FILE - In this June 18, 2012 file photo, Rep. Henry A. Waxman, D-Calif. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Sources say the 20-term California Democratic will retire.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

20-term Democratic Rep. Waxman to retire

Rep. Henry Waxman, one of Congress’ fiercest negotiators and a policy expert on everything from clean air to health care, will retire at the…

Washburn Tech

New program coming to Washburn Tech

Washburn Tech, in cooperation with area food manufacturing companies, is launching a new training initiative called Manufacturing Technology…

brandon kauffman

City names new Chief Fiscal Officer

Kansas native Brandon Kauffman will soon put his roots in Topeka to provide oversight for the Capital City’s $235 million budget

Barack Obama

FACT CHECK: Obama and Medicare premiums

It seems to be something of an occupational hazard for President Barack Obama: When he talks about his health care law, he’s bound to hit a …