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BBB advice for smart back-to-school families

This time of year brings plenty of challenges for those who pack the youngsters off to a new school year, not the least of which is the challenge to family budgets. The National Retail Federation says the average household will spend $630 as they do their back-to-school shopping. But of course, even spending half that amount can be a burden for some.

August 09, 2015 | | Business


Stecklines donating book sales to FFA

GARDEN PLAIN - Larry and Carla Steckline plan to donate proceeds of their self-published book to Kansas FFA, a representative for the Future Farmers of America announced.

August 07, 2015 | | Business


Worries of 'political correctness' on college campuses continue to build

The University of New Hampshire has unwittingly found itself at the center of the raging battle over “PC culture” on college campuses.

August 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


A recent discovery at the University of Birmingham is a big deal for Muslims

Documents preserved at the University of Birmingham in London have recently been identified as segments of the Quran dating back to almost the day of Islam’s prophet Muhammad himself.

August 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The owner of a diner yelled at someone's child and now the entire Internet has an opinion

The Internet has had no small effect on the culture of parenting.

August 06, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


For many, marriage isn't a refuge from sexual abuse

Donald Trump’s current bid for the 2016 Republican nomination has been a lightning rod for political controversy. It seems as if almost everything the notoriously frank billionaire says, whether at campaign speeches or through his Twitter account, generates endless headlines and commentary.

August 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


These religions might be the future of faith for millennials

The twenty-first century isn’t short on distinctions. It’s a new era, propelled by innovation and sustained by unprecedented connectivity.

August 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


FedEx to send 150 drivers to National Truck Driving Championships

150 drivers from 48 states representing FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) operating companies will compete in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 11-15.

August 05, 2015 | | Business


Did you marry out of your league? Turns out you're not alone

The idea that there are simply people too far above you to date — either in their looks or in their smarts — has been a staple of romantic comedies since the genre was first invented.

August 03, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Nation’s Top Ten Consumer Complaints 2014

The Consumer Federation of America issued the following news release:

August 02, 2015 | | Business


ONE Gas Foundation contributes to Central Kansas United Way

The ONE Gas Foundation recently presented, on behalf of its Kansas Gas Service division, a $2,300 donation grant to the United Way of Central Kansas.

August 02, 2015 | | Business


Consumer Corner: Check credit reports regularly for signs of fraud

You've probably seen those commercials on TV – the ones offering you a free credit report or credit score. Many of these companies are trying to lure you into signing up for a credit monitoring service that is not free, but federal law does require the three major credit reporting agencies to provide you with a free copy of your credit report once a year. The only trusted website to obtain a truly free credit report is www.AnnualCreditReport.com, which is operated by the three credit bureaus. You may also request a report by calling any of the three ...

August 02, 2015 | Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt | Business


Extended warranties: Worth the money?

An old adage holds that the multi-million dollar casinos in Las Vegas weren’t built on the profits of winning gamblers.

July 31, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


10 most dangerous jobs in America

When it comes to choosing a career, there are plenty of things to consider. Location, pay and work-life balance are often thought to be the prime priorities in the modern job market.

July 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


10 most dangerous jobs in America

When it comes to choosing a career, there are plenty of things to consider. Location, pay and work-life balance are often thought to be the prime priorities in the modern job market.

July 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Jacobs named site manager at St. Rose Health Center

The new site manager at St. Rose Health Center brings her background in nursing and administration, as well as her long history with the facility ...

September 04, 2015 | | Business


‘Telephone Tuesday’ sees increase in calls to businesses

Although Labor Day is considered by many to be one of the laziest days of the year, the day after Labor Day might actually be ...

September 03, 2015 | | Business


How to avoid wasting money on fees

When Americans criticize financial waste, they should point an accusing finger at themselves, starting with money needlessly spent to get at their own cash:

September 03, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Doonan® Specialized Trailer LLC seeks dealers to join its expanding network

Doonan® Specialized Trailer LLC, a leading manufacturer of platform trailers, including custom flatbeds, drop decks, oilfield trailers, extendibles, RGN lowbeds and double drops, has announced ...

September 02, 2015 | | Business


Smoky Hills Public Television receives 9 KAB awards

The Kansas Association of Broadcasters has recognized nine Smoky Hills Public Television programs and promotions. The 2015 award winners were announced earlier this month.

September 02, 2015 | | Business


A younger generation of farmers gets in the dirt

When she was just in grade school, Nicole Jeanotte took a test to help identify a suitable career. Her ideal job: Agricultural science.

August 31, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Smoky Hills Public Television’s Family Fun Day combines entertainment with education

Sesame Street's Walkaround Elmo is coming to Hays for Smoky Hills Public Television's Family Fun Day on Sept. 26th.

August 30, 2015 | | Business


Balance 4 Life program to start at Ellinwood District Hospital

Falls are the most common cause of trauma in Kansas. In the United States, there are 183 emergency room visits every hour for fall-related injuries ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business


Jacam Chemical Co. 2013 Assigned Patent

Jacam Chemical Co. 2013, Sterling, has been assigned a patent (9,109,084) developed by four co-inventors for the "synthesis of polyepoxy succinic acid compounds ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business


“Farcing” hits social media users

Social media users are falling victim to a new type of scam with a new name: "farcing." At its simplest, farcing is just another attempt ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business


Saint Francis Community Services opens new state-of-the-art residential treatment facility

Saint Francis Community Services (SFCS) will mark the opening of its new state-of-the art Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) on Sept. 3, with an open ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business


Federal contract awarded to City Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning of Ellsworth

City Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., Ellsworth, won a $17,330 federal contract set aside for small business from the U.S. Army Corps of ...

August 30, 2015 | | Business


Dr. Ashworth brings expertise to St. Rose outreach clinic

A cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon is one of the newest members on the team of specialists available to local and area residents. Elizabeth Ashworth, M ...

August 26, 2015 | | Business


Dollar Tree Store back-to-school donation

The Great Bend Dollar Tree Store is the number one store in the state of Kansas involved in Operation Homefront. Customers of the Great Bend ...

August 26, 2015 | | Business


Dr. Nels Lindberg awarded KVMA Veterinarian of the Year

Dr. Nels Lindberg with Animal Medical Center in Great Bend, was recently honored by the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA) with their most prestigious award ...

August 26, 2015 | | Business


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