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Dreamstime
June 01, 2017 - 5:44 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest a slight decline in the economic conditions for nine Midwest and Plains states. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index report released Thursday says the overall regional economic index dropped to 55.5 in May...
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Dreamstime
May 28, 2017 - 4:56 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Grain elevators across Kansas are feverishly working to move last year's grain out to make room for the new winter wheat crop as another harvest nears. Kansas Grain and Feed Association executive director Tom Tunnell says there is still a storage issue, particularly in...
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Dreamstime
Steve Boyer
May 25, 2017 - 5:45 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - U.S. Attorney Tom Beall says a company based in Pratt, Kansas has pleaded guilty in an oil and gas fraud scheme. Sonstone Trading LLC made their plea Thursday in U.S. district court to one count of wire fraud. The company admitted to an agreement with Parnon Industries to...
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Dreamstime
May 24, 2017 - 2:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City is pulling out of the federal health care exchanges in Kansas and Missouri next year because of mounting financial losses. The company's announcement Wednesday makes it just the latest insurer to drop out of the government-backed...
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Dreamstime
May 24, 2017 - 12:43 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) ‑ Kansas Global Trade Services, a Wichita-based organization promoting and facilitating international trade, was honored with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service, recognizing four consecutive years of commitment to export expansion. The award is the highest recognition...
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Dreamstime
May 19, 2017 - 10:43 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Regal Entertainment Group announces it has completed the acquisition of all seven Warren Theatres in Kansas and Oklahoma. President of Warren Theatres, Bill Warren, has considered past offers, Regal said in its announcement, but chose to go forward with the Regal proposal. "I...
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Dreamstime
May 17, 2017 - 2:36 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released an updated Wichita Employment Forecast. In 2017, Wichita total nonfarm employment is expected to increase by 1,640 jobs, which implies the employment growth rate is anticipated to be...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
May 15, 2017 - 10:24 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita businessman Bill Warren is mounting a campaign to "Save Century Two"... Wichita's convention and performin arts center, built in the mid 70s. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News he's talked with Warren about Century II and they argree that the building's exterior is "...
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Dreamstime
May 10, 2017 - 5:09 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Ranchers in western Kansas continue to deal with the loss of cattle after last month’s snow storm, but cattle weight loss is a concern. KSN News spoke with rancher Lee Reeve who says each head of his 40,000 cattle lost about 30 pounds. At the current prices, that’s a loss of...
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