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  • June 20- Oil and natgas producer Marathon Oil Corp said on Monday it agreed to buy PayRock Energy Holdings LLC for $888 million from venture capital firm EnCap Investments. PayRock has current production of about 9,000 net barrels of oil equivalent per day in Oklahoma. A portfolio company of EnCap Investments, PayRock focuses on Oklahoma and Kansas.

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- Domestic supplies of corn and soybeans will be tighter than expected in the United States as problems with crops in Brazil and Argentina have raised demand for U.S. supplies from overseas buyers, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Friday. Corn and soybean futures surged shortly after the report was released, with the most-active soy...

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- Domestic supplies of corn and soybeans will be tighter than expected in the United States as problems with crops in Brazil and Argentina have raised demand for U.S. supplies from overseas buyers, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Friday. Concerns about the crops in South America have pushed corn and soybean futures up sharply during...

  • *USDA monthly update scheduled to be issued at 1600 GMT. LONDON, June 10- U.S. soybeans were on track on Friday for a ninth consecutive weeks of gains, the longest bull run in 43 years, as Chinese demand helped to tighten supplies and concerns began to emerge about U.S. production prospects. Most-active July soybeans on the Chicago Board of Trade was up 0.4 percent at...

  • SINGAPORE, June 10- U.S. soybeans were on track on Friday for a ninth consecutive weeks of gains, the longest bull run in 43 years, on the back of shrinking South American supplies and doubts over U.S. production prospects. Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract has gained more than 28 percent in nine weeks as unseasonal rains caused widespread damage...

  • SINGAPORE, June 10- U.S. soybeans edged lower on Friday after climbing to a two-year high this week, but were still set for their ninth week of gains, underpinned by shrinking South American supply and doubts over U.S. production prospects. *The corn market is up 1.4 percent this week, its fifth week of gains, driven by lower supplies in the world's second largest...

  • WASHINGTON, June 9- Twenty-one U.S. states led by Texas and Arkansas on Thursday announced a lawsuit against Delaware, accusing it of violating federal law by snatching up to $400 million in unclaimed checks that should have gone to other states. "Delaware has our money," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said at a news conference outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • CHICAGO, June 9- U.S. wheat and corn fell about 1 percent on Thursday as traders locked in profit after the previous session's multimonth highs and ahead of a U.S. Department of Agriculture supply and demand report due on Friday. Analysts polled by Reuters expect USDA on Friday to boost its forecast for U.S. winter wheat production amid good yield results in...

  • NEW YORK, June 8- Aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc named Chief Operating Officer Tom Gentile to succeed Chief Executive Larry Lawson on Wednesday, a long-expected move- but the company's shares fell 3.5 percent. The Wichita, Kansas- based company is a major supplier to Boeing Co, Airbus SA, Bombardier Inc and other plane and helicopter makers.

  • June 1- The Department of Justice said on Wednesday that a U.S. district court and Native American Enterprises LLC have resolved a litigation following which the Kansas- based company will stop manufacture or distribution of food and other meat products. The DOJ filed a complaint in U.S. district court in Kansas on March 21 at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug...

  • Great Plains Energy to acquire Westar for $8.6B

    Missouri-based Great Plains Energy agrees to buy Kansas' Westar Energy for about $8.6-billion.

  • WASHINGTON, May 31- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear Sprint Corp's bid to avoid a lawsuit filed by New York state that seeks $300 million and claims the company deliberately did not bill customers for taxes on its wireless services over seven years. The office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, in a 2012 lawsuit based on...

  • A meet official surveys the damage to the field after severe weather and high winds interrupted the NCAA West Region track and field meet on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kan.

    Sever storms brought tornadoes in Kansas and Texas and flash-flood fears near Austin, NBC News reports.

  • China announced two months ago that it planned to scrap its corn stockpiling system, which had left it with the biggest corn supplies in the world, put premiums on domestic prices and brought a flood of corn and alternative feed imports. Total sorghum stocks as of March 1 was at the highest in nearly two decades, USDA data shows, as demand fell off a cliff.

  • Children lying in the street cool off in the water from a fire hydrant August 1, 2006 in New York City.

    Record temperatures, drought, rain and La Nina: NOAA's Climate Prediction Center has been issuing outlooks for what lies ahead this summer.

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. House of Representatives voted down on Monday a measure that would have compelled cell phone carriers to disclose a phone's location with law enforcement in the event of an emergency, amid a last-minute lobbying effort from privacy advocates opposed to it. The bill is named after a deceased 18- year-old Kansas woman who disappeared...

  • 14M Americans to face violent thunderstorms

    Meteorologists say residents face threats of high-intensity winds, large hail, and tornadoes.

  • This state employee pays almost no income tax

    Bill Self, the head coach of the University of Kansas men's basketball team, makes more than $2.75 million a year but barely pays income tax.

  • This state employee pays almost no income tax

    Bill Self, the head coach of the University of Kansas men's basketball team, makes more than $2.75 million a year but barely pays income tax.

  • Head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks signals a play from the bench in the first half of play against the Iowa State Cyclones at Hilton Coliseum on January 25, 2016 in Ames, Iowa.

    Tax cuts have allowed people like Bill Self, head coach of the University of Kansas' men's basketball team, to pay almost no income tax. KCUR reports.