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Wichita State University
January 24, 2018 - 11:00 am
Wichita State has been ranked the top university in the country for industry-funded aeronautical engineering research and development. The new rankings released by the National Science Foundation's Higher Education Research and Development survey, compiled by its National Center for Science and...
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SIPA USA
January 24, 2018 - 5:38 am
Starbucks is giving its U.S. workers pay raises and stock grants this year, citing recent changes to the tax law. All employees can will soon be able to earn paid sick time off, and the company's parental leave benefits will include all non-birth parents. Starbucks Corp. said Wednesday that the...
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Dreamstime
January 23, 2018 - 11:53 am
Gas rig workers missing after fiery explosion in Oklahoma are presumed dead, authorities said Tuesday, and the search for the men has turned to a recovery mission. Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said it's been a difficult 24 hours for everyone involved since the Monday morning blast. His...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
January 22, 2018 - 10:29 am
Several construction projects are underway in the downtown area ... as Wichita prepares for the NCAA basketball tournament in mid March. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the city wants to make a good impression on thousands of visitors. He says this is "an exciting time for Wichita". The Wichita...
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Dreamstime
January 19, 2018 - 11:06 am
The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) is inviting the public to provide comments on the proposed merger of Kansas-based Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy (GPE), parent company of Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L). If the application filed by the companies on August 25, 2017 is...
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Dreamstime
January 18, 2018 - 3:51 pm
The Kansas Corporation Commission is studying how recently enacted federal tax cuts could affect public utilities. The KCC on Thursday announced the general investigation and ordered utilities to track all savings from the tax cuts and to keep those funds in a separate interest-bearing account. The...
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