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‘Dotte Meals aims to expand free meals to more kids in need across the city. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Kids in Kansas City, Kansas can
WICHITA, Kan., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced it has successfully completed 5,000 Next-Generation 737 deliveries to Boeing.
k12itc, the leader in K-12 technology support, has been named the Fastest Growing Company in the Greater Kansas City Area, according to the Kansas City Business Journal. Kansas
The fourth annual Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium is scheduled for August 13, 2014 in Manhattan, KS.
ORLANDO, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, today
~ Creates largest independent railcar repair network of 38 locations across North America, including 14 certified tank car shops LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.
Empowering communities throughout the Tijuana River Watershed, improving water quality in Maine’s Casco Bay, being a leading advocate for rivers in Kansas, giving back as a tireless volunteer
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechAmerica Foundation announced that Senators
Car Care Center Will Provide Transmission Repair and Total Car Care Services HORSHAM, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAMCO,
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.