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2014-09-08 23:01:35

New service provides a team of Epic-certified BI developers who scale to customers’ needs Lenexa, Kan. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Sagacious Consultants, the premier full-service Epic consulting company, has launched a new report writing service that challenges the standard industry model. The Sagacious solution capitalizes on the collective knowledge and strengths of a power house team of BI developers who are Epic certified and highly specialized in different Clarity models and tools....

2014-09-08 08:38:19

Flyover provides access to investment opportunities in early stage technology companies LEAWOOD, Kan., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariner Holdings, an independent financial services firm and the parent company of Montage Investments, today announced that it has acquired Flyover Capital Partners. Headquartered in Kansas City, Flyover Capital joins Montage as its newest asset management affiliate and will focus on investment opportunities in early stage technology companies in the...

2014-09-08 08:26:07

BAYONNE, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Repeating Arms, one of the country's leading rifle manufacturers, donated 100 custom rifles with proceeds to benefit Grayson Sutton, a 4-year old from Sedan, KS who has been battling Primary Pulmonary Hypertension since May. The disease caused her to spend 45 days in Denver Children's Hospital during which she underwent a heart catheter, two lung biopsies, two lung lavages and had a central line placed so her medicine can be...

2014-09-05 12:23:20

Bolton cites Robert's background as a previous member of Senate Armed Services Committee and former Chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ambassador John Bolton strongly endorses Kansas Senator and former Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Senator Pat Roberts. Additionally, the Bolton PAC contributes $10,000 to Pat Robert's U.S. Senate campaign. Roberts is the longest-serving member of the Kansas...

2014-09-03 16:30:09

-- Doctors Call for Delay in Controversial Share 35 Proposal KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at The University of Kansas Hospital are joining 45 liver transplant programs from Missouri, Florida, Texas, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio and Michigan, among others, calling on the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to delay consideration of a controversial proposal to distribute livers nationally instead of regionally. Collaborating...

2014-09-02 16:21:34

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. [NYSE: SPR] Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at the Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference in Laguna Beach, C.A., on Monday, September 15, 2014, at 3:20 p.m. (PDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO Remarks from Kapoor will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised to check the website ahead of time to ensure their...

2014-09-02 08:23:32

COFFEYVILLE, Kan., Sept. 2. 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Refining, LP (NYSE: CVRR), a refiner and marketer of petroleum fuels, today announced that its Coffeyville refinery resumed normal operations last week within the time frame the company indicated during its 2014 second quarter earnings conference call. The refinery had been shut down since July 29 as a result of a fire that damaged its isomerization unit and distributive controls system....

2014-08-29 12:23:44

6th Annual Golf Tournament Benefits Local Children with Cancer OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 6th Annual Optimist International's Kansas District Annual Childhood Cancer Benefit Golf Tournament, held on August 8 at the Falcon Ridge Golf Course in Lenexa, raised $11,000 in proceeds. The goal of the tournament is to raise both money and awareness of the need to find a cure for childhood cancer. "We are truly grateful to the sponsors and players who have...

2014-08-27 12:34:08

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21(st) Century consortium (ELPA21) has chosen Questar Assessment, Inc. to produce a field test to collect information that will be used to guide the development of its first English Language Proficiency (ELP) Assessment. ELPA21, a consortium of 11 states -- Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, and West Virginia -- is...

2014-08-27 12:22:33

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NCM Associates (www.ncm20.com) announced today that it has enhanced its multi-million dollar interactive virtual training platform for automotive dealerships, NCM OnDemand (www.ncmondemand.com). Courses by four well-known training experts have been added to the Training Center in the last week, including: Jason Evans of Power Sales University; Scott Klososky of Future Point of View; Blair Sinclair of Little Voice Mastery; and...


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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