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May 01, 2017 - 8:23 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest a slight improvement in the economic conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index report released Monday says the overall economic index for the region rose to 61.4 in...
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April 27, 2017 - 2:32 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Grand opening events for Airbus and Dassault Systèmes sites at Wichita State University were held Thursday, commemorating the official residency of the global corporations on Wichita State's Innovation Campus development. "This is the beginning of a new era at Wichita State...
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April 10, 2017 - 11:42 am
WICHITA, Kan. - The annual Airline Quality Rating (AQR) has been released for 2017. The AQR is a comprehensive study of performance and quality of the largest airlines in the United States. The rating is co-compiled by Associate Professor Dean Headley at Wichita State University, and Brent Bowen...
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Steve Boyer
April 09, 2017 - 2:41 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansans will vote in a special election for the first time since 1950 on Tuesday. That election was to replace Rep. Herbert Meyer who died in office. State Highway Commissioner Myron V. George defeated attorney Barnes Griffin for the position. This election is replace Mike...
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Dreamstime
April 03, 2017 - 6:57 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers show a slight slip in the economic conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index report released Monday says the overall economic index for the region dropped to 60.1 in March from...
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Steve Boyer
March 29, 2017 - 3:04 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A southeast Kansas woman is accused in an 81-count federal indictment of embezzling more than $5 million from a now-defunct credit union. The indictment returned Tuesday against 64-year-old Nita Rae Nirschl of Parsons includes 22 embezzlement counts and 37 counts of money...
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March 24, 2017 - 5:15 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - According to numbers released last week from the Kansas Geological Survey, the oil and gas production in Kansas is down. According to a report from the Kansas Information Network the state of Kansas produced just under 38 million barrels of oil last year. That's the lowest...
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March 24, 2017 - 4:53 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - A Kansas company that electronically connects job seekers with employers announced that it was the victim of a hacking, putting at risk the personal information from job applicants in up to ten states, including Kansas. The Kansas Information Network says officials with...
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