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260,000 Graduates In Minimum Wage Jobs

Posted: 03/31/2014 - About 260,000 people who had a college or professional degree made at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Playing College Sports: A Long, Tough Job

Posted: 03/31/2014 - The NLRB's Chicago office found that the Northwestern players are, in fact, employees of the university and have the right to be represented by a union. The decision is under appeal and could take years to resolve.

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New Train Ticket Offers 53-Day Rail Trip Around The World

Updated: 03/31/2014 - A 53-day journey by train might sound like murder on the Orient Express, but one enterprising British travel company is offering rail tickets that take nearly eight weeks to circumnavigate the globe.

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'Walking Dead' Finale: The Biggest Reveals

Updated: 03/31/2014 - It wouldn't be a finale to "The Walking Dead" without at least a few moments that make you gasp, and Sunday night's season ender certainly delivered.

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U.N. Court Orders Japan To Halt Whale Hunt

Posted: 03/31/2014 - The International Court of Justice ruled Monday that Japan can no longer continue its annual whale hunt, rejecting the country's argument that it was for scientific purposes.

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How Young Is Too Young To Travel?

Posted: 03/31/2014 - The child was screaming and out of control as he and his mother boarded the aircraft. That much psychologist and parenting expert Kevin Leman remembers well.

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Kansas Residents Rush To Meet Health Care Deadline

Updated: 03/31/2014 - Counselors are expecting a crush of late-hour requests for help from Kansas consumers seeking to navigate the federal government's online health insurance marketplace.

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Kansas House Panel Leader Resigns Over School Bill

Posted: 03/31/2014 - The House Appropriations Committee's chairman has resigned from the committee because he says he can't support a school funding plan drafted by the chamber's Republican leaders.

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National Attention For Topeka Mars Plant

Updated: 03/31/2014 - Sales of chocolate candy in the US topped 20 billion dollars last year, and that's expected to increase to 24-billion in five years. Now, Topeka is a big part of the story.

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Moundridge Manufacturer Acquires Italian Plant

Updated: 03/31/2014 - Moundridge-based Bradbury Co., has acquired Industrie Pu. Ma. Bradbury's facility in Tribano, Italy, will include sales, engineering, assembly and equipment testing.

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Kansas House Panel To Open school funding Hearings

Posted: 03/31/2014 - A Kansas House committee is set to begin two days of hearings on a proposal to increase funding for public schools in an effort to satisfy a state Supreme Court ruling.

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GM Adds Nearly 1 Million Cars To Recall

Posted: 03/28/2014 - General Motors is expanding its ignition switch recall to add 824,000 cars sold in the U.S. between 2008 and 2011, the company said Friday.

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Republican Establishment Chooses Electability Over Purity

Posted: 03/28/2014 - Since the inception of the tea party in 2009, it seemed like that wing had the upper hand. It slowly made effective inroads into a party many members of the vocal new group thought had lost its way.

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Heroes Return This Summer

Posted: 03/28/2014 - They were everywhere in the late 80s and early 90s. They return this August. What is the movie?

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Kansas Shutting Off Cold Weather Protection

Posted: 03/28/2014 - State officials are reminding Kansans who fall behind on electric and natural gas bills that they will lose some protection against shutoffs next week.

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Kansas Unemployment Rate Up Slightly In February

Updated: 03/27/2014 - Kansas labor officials say the state's unemployment rate increased in February to a seasonally adjusted 4.9 percent, from 4.8 percent in January, the third consecutive month the rate has been below 5 percent.

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Austin Tops List Of Fastest Growing Cities

Updated: 03/27/2014 - The energy surge. The boom in high tech. The housing rebound. Those are just some of the factors helping America's biggest cities attract new residents.

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