President Barack Obama holds Chaplain (Captain) Emil Kapaun's Easter stole in the Oval Office during a greet with Kapaun's family in the Oval Office, April 11, 2013. The President and First Lady Michelle Obama met with members of Chaplain Kapaun's family before awarding him the Medal of Honor posthumously during a ceremony in the East Room. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Kapaun awarded Medal of Honor

The Congressional Medal of Honor was awarded on April 11, 2013 to Fr. Emil Kapaun’s family in recognition of the heroism he displayed during…

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Brownback announces new committee

Governor Sam Brownback announced today the formation of the Kansas River Development Committee earlier this afternoon at Kaw River State Par…

Crestview Pool closes after 55 years.

Topeka pool closes

The Shawnee County Commissioners today voted to approve the closing of Topeka’s 55 year old Crestview Pool.

Kansas First News

Park Director resigns

Director of Parks and Recreation in Manhattan, Kan., Curt Loupe has resigned his position as of April 10, 2013. Loupe began his employment w…

Does it Work?

Does it Work – Mr. Lid

It’s a familiar problem in many kitchens- plastic storage containers for leftovers with lost or mismatched lids. One as-seen-on-TV product p…

Crime of the Week

'Crime of the Week'

Shawnee County Sheriff’s detectives are attempting to identify a middle aged Hispanic male who is a suspect wanted in connection with a loca…

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KU fraternity goes dry

Alcohol is no longer allowed at University of Kansas fraternity house where a 19-year-old freshman pledge died of alcohol poisoning four yea…

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Kansas officials seek declaration

Kansas officials are seeking a federal disaster declaration for 23 counties that were impacted by severe winter storms in February.

The Better Business Bureau

BBB warns about 'Storm Chasers'

The Better Business Bureau is warning both businesses and residents to use caution when hiring companies to make repairs in the wake of the …

Street maintenance come may

Street maintenance come May

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This year's group of college graduates may have a hard time finding jobs.

Tough job market

This year’s group of college graduates will have a tough time finding a job according to a new report by the economic policy institute.

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Fewer Kansans insured through employers

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) – A new report shows a declining percentage of Kansans are getting their health insurance through their employers.  The…

Project aims to revamp north Topeka

Project aims to revamp North Topeka

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