Amelia Earlart Memorial Bridge goes orange

Orange is the color of the week

What do the Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge and the Governor’s Mansion have in common? For the week of April 7-11, they will be lit up in orange lights to help raise awareness on work zone safety.…
In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, sailors from Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 49) assist in the rescue of a family with a sick infant via the ship's small boat as part of a joint U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and California Air National Guard rescue effort, Sunday, April 6, 2014. Eric and Charlotte Kaufman said their daughter Lyra's medical condition continued to improve after they boarded the San Diego-bound Vandegrift hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast so the girl could get to a medical facility. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)

Navy ship with rescued family to arrive midweek

The Navy warship carrying a family with an ill 1-year-old girl rescued from their disabled sailboat is about 1,000 miles from San Diego and is expected to arrive midweek.…
Fatal accident

Clay Center man dies in Sunday accident

On Sunday afternoon just after 2 Pottawatomie County Emergency Services responded to a two vehicle accident that had occurred on Highway 16, East of Lincoln Roadd, rural Onaga …
Barack Obama

Obama: Students need help to get ‘in-demand jobs’

Obama on Monday announced more than $100 million in grants for two dozen schools across the country that are helping students gain work experience for what he called the "in-demand jobs of the future."…
Mickey Rooney, Dick Van Patten, Mel Brooks

Photos: Remembering Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: "Let's put on a show!" He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.…
Airline Fees

Air travel: Late flights are up, complaints down

A big drop in customer complaints helped U.S. airlines post their best ratings ever even though more flights were late and more bags were mishandled, according to a report released Monday by university researchers.…
ku photo

KU grad students concerned hours might be reduced

University of Kansas graduate students are concerned the school might reduce the hours they are allowed to work on campus in an effort to comply with new health care requirements.…