Business News

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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AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki
April 18, 2018 - 7:34 pm
American sorghum farmers fear they will lose their largest export market if China follows through with a tariff on their crop. China imposed preliminary anti-dumping tariffs of 178.6% on U.S. sorghum this week as part of its ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened...
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April 18, 2018 - 11:43 am
The investigation into a deadly engine failure on a Southwest jet is focusing on whether wear and tear caused a fan blade to snap off, triggering a catastrophic chain of events that killed a passenger and broke a string of eight years without a fatal accident involving a U.S. airliner. From...
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April 18, 2018 - 10:27 am
A video shot in January has resurfaced online accusing a Starbucks store manager in California of racial discrimination. Brandon Ward asked to use the locked store bathroom but claims he was denied because he was black. The video shows Ward confronting a white patron and the store manager. Watch...
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