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2014-04-30 08:42:39

Aristocrat Motors stocks extensive selection of new and used luxury vehicles MERRIAM, Kan., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are many clear advantages that come with purchasing

2014-04-28 23:10:00

Renew Crew of Johnson County celebrates its Twelfth anniversary as the leading provider of outdoor surface cleaning and power washing in Kansas City KS at the annual Spring Kickoff.

2014-04-28 20:20:41

WICHITA, Kan., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.

2014-04-25 23:06:05

Organization kicks off Military Appreciation Month with Donation to Marine Corps Double Amputee from Kansas (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Freedom Alliance will

2014-04-25 12:24:52

The building of Verrückt will be featured in Travel Channel's Popular Original TV Series "Xtreme Waterparks," premiering Sunday, June 29 KANSAS CITY, Kan., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-04-25 08:25:39

The program includes a VIP equine sweepstakes, as well as training and performance tips from professional riders. SHAWNEE, Kan., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare LLC

2014-04-24 16:21:13

Kansas State Cars offers financial programs and news sources for Kansas State University students TOPEKA, Kan., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kansas State Cars acknowledges

2014-04-24 12:31:59

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take

2014-04-23 08:29:49

Signs and Prevention of Meningitis that Every College-Bound Student Should Know TOPEKA, Kan., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spring of 2004,

2014-04-18 12:20:46

WICHITA, Kan., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its first quarter 2014 financial results at 6:30 a.m.


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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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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