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Authorities on lookout for two Lansing prison escapees
November 15, 2011
Prison officials said the two prisoners were confirmed missing at 6 p.m. Tuesday from the prison’s East Unit, where minimum custody inmates are housed.
Holiday Travel: Airlines, airports brace for annual onslaught
02:44 p.m., November 15, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating co-author and marketing professor at Wichita State University, talks about air travel during the upcoming holidays.
5 Questions: Honoring service
Holiday celebrates all veterans, living and dead
November 8, 2011
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs answers questions about Veterans Day, which is Friday.
5 Questions: Time to fall back
02:17 p.m., November 1, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Clocks need to change at 2 a.m. Sunday.
5 Questions: No tricks
Take steps to insure Halloween stays safe
October 26, 2011
Halloween is Monday, and safety advocates offer their advice for keeping the holiday safe for youngsters.
5 Questions: Enrollment time
Seniors need to review Medicare drug plans
October 19, 2011
The open-enrollment period for Medicare Prescription Drug Plan and Medicare Advantage plans began Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7. The Kansas Insurance Department answers questions below about the plans.
Celebrating Fall: Annual Maple Leaf Festival is this weekend
October 12, 2011
Annual Maple Leaf Festival is this weekend
Think Pink: October is breast cancer awareness month
October 5, 2011
The American Cancer Society answers questions about the disease that is estimated will cause nearly 40,000 deaths this year in the United States.
5 Questions: Shear Madness
September 28, 2011
Don’t prune trees in fall, expert recommends
Avoiding the flu: Time for vaccines, health officials say
September 21, 2011
Some health providers already have begun flu clinics, and flu shots will continue to be offered the vaccine throughout the influenza season. Here, officials with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment discuss flu shots.
Prisoner escapes from Lansing Correctional Facility
September 14, 2011
Ronny Dale Peters is a minimum custody inmate, 33 years old, white male, 5’2” and 110 pounds. He has red/auburn hair, blue eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue shirt, and either black boots or tennis shoes.
Back to School: Help kindergartners get off to strong start
August 17, 2011
Help kindergartners get off to strong start
Creditworthy? Advice for parents as students hit the road with their first credit cards
August 10, 2011
As the fall semester draws near at area colleges and universities, the Kansas Credit Union Association offers advice, below, to parents about students and credit cards.
Higher food costs: Increases attributed to higher demand
July 14, 2011
Sean Fox, a professor of agricultural economics at Kansas State University, answers questions about rising food prices around the globe.