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FILE - In this June 25, 2016, file photo a person walks by signage hangs outside a Walgreens pharmacy in downtown Cincinnati. COVID-19 took another bite out of Walgreens Boots Alliance quarterly numbers but this time left behind better-than-expected earnings. The drugstore chain said Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, that it made $373 million in the final quarter of fiscal 2020 after losing $1.7 billion the previous quarter, when millions of shoppers stayed home to avoid the rapidly spreading pandemic. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
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October 15, 2020 - 7:36 am
COVID-19 took another bite out of Walgreens Boots Alliance quarterly numbers but this time left behind better-than-expected earnings. The drugstore chain said Thursday that it made $373 million in the final quarter of fiscal 2020 after losing $1.7 billion the previous quarter, when millions of...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2019 file, photo shows Johnson's Baby Aloe & Vitamin E Powder in Salt Lake City. Johnson & Johnson boosted revenue slightly and doubled its third-quarter profit, mainly due to a $4 billion charge for litigation costs in the year-ago quarter. The health care giant handily beat Wall Street expectations and raised its financial forecast for the year. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
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October 13, 2020 - 9:15 am
Johnson & Johnson boosted revenue slightly and doubled its third-quarter profit, mainly due to a $4 billion charge for litigation costs in the year-ago quarter. The health care giant blew past Wall Street expectations and raised its financial forecast for the year. Meanwhile, the New Brunswick...
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A business displays a "Buy One Get One 50% Off," sign Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, in Surfside, Fla. U.S. consumer prices rose slightly in September, led again by sharp increases in the index for used vehicles. The Labor Department reported Tuesday, Oct. 13 that the consumer price index rose 0.2% last month. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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October 13, 2020 - 8:25 am
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose slightly in September, led again by sharp increases in the index for used vehicles. The consumer price index rose 0.2% last month, after gaining 0.4% in August, the Labor Department reported Tuesday. Prices for used cars and trucks rose 6.7% in...
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October 12, 2020 - 4:30 pm
Kansas farmers are expected to harvest slightly less corn than than last year
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Steve McIntosh
October 12, 2020 - 9:57 am
Some Kansas counties are seeing a spike in the numbers of COVID-19 cases. And Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple tells KNSS News we may see an increase in positive cases in Sedgwick County, as more people stay indoors during colder weather and more people are back in the classroom. And Whipple says as...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 file photo, retired British Airways Boeing 747-400 parked at Cotsworld Airport in Kemble, England. British Airways said Monday Oct. 12, 2020, that CEO Alex Cruz has been replaced after 4 1/2 years on the job as the COVID-19 pandemic pummels airlines around the world. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
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October 12, 2020 - 7:55 am
LONDON (AP) — British Airways has replaced CEO Alex Cruz after 4 1/2 years on the job as part of a broad shake-up as the COVID-19 pandemic pummels airlines around the world. International Airlines Group, British Airways' parent company, on Monday named Sean Doyle, previously the boss of Aer Lingus...
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Pedestrians pass the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in New York. Stocks are rising on Wall Street Friday as talks appear to be continuing in the start-and-stop drive on Capitol Hill to deliver more aid to the ailing economy. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
KNSS News
October 09, 2020 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising on Wall Street Friday as talks appear to be continuing in the start-and-stop drive on Capitol Hill to deliver more aid to the ailing economy. The S&P 500 was 0.9% higher in afternoon trading, on track for its third straight gain. It’s also on pace to close out...
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KNSS News
October 08, 2020 - 2:34 pm
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has amended its travel quarantine list to remove Aruba.
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Steve McIntosh
October 08, 2020 - 9:54 am
Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released updated employment forecasts for Kansas, Wichita, Topeka and Kansas City. In 2021, Kansas total nonfarm employment is forecast to increase by 6,972 jobs, with a projected growth rate of 0.5 percent. The...
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October 07, 2020 - 4:56 pm
Top Kansas legislators have signed off on Gov. Laura Kelly’s request to extend a state of emergency for the coronavirus pandemic.
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