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Microsoft Exec Tapped To Fix Obamacare Website
2013-12-18 08:23:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The White House announced on Tuesday that former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will take over the job of completing repairs on the troubled Obamacare website. DelBene, the retired president of Microsoft’s Office Division, will replace Jeffrey Zients, who is leaving to become the director of the National Economic Council on January 1. As senior advisor to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen...

2013-12-17 23:03:00

Ibbetson Bros. reports benefits and savings from the idle reduction solution. Leawood, Kansas (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Idle Smart, the provider of a patented idle reduction solution designed to save fuel for fleets and drivers, today announced that Ibbetson Brothers, a farm and trucking operation in Yates Center, Kansas, is realizing fuel saving and other benefits from its use of the company’s solution. Ibbetson Bros. is installing Idle Smart in four trucks used to haul hay to dairies...

2013-12-16 23:19:45

Number of Mercy physicians making digital house calls quadruples in recent months. Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The gifts are packed, the electronics are unplugged and the pets have been dropped off at the kennel, but there's one thing holiday travelers won't need to check off travel lists: their Mercy doctors. Primary care physicians can be at patients' fingertips no matter where they’re celebrating. More adults are now scheduling e-visits each month through...

2013-12-11 23:23:52

“Bought” is a New Film that Asks the Question - “Has the Safety of our Food Been Sold out from Under Us?” New York, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Jeff Hays, Executive Producer of Bought, today announced the New York City-based Selz Foundation has generously committed up to $150,000 in a matching funds grant for the controversial film Bought. Bought is a film dedicated to uncovering, exposing and highlighting the facts all individuals have a right to know about the food supply,...

2013-12-11 23:00:13

Foundation Financial Group has announced that employees from its Wichita Retail Branch Office, located at 11333 E. Kellogg Avenue #300, will be collecting nonperishable food donations during their annual holiday cookie exchange. FFG’s food drive will support the Salvation Army. Wichita, Kansas (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Foundation Financial Group has announced that employees from its Wichita Retail Branch Office, located at 11333 E. Kellogg Avenue #300, will be collecting nonperishable...


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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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