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The robot takeover is not all that bad

Robots may be well on their way to taking over the economy (depending on who you talk to, that could be considered a good thing) but according to Henry Evans, the rapidly advancing technology that’s paved the way for a robotics takeover is getting a bad rap.

June 02, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


There's a new app that wants to help you learn a foreign language while you waste your time

The rise of online messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, Google Chat and WhatsApp, has created a new type of downtime. Between messages, users wait patiently for responses, and according to MIT's Carrie Cai, that is time ill spent. Those moments between messages are prime intellectual real estate, according to Cai, and should be treated as such.

June 01, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Index funds: A low-cost way to solid investing performance

Mutual funds can be called lots of negative things — expensive, underperforming, inconsistent.

June 01, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


This important part of a community can help eradicate poverty

As it turns out, how people get around has a huge impact on their financial well-being.

May 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


How strict should parents really be?

A new poll by YouGov found when it comes to the American family, strictness is seen as a virtue, not a vice.

May 26, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Hollywood's 'women problem' is on peak display, and there's a rather simple solution

With the release of the mega-expensive, and mega-anticipated, superhero tent-pole film “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” many critics have expressed fatigue at the manner in which Hollywood blockbusters portray their women heroes.

May 25, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Axman named a Top Cruise Producer

Paula Axman, Vice President and 26-year team member of Cheyenne Travel/Please Go Away™ Vacations, has been inducted as a member of the elite group of 2014 Princess Cruises top producing professional travel consultants in North America.

May 24, 2015 | | Business


Co-Op receives national recognition for Cram the Van

Wheatland Electric Cooperative recently received recognition in the 2015 "Spotlight on Excellence" national awards program, sponsored by the Council of Rural Electric Communicators and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Wheatland received a Gold Award in the Best Event Category for the Cram the Van food drive. Shawn Powelson, Manager of Member Services and Corporate Communications coordinated the award-winning event.

May 24, 2015 | | Business


Military families have an ally in BBB’s Military Line

The approach of Memorial Day reminds thoughtful Americans of those who serve in uniform. It's a time of reflection about the sacrifice that many have made for the rest of us. The Better Business Bureau honors the memory of those who served our nation and remains mindful of the needs of the families of military members who continue to serve.

May 24, 2015 | | Business


BBB Wise Giving Alliance joins Federal and State Regulators for major charity fraud announcement

BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) joined with the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General, and State Charity Regulators today to help the donating public avoid questionable fund raising circumstances and find trustworthy charities to support. The FTC announced a major action against Cancer Fund of America, Children's Cancer Fund of America, and Breast Cancer Society.

May 24, 2015 | | Business


Debbie Wise retiring from First Kansas Bank

Debbie Wise has announced her retirement from First Kansas Bank. She is currently Assistant Vice President and Security Officer for the Bank. Paul Snapp commented, "Since joining First Kansas Bank, Debbie has brought her knowledge of the community and friendly attitude to our customers. Our bank team and customers will miss her infectious enthusiasm."

May 24, 2015 | | Business


One overlooked factor in the American religious landscape — fertility rates

Arguably the most pervasive takeaway of The Pew Research Center's recent report on the religious landscape of America is that Christianity in America is on the decline, and religion itself may be falling out of fashion.

May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Klusener receives '50 Year Award'

TOPEKA - The Kansas Funeral Directors Association Inc. held its 118th Annual Convention May 11-13 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel, Topeka.

May 23, 2015 | | Business


There's a new trend among America's elderly class, and it's kind of depressing

Americans seem to be falling in love with the single life.

May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Why housing costs are out of reach for millions of Americans

When it comes to the modern American economy, location is everything. As recent studies have shown, your zip code makes a huge difference when it comes to upward mobility and career opportunities.

May 23, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Free online tax filing with KS WebFile is now simpler, more convenient

The Kansas Department of Revenue has increased the convenience and security of the state's free online filing system KS WebFile with a new verification ...

January 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Van Wyk donates $2,600 to Almost Home during Christmas season

The more David Roat learned about Almost Home Inc., the more he knew it was the right fit for his employer's Christmas-time donation.

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Fort Hays State again listed in top level in U.S. News & World Report’s online rankings

Online bachelor's degree programs from Fort Hays State University are ranked 15th in the nation and number 1 in Kansas in the 2017 Best ...

January 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Straub International announces leadership changes

Straub International announced two changes to its management team. Randy Veatch recently accepted the role of senior vice president and chief operations officer for Straub ...

January 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Minear serves as model host for Applebee’s

Mary Ann Minear is unassuming - a sweetheart by nature who is pleasantly nice to everyone she meets. Those traits are exactly what make her the ...

January 09, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Study by Kansas State University economist examines how World Trade Organization members cooperate

Two lessons taught to kindergarteners apply to nations involved in trade as well: Treat everyone the same, and if you give, you'll receive.

January 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Nex-Tech Central Kansas Directory cover photo contest announced

Nex-Tech is now accepting photography submissions for the 2017 Nex-Tech Central Kansas Directory Cover Photo Contest. The directory covers Barton, Pawnee, Rush and Stafford counties ...

January 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


5 tips to help you get a head start on the 2017 tax season

Catching up at work or starting a new semester at school after the long holiday break may seem like good excuses to put off filling ...

January 07, 2017 | Mariana Chrisney Deseret News | Business


Family visit

The family of Don Nily, Cherry Village resident, paid a visit to the long-term-care facility, bringing gifts for everyone who lives there.

January 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Realtors name executive board

Executive officers and the board of directors for the Great Plains Association of Realtors have been announced for 2017.

January 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Murphy named new Cherry Village social services designee

Candace Murphy was only 15 years old when she started working in a long-term-care facility. Now, she is demonstrating her dedication to the elderly in ...

January 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


CEO comments on planned sale of GBRH property

Great Bend Surgical Properties LLC announced it has entered into a planned purchase contract to sell the medical building that is currently leased to Great ...

January 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Agreements signed on historic partnership of Hays Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospit

The University of Kansas Hospital and Hays Medical Center (HaysMed) have finalized their partnership agreement, which took effect on Jan. 1.

January 03, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Bank kicks off its annual ABC Program supporting education

Since 2001, Sunflower Bank has been raising money for local schools and students annually through its signature ABC program. Total donations since the program began ...

January 03, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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