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Economist discusses potential for another housing crash

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Christopher Thornberg, the founding partner of L.A.-based beacon Economics. Bob asks him if he fears another housing crash. Click here to listen to the answer.

04/29/2013

Man waits for help after becoming stuck in snow, Lawrence, Kansas (AP Photo)

Spring snowstorm moving east

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Winter storm warnings and advisories have been issued as far east as Pennsylvania as a storm system moves across the country after dumping up to 15 inches of snow on parts of Colorado and Kansas.

03/24/2013

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Feedlots, meatpackers closing with fewer US cows

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Years of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef industry with feedlots and a major meatpacking plant closing because there are too few cattle left in the United States to support them.

02/24/2013

Winter weather

Drought unrelenting despite recent snowstorms

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The snowstorm that pummeled the upper Midwest last week is helping ease dry conditions in Iowa but hasn’t done much to relax the overall grip of the worst U.S. drought in decades.

12/27/2012

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Kansas exhumes bodies of ‘In Cold Blood’ killers

LANSING, Kan. (AP) – Kansas officials have exhumed the bodies of two men executed for the 1959 slayings of a Kansas family made infamous in Truman Capote’s nonfiction novel, “In Cold Blood.”

12/18/2012

US drought worsens after weeks of improvement

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A new report shows that the nation’s worst drought in decades is getting worse again, ending an encouraging five-week run of improving conditions. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report shows that […]

11/21/2012

Eisenhower Memorial approval delayed into 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) – Plans to build a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be delayed into next year as the World War II general’s family continues to object to a design by architect […]

11/16/2012

91-year-old Navajo Code Talker to receive degree

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 91-year-old New Mexico man who was a Navajo Code Talker in World War II will receive a degree next week from the University of Kansas. Chester Nez is the last […]

11/08/2012

Dust storm shuts down interstate in northern Okla.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – A massive dust storm swirling reddish-brown clouds over northern Oklahoma triggered a multi-vehicle accident along a major interstate Thursday, forcing police to shut down the heavily traveled roadway amid near blackout […]

10/18/2012

Bombardier Learjet machinists strike Kansas plant

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Workers at the Bombardier Learjet plant in Wichita are striking after voting Saturday to reject a contract that would have increased health care costs. On Monday morning, traffic at the only […]

10/08/2012

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