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Mystery Company Has No Money But Is Valued At $4.5B

Posted: 07/11/2014 - Ordinarily, a money-losing company like Cynk Technology Corp. would languish on the over-the-counter stock market and attract little attention from either investors or the media.

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Kansas Wheat Crop Estimates Downgraded

Posted: 07/11/2014 - The latest forecast released by the Agriculture Department shows the toll from a widespread drought has cut the wheat harvest 26% from 2013.

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Hays Officials Vote To Ease Water Restrictions

Posted: 07/11/2014 - Although they remain in a drought, the Hays City Commission voted to ease water restrictions. Citing significant rainfall, commissioners voted Thursday to move the city from restrictive water warning to water watch.

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Amtrak Looks To The Future

Updated: 07/11/2014 - Amtrak executives met with Topeka leaders to discuss the future of the railroad in the capital city.

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Will They Knock Down The Astrodome?

Posted: 07/11/2014 - The Astrodome, which opened in April 1965 as an engineering marvel, hasn't had a tenant since 2003 when the Houston Rodeo moved to a new stadium next door.

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State Delays Rollout Of System To Prevent Fraud

Updated: 07/09/2014 - The state has again delayed implementation of a new computer system designed to prevent fraud and improve efficiency in applications for social services.

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Feds Ask Court To Dismiss Wyandotte Nation Lawsuit

Posted: 07/09/2014 - The government has asked a federal judge to dismiss as moot the last remaining claim in a lawsuit filed by an Oklahoma tribe seeking to build a casino on suburban Wichita land.

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Hostess Return A Sweet Deal For Emporia

Updated: 07/08/2014 - Emporia has seen jobs return and millions of dollars in investments since its Hostess Brands plant reopened last year and expanded this year.

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Topeka Airport: More People Flying, But Not Enough

Updated: 07/08/2014 - Six months after United Airlines began flying to Chicago out of Topeka Regional Airport, ridership is increasing but airport officials say it needs to continue climbing.

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Colorado Waitresses Tote Food And Firearms

Updated: 07/08/2014 - The town is called Rifle. The grill is called Shooters. So it's no surprise that the waitresses have an unusual dress code, CBS News correspondent Barry Petersen reports.

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Kansas School Board Faces Decision On Test Data

Posted: 07/08/2014 - Kansas State Board of Education members face a decision about how much data to release from statewide math and reading tests after public schools faced problems administering the exams.

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Time For Fireworks: Dow Tops 17,000!

Posted: 07/03/2014 - U.S. stock markets closed at 1 p.m. Thursday, but they got the fireworks going early. The Dow finally hit 17,000!

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Rainfall Comes Too Late To Help SW Kansas Crop

Posted: 07/03/2014 - Farmers in parched southwest Kansas say the unusually high amount of rain last month came too late to help the dryland wheat crop but just in time to delay harvesting of what little of the crop managed to survive.

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State Delays Medicaid Health Home Service

Posted: 07/03/2014 - Kansas health officials delayed a new Medicaid service a day before it was scheduled to begin because it did not have enough contractors to cover the entire state.

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Employment: Full Time Down 500K, Part-Time Up 799K

Updated: 07/03/2014 - The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in June, marking the fifth straight month where employers added at least 200,000 jobs. However, seasonally adjusted full time employment actually fell by more than 500,000.

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