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Steve McIntosh
July 19, 2019 - 9:50 am
Preliminary estimates put the Kansas seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate at 3.4 percent in June ... down from 3.5 percent in May and up from 3.3 percent in June of 2018. Figures from the Kansas Department of Labor and the Bureau of Labor Statistics show a decline of nearly one percent in state...
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July 11, 2019 - 6:56 pm
Authorities say a pilot killed when his small plane crashed into a western Missouri grain bin had experienced engine problems. The National Transportation Safety Board said in its preliminary report that the right engine becane stuck as John McConnell Jr.. 80, descended toward an airport in the...
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June 12, 2019 - 6:44 pm
Authorities say a pilot killed when his small plane crashed into a western Missouri grain bin was a man who split his time between Florida and Kansas City. Bates County Coroner Greg Mullinax identified him as John McConnell Jr., 80. He was the only person aboard the eight-seat Cessna 425 when it...
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May 03, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Authorities have arrested two people in Kansas after a woman's body was found in a Missouri lake. Samantha McCoy, 33, and Monte McCoy. 43, were charged Thursday with first-degree assault. They haveb't been charged in the death of Cindy McCoy, 69, whose body was found Thursday afternoon in a vehicle...
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Steve McIntosh
April 19, 2019 - 10:03 am
Preliminary estimates reported by the Kansas Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.5 percent in March. This was up from 3.4 percent in February and up from 3.4 percent in March 2018. Kansas gained 5,900 jobs, when compared to March of...
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July 11, 2018 - 10:00 am
Officials say fireworks injured more than 130 people in Kansas during the week of the Fourth of July. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says the injuries were reported by emergency departments throughout the state. Sedgwick County had the most injuries, with 38, followed by Shawnee...
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Steve McIntosh
May 18, 2018 - 9:47 am
The Kansas Department of Labor reports the state unemployment rate at 3.4 percent in April ... unchanged from March ... and down slightly from 3.6 percent in April of 2017. Nonfarm jobs increased by 2,200 over the month. The largest job gains were in trade, transportation and utilities, and...
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Steve McIntosh
March 12, 2018 - 9:44 am
The Kansas Department of Labor reports the state seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for January was 3.5 percent ... unchanged from December ... and down from 3.9 one year ago. The state added 200 jobs over the month. The Wichita M-S-A jobless rate was 3.8 percent in January ... up from 3.5...
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