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2014-07-30 23:00:46

Modern healthcare providers are struggling to manage the exponential growth and increased complexity of digital patient information, often referred to as “Big Data,” across different organizations, applications, and data silos. To answer this problem, Offsite Image Management Inc. uses its vendor neutral archiving (VNA) technology to send and accept data, regardless of which image management system is used – and for a short time, this service is available in Kansas with an open...

2014-07-30 12:22:20

PARSONS, Kan., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tank Connection announced today that they are expanding operations with investments in additional equipment and personnel. Recent and planned future equipment expansions, along with the need for approximately 35 new employees, will allow the storage tank manufacturer to expand production by 50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140730/131014 "We are making investments in both capital assets and...

2014-07-30 08:21:59

Aristocrat Porsche showcases extensive new and pre-owned inventories MERRIAM, Kan., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It is no mystery that the allure of a pre-owned performance vehicle like a Porsche is something that many automotive enthusiasts are looking for. However, finding a reputable dealership with the proper service and selection is a daunting task many car shoppers are faced with. Luckily for performance fans in search of a pre-owned Porsche for sale near Manhattan,...

2014-07-29 23:12:12

StraighterLine and Bethel College Adult & Graduate Studies partner to provide students an affordable and flexible way to academically prepare for a calling, a career – and a life of service. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferable online college courses, has partnered with Bethel College, an accredited evangelical Christian college dedicated to building lives of commitment for leadership in the Church and...

2014-07-29 12:22:25

Kansas State Cars provides financing on wide selection of new and used vehicles TOPEKA, Kan., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kansas State Cars carries a wide assortment of new and used vehicles that are available to be explored online. Interior and exterior descriptions are given in addition to pictures taken from multiple angles to give the full effect of the vehicle without even having to set foot on the dealer's lot. Select new or used vehicles are regularly refreshed and...

2014-07-29 08:26:15

COFFEYVILLE, Kan., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Refining confirms that at approximately 12:30 a.m. on July 29, 2014, a fire was reported at the Coffeyville refinery's isomerization unit. The fire was extinguished at approximately 1:18 a.m. A shutdown of the refinery was conducted. Four employees were injured and have been transported to the hospital. Identities of the four employees and further information have not been released. All other employees are accounted for at this...

2014-07-29 08:22:11

Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City attracts car shoppers from all across the Midwest KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car shoppers searching for pre-owned luxury vehicles in Kansas and Missouri have quickly found that dealership atmosphere is just as important as selection, especially when dealing with brands such as Mercedes-Benz. Many dealerships are able to make claims for the lowest prices and largest inventories; however, because of the unique nature of luxury...

2014-07-28 20:25:54

BOSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hays Companies of Boston is pleased to announce Melissa Tobler is one of four individuals to date to receive the Validation Institute's Advanced Certification on Critical Outcomes Report Analysis. Intel-GE Care Innovations(TM) launched the Validation Institute to "challenge the status quo of typical healthcare research design principles, with the goal of positively impacting how the industry establishes credibility over time, but also ultimately...

2014-07-25 20:20:27

Car shoppers come from miles to visit Aristocrat Motors for new and pre-owned luxury vehicles MERRIAM, Kan., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers looking for pre-owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles near Manhattan, Kansas have a great resource in the local-area Merriam, Kansas dealership, Aristocrat Mercedes-Benz at Aristocrat Motors. Located less than two hours away from Manhattan, Kansas, Aristocrat Mercedes-Benz offers an extensive selection of quality pre-owned Mercedes-Benz...

2014-07-24 16:31:20

Expansion Benefits Fast Growing Areas of North Kansas City, Riverside Horizons, as well as Overland Park and Cities in the State of Kansas KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced it is expanding its existing network in Kansas City. The expansion will extend the company's reach into North Kansas City, Mo. and Overland Park, Kan., providing additional network diversity...


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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