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For the Weekend Warriors

From indictments, to hemp to a generous thank you from one of our loyal readers, there's a lot to take in from this week.  We break down what to take with you, what to prepare for next week and where… more

The Case for Hemp

02/23/2018 When you hear the word hemp, what's the immediate thought that comes into your head?  For many, they think of pot.  Joe Bisogno, founder of Mr. Goodcents, thinks industry.  Bisogno went to Topeka earlier this month to talk to… more

Heroes in Healthcare Alum Takes on New Role

One of our former Heroes in Healthcare honorees has just taken on a big role in the nursing field.  Janie Schumaker ('09) was just named the Executive Director of the Board of Certification for Emergency Nurses. When she was profiled… more

Thursday: What you missed

02/22/2018 This afternoon was hit with potentially the two biggest headlines of the week in politics while one of the biggest nosedives in the stock market will caution you about updating your product. NATIONAL POLITICS--TODAY'S BIG STORIES Ingram's:  Gov. Greitens… more

Women in Tech: Lenora Payne

02/22/2018 Once again, Kansas City, MO was named one of the best cities in the country for women in technology.  That's four straight years the City of Fountains has owned the number two spot in America.  While the number of… more

Wednesday Wrap-Up

Here's a quick look at the things you may have missed in the news today, 02/21/2018: NATIONAL NEWS Bloomberg:  Ford Head of Operations for North America is out, 'inappropriate behavior' cited Reuters:  Students walk out, challenge lawmakers on gun control CNBC:  Fed… more

KU in Top Ten for Fulbright Scholars

When it comes to research, the University of Kansas is top notch according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.  In a press release sent out by the university today, KU's 6 Fulbright Scholars put the Lawrence school in a tie… more

Faurecia, 300 Jobs, Coming to Blue Springs

2/15/18 After the one-two punch of Harley Davidson and Procter & Gamble announcing they are leaving Kansas City, a new company has stepped in saying they're building a new plant in Blue Springs and bringing 300 jobs with them. Faurecia,… more

Economic Mantra for 2018: Don’t Panic

2/13/2018 Just one week ago it appeared as if the United States was headed toward another recession.  That is, if you read just the headlines.  On February 5th of this year the headlines were all about the worst one-day point… more

What Infrastructure Plan Means for KC

2/12/2018 President Trump's infrastructure plan and his budget for the next fiscal year certainly put the onus on states and cities for funding transportation projects.  Among a series of proposals ranging from rural infrastructure to the buying and selling of… more