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2014-08-26 12:20:57

Briggs Dodge explains power and practicality of new SUVs and trucks TOPEKA, Kan., Aug.

2014-08-25 16:21:26

The sale will support approximately 800 jobs in those states WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-08-25 08:20:37

Limited time Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned offers are happening now at Aristocrat Mercedes-Benz in Merriam, Kan. MERRIAM, Kan., Aug.

2014-08-20 16:25:34

Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses now enrolling for the Professional Nursing Associate's degree program (ADN) TOPEKA, Kan., Aug.

2014-08-20 16:25:27

Electronic Technology Blocks Illegal Sales, Allows Legal Ones LUTHERVILLE, Md., Aug.

2014-08-14 20:22:23

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2014-08-14 12:30:18

Insurance Aggregator #1 Producer of Farm & Ranch in Kansas for Nationwide Agribusiness AUSTIN, Texas, Aug.

2014-08-14 08:23:54

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengasco, Inc. (NYSE MKT: TGC) announced today its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.

2014-08-13 23:03:23

Supermarket industry trade publication salutes 14 innovative design concepts. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 From Washington, D.C., to St.


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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.