Business News

April 26, 2018 - 10:07 am
Siemens Gamesa says it plans to rehire more than 100 laid-off workers at its Fort Madison plant to make electrical turbine blades for a proposed Kansas wind farm. The Hawk Eye reports that the company said Wednesday the workers will be working full time because of the increased production demands...
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WSU Foundation
April 26, 2018 - 9:19 am
A museum dedicated to the historical, cultural and entrepreneurial story of Pizza Hut opened this week in the building that housed the first restaurant launched by founders Dan and Frank Carney. The structure was relocated in 2017 to the Innovation Campus at Wichita State University, the Carneys'...
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April 20, 2018 - 6:39 pm
The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by five this week to 1,013. At this time a year ago there were 857 active rigs. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes reported Friday that 820 rigs drilled for oil this week and 192 for gas. One was listed as...
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Steve McIntosh
April 20, 2018 - 10:41 am
The Kansas Department of Labor reports a seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate of 3.4 percent in March ... unchanged from February ... and down from 3.7 percent in March of 2017. Nonfarm jobs increased by 2,100 over the month ... the tenth consecutive month of job growth. Since March of last year,...
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April 19, 2018 - 1:04 pm
Adrian Abramovich's company is accused of making 96 million robocalls during a three-month period in 2016. Watch the latest video at
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April 18, 2018 - 8:27 pm
U.S. airline regulators said Wednesday that they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in fatal failure that killed a woman in a plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. The Federal Aviation Administration said it will issue a directive in the next two weeks...
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