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Wichita Council Approves City Water Plan

Posted: 06/18/2014 - The Wichita City Council has approved a water plan for an area near a section of the city where officials have found contaminated groundwater.

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Cosmosphere Unveils Plan For Next 50 Years

Posted: 06/18/2014 - The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson is planning for its next 50 years. The Cosmosphere announced a five-year, $15 million plan with a goal of securing the future for the next 50 years.

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Facebook Launches Snapchat-like Sharing

Posted: 06/17/2014 - As expected, Facebook has launched a Snapchat-like mobile app that lets users trade ephemeral photo- and video-based messages that disappear after a few seconds.

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IRS Faces Volley Of New Scrutiny Following E-Mail 'Loss'

Posted: 06/17/2014 - A new round of scrutiny hit the IRS Monday as senators from both parties summoned the agency's chief, one House committee set up a new investigative hearing and another subpoenaed the head of the agency.

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Violent Online Rants: Free Speech Or Criminal Threats?

Updated: 06/16/2014 - The Supreme Court will consider the free speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other electronic media where the speaker's intent is not always clear.

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2 Earthquakes Shake OKC Area

Updated: 06/16/2014 - Residents in the Oklahoma City area were jolted awake by back-to-back earthquakes Monday morning. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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Superstitions Collide: Full Moon Rises On Friday The 13th

Posted: 06/13/2014 - Despite many myths, the full moon does not actually embolden criminals, bring about births or make people mad, studies show. And while Friday the 13th superstitions may be well entrenched, there's nothing particularly special about a full moon falling on this date.

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Simple Tips To Avoid Getting Hacked

Posted: 06/13/2014 - With all the recent news about government surveillance, corporate cybersecurity failures and large-scale hacks, the task of keeping yourself safe online can seem daunting.

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Inside Virgin Galactic's Newest Passenger Spaceship

Posted: 06/13/2014 - The company, led by billionaire Richard Branson, allowed CNN unprecedented access to a "SpaceShipTwo, Serial Two" spacecraft which was being carefully assembled by workers at a secure facility in the high desert north of Los Angeles.

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Escape Civilization -- Right Here In The U.S.

Posted: 06/13/2014 - When Americans ponder the world's most desolate places, they tend to conjure Antarctic outposts, Tibetan mountaintops, central Australian plateaus or Kardashian brain stems.

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Lawsuits Over Monsanto Wheat Centralized In Kansas

Posted: 06/13/2014 - A lawsuit filed in Arkansas against Monsanto over the May 2013 discovery of an isolated field of genetically engineered wheat in Oregon has now landed in federal court in Kansas.

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Why Teenage Boys Do Stupid Things

Posted: 06/12/2014 - An 18-year-old boy in Georgia drowns after he is tied to a shopping cart and pushed into a lake while horsing around with friends after his high school graduation.

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The Dangers Of Junk Sleep

Posted: 06/12/2014 - People love to use their electronic devices in the bedroom. With so many small gadgets providing news articles, e-books and games in one tiny package, who can blame them?

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E3 2014: The Top 9 Games To Watch

Posted: 06/11/2014 - With no new video game consoles announced during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the talk this week has been about the myriad of gaming choices players are going to have.

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University Of Kansas Hospital Gets $2M Gift

Posted: 06/11/2014 - The University of Kansas Hospital has received a $2 million donation toward construction of a 92-bed building on its campus in Kansas City, Kansas.

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President Hosts Tumblr Event From White House

Updated: 06/10/2014 - The President delivers remarks and answers questions from folks across the country on the importance of education, college affordability, and reducing student loan debt.

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Topeka Gets Record Rainfall Monday

Posted: 06/10/2014 - Topeka has received a record rainfall during the recent storms. The National Weather Service says Topeka got a record of 2.31 inches of rain Monday. The old rainfall record for June 9 was 1.93 inches, set in 1941.

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New K-TAG Program Announced

Posted: 06/10/2014 - The Kansas Turnpike Authority is making a change to make it simpler, and cheaper to travel on the Kansas Turnpike.

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