/St. Paul before final approach into McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

This Dog's Looks Have Everyone Talking

Updated: 01/30/2015 - It takes all kinds in this world, and that goes for dogs, too. The Internet is abuzz Friday with views and commentary about an odd-looking dog up for adoption by the Humane Society in Moultrie, Ga.

"Brotox" Making Arkansas Men Look Younger

Updated: 01/30/2015 - As a nurse at Little Rock Plastic Surgery, she is specially trained in cosmetic injections. She says Botox injections are used to suppress some motion of muscles.



The field is set now for Topeka's City Council races. The primary is in March, and the election is April 7th. As the Governor has suggested, do you think more people would vote, if city elections were held in the fall?

Yes, I think it would help.
No, I don't think that would matter.
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