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2013-11-08 16:24:46

Move creates new holding company, KC Specialty Therapeutics KANSAS CITY, Kan., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stason Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it is expanding into Kansas City by moving its brand division from Irvine, Calif. to Kansas City, Kan. A new entity has been developed, KC Specialty Therapeutics LLC, in which the new assets will be placed to focus on research and development of new chemical entities for humans. "Stason Pharmaceuticals has been very impressed...

2013-11-08 12:20:22

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today shipped its first leading and trailing edge wing structures for the A320neo program from its Prestwick, Scotland, site. Several hundred Spirit employees celebrated the program milestone along with representatives from Airbus at a ceremony marking the achievement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/CG13652LOGO) "The on-time delivery of Spirit's first shipment in support of the...

2013-11-07 08:24:14

DALLAS, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rimrock Midstream, LLC ("Rimrock"), a growth-oriented midstream company, announced today completion of its acquisition of the El Dorado Storage Terminal from a subsidiary of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. Concurrent with the closing of the acquisition, Rimrock established a strategic financing relationship with Energy Capital Partners with the ability to expand the funding up to an aggregate $160 million to support Rimrock's growth initiatives....

2013-11-06 16:21:55

LAWRENCE, Kan., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul rental equipment and moving supplies are now available at The Big House Consignment, located at 1500 N. 3rd St. Owner Bill Gideon has been operating his consignment business since 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) "We decided to add U-Haul trucks and moving supplies as a secondary source of income," said Gideon. "We have been able to expand our customer reach and grow our business." Reserve your...

2013-11-06 12:21:28

Aristocrat Motors of Merriam, Kan builds on traditions established over 30 years ago MERRIAM, Kan., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aristocrat Motors, a luxury automotive dealership serving the greater Kansas City metropolitan area, has always been at the forefront in providing customers with an out-of-the-ordinary shopping experience. It was a simple idea that started over 30 years ago with a clear mission; to provide the absolute best car shopping experience possible for...

2013-11-06 08:27:20

Ray Lewis, Asst. to the Mayor of London, to Bring Author's "8 to Great" Process to Businesses and Schools in the UK OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly appointed 'Gangs Czar' and Assistant to the Mayor of London, Ray Lewis is traveling "across the pond" to be trained by Overland Park author MK Mueller. Mueller's 8 to Great process is gaining international attention for transforming the lives of young and old. London has been stepping up its efforts to address...

2013-11-05 23:01:03

A new memorandum issued by the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) appears to pivot away from a recent letter from Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius stating that federal anti-kickback provisions do not prohibit providers, drug manufacturers and others from using kickbacks to induce greater use of their products and services in Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A new memorandum issued by the...

2013-11-05 16:28:23

Grimm's Gardens, an online garden center and local nursery in Kansas, shares fall garden tips to ensure your garden weathers the winter and is ready for spring. HIAWATHA, Kan., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Grimm's Gardens, an online garden center and local nursery in Hiawatha, Kansas, recently released fall care tips for ensuring your garden is ready for winter and ready to thrive come spring. The article, which can be viewed in it's entirety on their website, provides a...

2013-11-01 23:03:56

State Tax Incentives for Donors Pave the way for PFH’s Fundraising Efforts to Support Expansion Plans St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH), a leading provider of adult and adolescent substance use treatment services in Missouri and Kansas, recently unveiled construction plans for two new treatment facilities: The Adult Center at 4066 Dunnica Ave., and the Adolescent Center at 3634 Gravois Ave. PFH purchased and cleared the two land parcels earlier...

2013-11-01 12:23:48

Public and Stakeholder Input Critical to Kansas' Energy Future LENEXA, Kan., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting Kansans to participate in one of 11 "listening sessions" that the agency is conducting around the country to solicit ideas about the best ways to reduce carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. These sessions will provide members of the public and other stakeholders in Kansas with the...


Latest Kansas Reference Libraries

Flint Hills
2013-04-19 14:38:33

The Flint Hills, known historically as Bluestern Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a group of hills located in eastern Kansas reaching into north central Oklahoma, extending from Marshall County and Washington County in Kansas in the north to Cowley County, Kansas and Osage and Kay counties in Oklahoma towards the south. The people of Oklahoma usually refer to the same geologic formation as the Osage Hills or “The Osage”. The Flint Hills are designated as a unique ecoregion due to it...

Steven Hawley
2012-10-22 10:43:54

Steven Hawley is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Steven Alan Hawley on December 12, 1951 in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Salina High School Central in Salina, Kansas in 1969 and continued on to The University of Kansas, where he received two Bachelor of Arts degrees in physics and astronomy. After graduating with the highest distinction of his class and spending summers as a research assistant at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, Hawley received...

A Cold Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 21:09:52

Looking at our weather map above we can see a cold front moving through the states of Oklahoma and Kansas. The major thing about a cold front is the weather it can bring with it. The eastern side of the cold front provides two chances to receive precipitation. The first one is known as a squall line which usually forms some 50-150 miles ahead of the cold front. The squall line can be responsible for bringing severe weather in the form of super-cell thunderstorms. The second part...

2012-06-14 10:51:23

Symbol: SAAM4 Group: Monocot Family: Alismataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KS, MO, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 13:59:55

Symbol: PEKA8 Group: Lichen Family: Lichinaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   OMKA Omphalaria kansana Tuck. Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lichinales Family   Lichinaceae Genus   Peccania A. Massal. – peccania lichen Species   Peccania kansana (Tuck.) Forss. – Kansas...

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