Business

State’s unemployment picture looking a bit better
March 26, 2010
The Kansas unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 percent in February, down from 7.2 percent in January, officials reported today.
Despite gains, Kansas job market still uncertain
December 2, 2009
The unemployment rate in Kansas continues to rise, reports the Kansas Department of Labor.
Bonner Springs marble company, Lawrence’s Bowersock dam among 8 wonders finalists
January 5, 2009
From a nuclear plant to a bait shop, 24 finalists have been chosen for the 8 Wonders of Kansas Commerce contest.
Dish Network drops KTKA
January 2, 2009
Satellite TV provider Dish Network is no longer carrying KTKA as of midnight Dec. 31, 2008.
Former Basehor-Linwood fifth-grade teacher enters plea
November 28, 2008
A former Basehor Elementary School fifth-grade teacher entered a no-contest plea this week to three counts of inappropriately touching students.
Cable provider names general manager
October 22, 2008
Rod Kutemeier has been named general manager of Sunflower Broadband.
Decision to skip Leavenworth as NBAF finalist was unfair, angry lawmaker says
August 11, 2008
A state legislator on Monday expressed anger after a report indicated that Leavenworth had a high score as a possible location for a federal biosafety lab but was leapfrogged as a finalist by politically connected Mississippi.
Battles waged as food prices increase
March 11, 2008
Whether it’s price trackers or coupon clippers in Shawnee, a gardener in Baldwin City or buying-cooperative members in Tonganoxie, folks are finding ways to soothe the economic indigestion brought on by increasing food prices.

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