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OMAHA, Neb.-- Little or no economic growth is likely this year in most of the nine Midwest and Plains states covered by a survey of business leaders, but the booming oil business will continue to drive growth in North Dakota and Oklahoma, according to the report released Monday.
WICHITA, Kan.-- Seven men accused of cheating investors out of $132 million with false promises about companies that leased oil rigs are due in federal court in Wichita, Kan.. Six of the defendants are from Kansas; the other is from Oklahoma. Magistrate Judge Karen Humphreys in Wichita.
Ikea believes the shift to the longer-lasting bulbs will help set an environmentally friendly example in the industry and also save the company about $10 million to $20 million a year, or 10 percent, in lighting costs at its 300 stores around the globe, said Steve Howard, the company's chief sustainability officer.
The debate over balancing taxing and spending has been raging across the country, and no two states have settled it more differently than Maryland and Kansas, the New York Times Reports.
A day after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said he had no plans to implement provisions of the health care law.
Known as America's Main Street, Route 66 is undergoing a business resurgence of sorts as travelers search for a bygone era.
Is Kansas the next Bakken-like oil boom? CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the details.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the growing influx of businesses coming to Kansas to cash in on energy opportunities.
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