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How satellite-guided cows might save the Kansas prairie and make ranchers more money

How satellite-guided cows might save the Kansas prairie and make ranchers more money

Prairie wildlife needs a patchy landscape, in which different areas bear the marks of varying degrees of grazing. Scientists have a plan to achieve that.

Did corporate greed fuel inflation? It’s not biggest culprit

Did corporate greed fuel inflation? It’s not biggest culprit

Are surging prices at the gas station the product of greedy oil companies? Some say no.

Stores consider the unthinkable: paying you not to bring back unwanted items

Stores consider the unthinkable: paying you not to bring back unwanted items

Companies, hit hard by supply chain issues and more expensive shipping are doing the unthinkable: letting people keep merchandise instead of sending it back.

Small businesses are facing ‘summer of uncertainty’

Small businesses are facing ‘summer of uncertainty’

Some small businesses thought it'd be a banner summer, with COVID on the decline. The inflation has thrown them into a tailspin.

Several companies choose to provide travel compensation for those seeking abortions

Several companies choose to provide travel compensation for those seeking abortions

Many companies have decided to give those needing abortions travel monies to go to places where it will be legal to obtain one.

FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

Health officials have ordered vaping company Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the U.S. market.

Asian shares gain, tracking Wall Street advance

Asian shares gain, tracking Wall Street advance

Asian stock markets are mostly higher after the Federal Reserve chairman said the U.S. central bank wants to avoid causing a recession but one is possible as it raises interest rates to cool surging inflation.

Netflix lays off 300 employees as bad year continues to hit company

Netflix lays off 300 employees as bad year continues to hit company

Thursday's layoffs impact around 3% of Netflix's workforce, which includes 11,000 full-time employees.

KCC approves Evergy winter storm cost recovery settlement. How it will affect your bill

KCC approves Evergy winter storm cost recovery settlement. How it will affect your bill

Under the settlement agreement approved Thursday, the average Evergy Central residential customer’s monthly bill is expected to increase by $2.82 per month for two years beginning in April 2023.

Spirit AeroSystems to host a job fair for hourly workers

Spirit AeroSystems to host a job fair for hourly workers

Spirit AeroSystems is hosting a job fair on Saturday for hourly manufacturing positions.

President Biden says he’s considering a gasoline tax holiday

President Biden says he’s considering a gasoline tax holiday

The Biden administration has already released oil from the U.S. strategic reserve and increased ethanol blending for the summer, in additional to sending a letter last week to oil refiners urging them to increase their refining capacity.

How to prepare for a possible recession

How to prepare for a possible recession

A number of forces are putting pressure on the economy right now and that has Wall Street betting on a recession sometime in the next 12 to 18 months.

Average US gas price dips below $5 a gallon

Average US gas price dips below $5 a gallon

US drivers got a slight — very slight — break on prices this weekend as the AAA average for a gallon of unleaded gas fell below the $5 mark.

New holiday, new closures: what businesses will be shuttered on Juneteenth

New holiday, new closures: what businesses will be shuttered on Juneteenth

This year marks the second year Juneteenth will be observed as a federal holiday.

Bitcoin drops below $20,000 as crypto selloff quickens

Bitcoin drops below $20,000 as crypto selloff quickens

Bitcoin fell below the psychologically important threshold of $20,000 on Saturday for the first time since late 2020, in a fresh sign that the selloff in cryptocurrencies is deepening.

Here's what the Fed rate hike means for your salary

Here's what the Fed rate hike means for your salary

American workers have seen their wages climb faster than at any time since the mid-1980s. But inflation has risen so fast that workers have actually been handed a pay cut instead.

Experts debunk conspiracies on cause of mass cattle deaths in southwest Kansas

Experts debunk conspiracies on cause of mass cattle deaths in southwest Kansas

A story we first brought you Wednesday showing images of thousands of dead cattle in southwest Kansas has raised a lot of questions and speculation about what happened.

QuikTrip closes Broadway and Murdock location, sells it to Jump Start

QuikTrip closes Broadway and Murdock location, sells it to Jump Start

QuikTrip has closed it's location at Broadway and Murdock near downtown Wichita and sold it to another company.

City Council votes to eliminate extra 1% sales tax in northeast Wichita

City Council votes to eliminate extra 1% sales tax in northeast Wichita

Several businesses in the area, including Academy sports and Dave & Busters, collected an additional 1% sales tax to help fund the K-96 and Greenwich interchange.

US consumers contend with double-digit price increases at the grocery store

US consumers contend with double-digit price increases at the grocery store

Friday's inflation report was a triple-whammy for consumers, with massive price hikes in food, shelter and energy -- sectors that make up the majority of household expenses -- as well as in almost every other category.

Rebranded McDonald's restaurants are unveiled in Russia

Rebranded McDonald's restaurants are unveiled in Russia

McDonalds isn't in Russia anymore, but a restaurant very similar to the fast food giant is now open and serving customers

Consumers contend with double-digit price increases at the grocery store

Consumers contend with double-digit price increases at the grocery store

Americans are facing grocery store price hikes at levels not seen since the inflation-soaked 1970s, with double-digit increases on everything from eggs to poultry

Uber's lost and found report includes tater tots, teeth and slime

Uber's lost and found report includes tater tots, teeth and slime

Uber has released a list of items that passengers left behind in cars and it includes some truly bizarre things

One way to reduce the hit of higher mortgage rates

One way to reduce the hit of higher mortgage rates

The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has been hovering above 5% for more than a month, taking a toll on prospective homebuyers.

Federal investigators expand probe into Tesla Autopilot crashes

Federal investigators expand probe into Tesla Autopilot crashes

Federal investigators are expanding their probe of Teslas that have slammed into parked first responders' vehicles.