- VIDEO: Tornadoes tear through US states
Storm-chasers have captured footage showing tornadoes touching down in both Texas and Kansas.
BBC News. Mon, 20 May 2013 19:21:07 GMT.
- Grantham University Gives Back, Provides a Hand Up to Hillcrest Transitional Housing
KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwired - May 16, 2013) - Grantham University, an online education provider for working adults, announced its Bronze-level sponsorship of this year's annual Hillcrest Walk for the Homeless. ...
Marketwire. Thu, 16 May 2013 14:47:15 EDT.
- UK company withdraws death row drug
A UK-based firm says it has stopped selling a drug to Arkansas because the US state had planned to use it to execute prisoners on death row.
BBC News. Wed, 15 May 2013 13:45:51 GMT.
- Wind Power Firms Push to Extend Tax Credit
Kansas cattleman Pete Ferrell almost lost his ranch in the recent drought that ravaged much of the United States, but he credits a series of 100-meter tall wind turbines situated on his property for saving his business. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 10 May 2013 10:57:56 -0400.
- Transports & Truckers Surge -- Who's Next?
Though the Dow Industrials were down Monday and the S&P 500 only had a slight gain, the Dow Jones Transports were up 1.27%. Two trucking companies were big gainers as YRC Worldwide (YRCW) was up 41% and Arkansas Best Corp. ...
By Tom Aspray. Forbes. Tue, 7 May 2013 15:54:16 GMT.
- How Government Money Helped A Small, Rural Phone Company Undercut Google Fiber
When people think of 1Gbps internet speeds, the first thing that often comes to mind is Google Fiber and its launch in three U.S. cities (Kansas City, Austin and Provo). ...
By Parmy Olson. Forbes. Mon, 29 Apr 2013 22:14:29 GMT.
- Keystone decision nears amid Arkansas spill worries
A crude oil leak from an ExxonMobil pipeline in Arkansas comes at a particularly bad time for the Canadian company looking to build the contentious Keystone XL pipeline through the American heartland.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 20:16:58 EDT.
- Will the Arkansas Oil Spill Derail the Keystone Pipeline?
A recent pipeline leak fuels the argument of environmentalists that the Keystone Pipeline isn't safe.
U. S. News & World Report. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 17:35:00 -0400.
- 12,000 barrels of oil recovered in Arkansas pipeline spill
Exxon Mobil Corp. says crews have recovered about 12,000 barrels of oil near Mayflower, Arkansas, after the company's Pegasus pipeline ruptured Friday afternoon.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 31 Mar 2013 11:02:05 EDT.
- Chicago, Los Angeles, New York Prosecuted Fewest Federal Gun Crimes
Rural areas including Alaska and Kansas prosecuted most.
U. S. News & World Report. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:34:00 -0400.
- In Arkansas, A Community Remembers Russia's Orphans
On January 12, about 50 residents of the town of Bella Vista, a city of less than 30,000 people in the southern U.S. state of Arkansas, came together not in protest but in solidarity with Russia's orphans.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 07:46:51 +0000.
- Tech’s New (Geographical) Frontier: ‘Silicon Prairie’
From Des Moines to Omaha to Kansas City — a region known more for its barns than its bandwidth — a start-up tech scene is blossoming.
By John Eligon. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 22 Nov 2012 03:14:57 GMT.
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- Royals Sign Pitcher Jeremy Guthrie to Three-Year Deal
The Kansas City Royals, trying to build a starting rotation to complement their promising young hitters, signed starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie to a three-year, $25 million deal.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:22:45 GMT.
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- Remarks by the First Lady in a Briefing with Air Force Leadership at Little Rock Air Force Base
Release Time: For Immediate Release Hercules Dining Facility Little Rock Air Force Base Little Rock, Arkansas 2:17 P.M. ...
The White House. The White House. Fri, 10 Feb 2012 01:38:00 +0000.
- Remarks by the First Lady at Little Rock Air Force Base on Let's Move! Tour -- Little Rock, AK
Release Time: For Immediate Release Hercules Dining Facility Little Rock Air Force Base Little Rock, Arkansas 2:53 P.M. CST MRS. ...
The White House. The White House. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 22:34:00 +0000.
In 2008, the estimated population of Kansas was 2,802,134, whereas
in 2006, the population of Kansas was about 2,756,267.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Kansas' demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Kansas
web page. For maps of Kansas,
visit this Kansas Map
The photograph at right shows the state capitol building
in Topeka, Kansas.
Kansas newspaper publishers are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
Kansas library names, descriptions, and
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More information about Kansas
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