More Headlines

Manhattan Begins Process Of Allowing Sunday Sales

Posted: 08/06/2009 - The commission on Tuesday agreed to form an ordinance that would allow the sale of liquor and cereal malt beverages in Manhattan on Sundays and summer holidays. Sales would be allowed between noon and 8 p.m.

Read More

Iowa Congressman To Open Army CGSC Session

Posted: 08/06/2009 - Democratic Rep. Leonard Boswell is the scheduled speaker Monday at the flag ceremony marking the start of the 10-month course at Fort Leavenworth.

Read More

Kansas Hispanics Plan Sotomayor Vote Watch Party

Posted: 08/06/2009 - Democratic state Rep. Delia Garcia of Wichita is hosting the party along with friends. Invited guests were asked to "watch history in the making'' beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday at Frida's Restaurant.

Read More

Senate Reaches "Cash for Clunkers" Deal

Posted: 08/05/2009 - Car shoppers can deal through Labor Day, after the agreement announced Thursday by Sen. Harry Reid, following lengthy negotiations.

Read More

Senate Reaches Deal On $2B 'Clunkers' Refill

Updated: 08/05/2009 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says negotiations resulted in a deal to approve adding $2 billion to the "Cash for Clunkers" program. A vote is set for Thursday.

Read More

Parkinson Repeats: No Detainees In Kansas

Posted: 08/05/2009 - In his first public comments since reports surfaced Sunday, Gov. Mark Parkinson repeated previous opposition to any plans by the Obama administration to relocate suspected terrorists from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth.

Read More

KDOT Slashes Allownces For Protective Gear

Posted: 08/05/2009 - The agency reduced the annual allowance from $250 to $150 in early July. The move came after Gov. Mark Parkinson imposed $160 million in adjustments to keep the current budget balanced.

Read More

Parkinson Names New Secretary On Aging

Updated: 08/05/2009 - Gov. Parkinson names Martin Kennedy, who has been serving as interim secretary since June, the new Aging Secretary He had been the agency's deputy secretary and has served in management positions at Aging since 2004.

Read More

Feds To Hold Summit On Distracted Driving

Posted: 08/04/2009 - With a recent report saying texting while driving is as dangerous as driving drunk, the U.S. Transportation Secretary will convene a summit to address the problem.

Read More

Obama Visits White House Press Room On Birthday

Posted: 08/04/2009 - President Barack Obama arrived in the White House briefing room Tuesday with cupcakes for reporter Helen Thomas. The two share a birthday. She turned 89 Tuesday, while he turned 48.

Read More

Party Leaders Offer Differing Views Of Sotomayor

Posted: 08/04/2009 - The U.S. Senate is preparing to debate Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Party leaders are offering differing views on her qualifications.

Read More

Battle Lines Set; Senate Readies Sotomayor Debate

Posted: 08/04/2009 - The Senate's top Republican said Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor fails the test of impartiality despite her impressive background while the leading Democrat defended her as a mainstream moderate Tuesday.

Read More

Former Attorney General Phill Kline Law License Inactive

Posted: 08/04/2009 - Phill Kline, who became Johnson County district attorney after failing to win re-election as attorney general in 2006, registered for inactive status for his Kansas law license in July. Inactive status does not require continuing education.

Read More

Bill Clinton Meets With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il

Updated: 08/04/2009 - Former President Bill Clinton met Tuesday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il on the first day of a surprise visit to Pyongyang, holding "exhaustive" talks that covered a wide range of topics, state-run media said.

Read More

Kline's Law License Switched To Inactive

Updated: 08/04/2009 - Kline, who became Johnson County district attorney after failing to win re-election as attorney general in 2006, registered for inactive status in July. Inactive status does not require continuing education.

Read More

Bill Clinton to Bargain for Reporters' Releases

Posted: 08/03/2009 - North Korea's news agency says the former President is heading to Pyongyang; seeking the release of detained journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling. They're sentenced to 12 years of hard labor for illegally entering North Korea.

Read More

Roberts Discusses Scott Speicher

Posted: 08/03/2009 - Speicher's remains were found buried in the Iraqi desert, close to where his fighter jet went down in the first couple hours of the Persian Gulf War.

Read More

Obama Administration Presses Senate On 'Clunkers'

Updated: 08/03/2009 - The Obama administration pushed for an additional $2 billion after serving notice over the weekend that the program could expire as early as this week unless the Senate acts.

Read More

AP Sources: Military-Civilian Terror Prison Eyed

Posted: 08/03/2009 - The Obama administration is looking at creating a courtroom-within-a-prison complex in the U.S. to house suspected terrorists, combining military and civilian detention facilities at a single maximum-security prison.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.