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2014-03-27 08:25:09

Briggs Nissan Lawrence has recently created a comparison tool to help shoppers find the right vehicle LAWRENCE, Kan., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Online shopping only continues to increase in popularity and simplicity as more people of all ages turn to the internet rather than visiting a physical store location. Briggs Nissan Lawrence has taken this into consideration and has thus created an assortment of comparison pages. The purpose of the designed pages is to portray the...

2014-03-27 08:24:21

Briggs Subaru of Topeka highlights the 2014 Subaru Outback and Forester TOPEKA, Kan., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Briggs Subaru of Topeka has created a new system to keep current with the ever-expanding automotive industry, more specifically, the high demand for SUVs. The dealership has implemented a means for comparing and contrasting various vehicles. Rather than comparing Subarus against one another, the dealership feels confident enough to pit its own makes and models...

2014-03-25 23:28:36

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief resource officer search for St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively...

2014-03-24 23:27:40

The Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota are pleased to announce the formation of a new regional Quality Innovation Network (QIN), the Great Plains QIN. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota are pleased to announce the formation of a new regional Quality Innovation Network (QIN). The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, CIMRO of Nebraska, North...

2014-03-21 16:20:15

Briggs Subaru uses their new comparison tool to take 2014 SUVs head-to-head LAWRENCE, Kan., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The choices when shopping for a new vehicle have been broadened beyond choosing a car or truck, as SUVs and crossover SUVs continue to flood the market. These vehicles have proven themselves to be all-around candidates for individual drivers and families, with an affordable MSRP, impressive fuel efficiency even with their size and power, and substantial...

2014-03-21 12:20:49

Drivers in the Topeka area will be pleased with Briggs Dodge comparison website pages TOPEKA, Kan., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car shoppers who are in the market for a car or truck need only to visit the freshly revamped Briggs Dodge website to make use of its comparison web pages . These pages have been designed to quickly and efficiently deliver an abundant amount of information including components such as the MSRP, highway fuel economy, and number of awards. Photo -...

2014-03-21 12:20:44

Briggs Kia of Topeka, Kan. compares 2014 Kias side-by-side with popular competitors TOPEKA, Kan., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car shoppers that have been in search of a new vehicle and are seeking a means to simplify the compare-and-contrast process will be pleased with the recently added tool Briggs Kia of Topeka Kan. has included on its website. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140321/MN87741) Through the use of this updated website feature, popular...

2014-03-21 12:20:21

Briggs Nissan of Manhattan, Kan. sets the 2014 Nissan Altima and 2014 Nissan Rogue head on against competitors. MANHATTAN, Kan., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The selection of 2014 cars made available this year has been overwhelming, and it takes something truly special to make a specific coupe, sedan, or hatchback to stand out amongst others. Briggs Nissan has chosen to build upon their website by dedicating pages strictly comparing seemingly similar vehicles. One specific...

2014-03-21 12:20:11

Briggs Buick GMC places 2014 and 2015 GMC vehicles against similar competitors MANHATTAN, Kan., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When purchasing a vehicle, the last thing a consumer wants to worry about is being struck with buyer's remorse rather than driving away from the dealership satisfied and liberated. Briggs Buick GMC has combined statistics, consumer reports, and dealer information to create a solidified tool. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140321/MN87589...

2014-03-20 23:26:14

Vargas Face and Skin Center in Prairie Village, Kansas has announced the opening of a new Hair Restoration Clinic to serve the Greater Kansas City Metro Area. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Vargas Face and Skin Center, a Kansas City Area Cosmetic Surgery and Facial Rejuvenation spa that provides a wide range of cosmetic procedures aimed at helping men and women of all ages enhance their natural appearance and beauty, is proud to announce the opening of their on-site Hair Restoration Clinic....


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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