| Aug 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Better enjoy your weekends with WFTV-Ch. 9 meteorologist Matt Makens. The Emmy-winning weather anchor, who is 30, is leavingÂ OrlandoÂ to go home to Denver and work for ABC affiliate KMGH later this year. Probable last days at ABC affiliate WFTV: Tha...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 4:35 AM
Petfinder.com has announced the winners in The Whiskers, its Oscar-themed photo contest to choose the most photogenic and appealing homeless cats in the United States. The contest was conceived to highlight Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month in June and...
| Jun 23, 2010
Why is everyone giving Tom Cruise such a hard time? Can't we just forget about what happened on Oprah's couch? Is that asking too much? Is the movie business so flush with charismatic stars who can carry a picture that it can afford to eat its young? I...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 9:41 AM
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Tuition and fees at Kansas' state universities will rise again this fall. The state Board of Regents on Thursday approved tuition and fee increases proposed by the universities. Most of the regents said the schools need the money to...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 9:45 AM
Fireworks will go on sale in Sedgwick County communities Sunday. And for the first time, those living in unincorporated parts of the county can legally shoot off fireworks. But they'll have to buy them somewhere else, the county isn't allowing sales...
| Jun 23, 2010
Geography Surveyed: KS 1st CD
Data Collected: 06/18/2010 - 06/21/2010
Release Date: 06/22/2010 07:40 ET
Sponsor: KWCH-TV Wichita
SurveyUSA interviewed 1,500 Kansas adults 06/18/10 through 06/21/10. Of them, 1,301 were registered to vote. Of the...
| Jun 21, 2010
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Some businesses in the Wichita area have gone to court seeking to block new restrictions on smoking from taking effect in Kansas.
The new law prohibits indoor smoking in most public places, including businesses, restaurants, bars and...
| May 7, 2010
(VALLEY CENTER, Kan.)
Would you pay an extra $266 dollars a year to keep funding schools? That's how much a Wichita State economist says a 1% increase in the state's sales tax will cost Kansas families.
The Senate approved the tax increase Thursday...
| May 14, 2010
Ernie's paws bounce off the concrete as he chases down a bright green tennis ball. The black and gray Schnauzer plops to the ground, gnawing at the ball with his sharp puppy teeth. The adorable ball of hair and energy was rescued about two weeks ago and...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 6:00 PM
Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc. hosted a candidate forum for Republicans seeking the U.S. Senate seat.
Republican Congressmen Jerry Moran and Todd Tiahrt and Tom Little appeared in the live forum from the KWCH-TV studios. Former Kansas Attorney General...
| Apr 3, 2010
By Dave Roberts (WICHITA, Kan.)
More than a thousand middle and high school students came to Wichita State University Saturday to compete in the twenty-third Kansas Science Olympiad.
The students competed in a number of contests including bridge...