Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Ranchers Sell Cattle as Drought Spreads ABC News – ‎1 hour ago‎ Kansas cattleman Ken Grecian sold 20 pairs of cows and calves a few weeks after drought had sucked his pastures dry and no rain was in the forecast. … Continue reading

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Former Wichita bookkeeper sentenced for wire fraud Sacramento Bee – ‎4 hours ago‎ AP WICHITA, Kan. — A former bookkeeper for a Wichita-based chain of radio stations was sentenced to two years in federal prison for embezzling more than $2 … Continue reading

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Sunday, July 22, 2012

I’m going to do two head lines today. Both from the same paper; both one after the other on the home page: Drought areas continue to become more intense over wider area Areas of “extreme” drought have expanded greatly in … Continue reading

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Governor asks for disaster declaration Leavenworth Times – ‎1 hour ago‎ By Tim Linn The heat wave that has gripped much of the Midwest, including Kansas and Leavenworth County, shows few signs of weakening, forecasters at the National Weather Service … Continue reading

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Silver lining in historic US drought: fewer mosquitoes Fox News – ‎Jul 19, 2012‎ Something good is coming out of one of the worst droughts in the United States in decades — fewer mosquitoes. The insects breed in standing water, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Thought: Thirteen days until payday. That’s one of those “ugh” thoughts. * Kansas Heat Wave 2012: Residents Warned About Dangerously Hot Weather Written by Joanna Zelman Huffington Post – ‎3 hours ago‎ AP | By JOHN MILBURN Posted: 07/18/2012 10:37 … Continue reading

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Machinist union files objection to Hawker Beechcraft’s exclusivity deal with … Washington Post – ‎11 hours ago‎ WICHITA, Kan. – Hawker Beechcraft efforts to enter into exclusive talks with a Chinese firm for the $1.79 billion sale of its civilian … Continue reading

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