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World Markets Surge as US Data Boost Recovery Hope

Updated: 04/02/2009 - World stock markets soared Thursday, with Hong Kong's benchmark vaulting more than 7%, as stronger-than-expected U.S. economic figures boosted confidence the world's largest economy is on the mend.

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Obama, Brown say G-20 deal will fight recession

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Doggedly optimistic in the face of doubts, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown predicted Thursday's emergency G-20 economic summit would produce a significant global deal to tackle the deepening worldwide recession. Others weren't so sure.

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Governor Sebelius Appoints Hays Resident to INK

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius has appointed Travis Rozean, Hays, to the Information Network of Kansas, Inc. The group's job is to provide Kansans equal access to governmental data and the public information of agencies via the internet.

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Governor Sebelius Appoints to Library Board

Updated: 04/01/2009 - Barbara Robison, of Quincy, has been appointed by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kan.) to the Southeast Library System. Robison is a former teacher and currently city clerk for Virgil, Kan.

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Sources: FBI Probing Mo. Pay-for-Play Allegations

Updated: 03/31/2009 - The FBI is questioning Missouri lawmakers about allegations that legislative leaders demanded campaign contributions in exchange for prestigious committee posts, legislative sources told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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Sebelius' Tax Issues

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Changes in tax returns are the story drawing interest as Governor Sebelius' confirmation hearings begin in Washington.

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First Test on the World Stage for Obama

Updated: 03/31/2009 - The President's popularity will help, but European Union leaders say they have other ideas on solving the global economic crisis.

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Kennedy Departs Council with Farewell

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Embattled District 1 Council member Lana Kennedy says goodbye, announces she and her husband are moving away from Topeka in April.

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Kansas Governor Sebelius Corrects Tax Returns for 3 Years

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Kansas Gov. and Health and Human Services Secretary nominee Kathleen Sebelius says she has corrected three years worth of tax returns because of "unintentional errors." She and her husband paid approximately $7900 in back taxes and interest.

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Officials Test Voting Machines

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Optical scanning and touch-screen voting equipment were put to the test at the Shawnee County Election Office Tuesday.

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Biden, Central American Leaders Hold Talks in Costa Rica

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Vice President Joseph Biden is meeting Monday with Costa Rican President Oscar Arias and other Central American leaders to discuss U.S. aid to the area, the war on drugs and the global economic downturn.

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Obama to Appear on "Face the Nation" on CBS

Updated: 03/26/2009 - The President will sit down with Bob Schieffer this Sunday, two days after his announcement on an Afghanistan policy, and ahead of his summit journey to Europe.

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Sen Coburn (R-OK) Endorses Moran

Updated: 03/26/2009 - Moran is a Republican who was elected last year to his seventh term representing the sprawling 1st District that includes western Kansas. He is running for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican Sam Brownback, who has launched a campaign for governor.

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Clinton: U.S. is Fueling Mexico's Drug Wars

Updated: 03/26/2009 - The Secretary Of State blames America's demand for illegal drugs for the cartel wars, and the country's inability to stop the weapons smuggling south of the border.

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Terminator for Senator?

Updated: 03/23/2009 - California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, barred by his Austrian birth from running for President, may be eyeing a big Washington prize next year.

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