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Vox editor to discuss what’s next for the Affordable Care Act

Sarah Kliff, a senior editor at media startup Vox, will speak as part of the Sunflower Foundation’s Advocacy in Health series at 3:30 p.m. May 14 at the Hotel at Old Town Conference Center, according to a news release.

Bank acquisition planned in northwest Kansas

Stockton National Bank in northwest Kansas plans to acquire a bank in nearby Norton, according to a regulatory filing made public this week.

Boeing, Spirit AeroSystems reach milestone with delivery of 8,000th Boeing 737

Boeing celebrated delivery of the 8,000th 737 single-aisle commercial airliner to come off the production line on Wednesday, which also marks a milestone for Spirit AeroSystems.

Don's TV & Video going out of business

WICHITA — Another chapter in Wichita business is coming to a close.

Invio Fine Furniture Consignment's business has 'gone crazy' at its new space

WICHITA — Invio Fine Furniture Consignment's move from North Rock Road to 535 N. Woodlawn next to Great Harvest Bread has been a great one, says Annie Johnsen, who owns the business with her husband, Eric.

US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in

Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn't an easy ride up.

2014 finalists for Small Business Awards

Only about half of all new businesses last five years, according to data collected by federal agencies.

Union Pacific railroad's 1Q profit up 14 percent

The harsh winter didn't keep Union Pacific railroad from delivering 14 percent higher quarterly profit as it hauled more agricultural, industrial and coal shipments.

Wal-Mart joins Ria for money transfer service

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is introducing a new money transfer service that it says will cut fees for customers by up to 50 percent compared with similar services.

GE 1Q earnings fall, outlook strong

General Electric's new focus on oil and gas equipment helped the company to post strong first-quarter results.

UnitedHealth's 1Q profit tumbles 8 percent

UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter net income slid 8 percent as funding cuts to a key product and costs imposed by the health care overhaul dented the health insurer's performance.

IBM posts lower 1Q earnings amid hardware slump

IBM's first-quarter earnings fell and revenue came in below Wall Street's expectations amid an ongoing decline in its hardware business, one that was exacerbated by weaker demand in China and emerging markets.

Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing finalize supply contract

Spirit AeroSystems has finalized a new long-term supply agreement with Boeing, which covers pricing for the structures Spirit builds for Boeing commercial airplanes, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Feds tell banks to look for, fix Heartbleed computer bug

The Heartbleed computer bug is now a banking issue.

US stocks rise, extending gains into third day

Stocks are higher for a third day in a row after more U.S. companies report solid earnings and on encouraging news about China's economy.

Tutoring Center to open at Village at Greenwich

WICHITA — Sachin Bharati's two small children aren't old enough for school and test-taking yet, but he's already thinking of their future and starting a Tutoring Center franchise here.

Ford celebrates Mustang’s 50th birthday with limited edition

Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honor the pony car’s 50th anniversary.

Dentist Chris Hickerson to open new practice at Spring Creek in Derby

WICHITA — Derby dentist Chris Hickerson had already been thinking of starting his own practice when his employer asked him to sign a contract.

Glass Doctor opens store in Kingman

Glass Doctor of South Central Kansas plans to celebrate its opening in Kingman.

Shop Foos, e-cigarette store, opening on North West Street

A new e-cigarette store, Shop Foos, is holding two days of grand opening events next month.

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