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January 10, 2019 - 1:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Moms who work outside the home are in a constant struggle between being present in their careers and being present with their kids. For the new moms employed by the Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, that struggle has been far lessened by a new program called "Infants at Work." The program...
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January 10, 2019 - 11:33 am
Kansas has had much to celebrate in the area of economic development during 2018, according to statistics released from the Kansas Department of Commerce. 2018 has been an exceptional year for the Kansas economy, with over 11,000 new jobs and $1.7 billion in capital investment added to the state’s...
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January 10, 2019 - 5:44 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The ongoing government shutdown is about to turn into the longest one in U.S. history, and that's raising questions about what will happen next. By Friday, most of about 800,000 federal workers are expected to have missed their first paycheck since the shutdown began three weeks ago...
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January 10, 2019 - 5:39 am
(NEW YORK) -- For female travelers looking to support women-owned businesses, a new travel magazine and website has put together "feminist city guides" for 20 destinations around the world. Unearth Women has published two print issues so far, but the city guides can be found on their website. The...
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January 09, 2019 - 8:32 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The Department of Justice is expected to announce a major settlement with Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday, resolving allegations that the automaker used illegal software to circumvent laboratory emissions inspections on 100,000 diesel vehicles, according to a source briefed on...
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January 09, 2019 - 7:46 pm
Ford's aging Explorer big SUV is getting a major revamp as it faces growing competition in the market for family haulers with three rows of seats. The company unveiled the new version Wednesday night at Ford Field, home of the NFL's Detroit Lions. It comes just before next week's press days at the...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie Bezos arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Bezos says he and his wife, MacKenzie, have decided to divorce after 25 years of marriage. Bezos, one of the world’s richest men, made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 09, 2019 - 5:56 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are divorcing, ending a 25-year marriage that played a role in the creation of an e-commerce company that made Bezos one of the world's wealthiest people. The decision to divorce comes after a trial separation, according to a statement...
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January 09, 2019 - 10:55 am
The job picture is speeding up for Wichita and Kansas. Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released an updated Kansas Employment Forecast. The Center's director -- Jeremy Hill -- tells KNSS News he's looking for job growth of just over one percent...
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January 09, 2019 - 10:09 am
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Maryland-based contractor Power Factor LLC for exposing workers to electrical hazards after an employee was fatally electrocuted while installing solar panels on a building in Fort Riley, Kansas...
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January 09, 2019 - 9:56 am
(NEW YORK) -- Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he and his wife of 25 years are divorcing. Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos have been married since 1993 and issued an amicable joint statement announcing their decision Wednesday. The couple has four children. The statement, released by Jeff Bezos on...
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