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Weekend moisture offers some help to wheat crop

Moisture over the weekend in parts of Kansas helped improve growing conditions for some farmers, although the state remains below normal for rainfall.

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don't need to fret.

Is hot market for IPOs cooling?

A hot market for initial public offerings may soon face a cooler reception from investors.

Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gains

Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei leading the retreat as investors locked in profits after a strong rally.

Sanctuary dedication latest milestone in Chapel Hill's growth

The clock never really stops for Jeff Gannon, senior pastor of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.

Weather blamed as Wichita home sales slip for a third month

Wichita area home sales were down for the third month in a row in 2014, but local real estate executives think the weather was to blame. They expect a significant upturn in sales in the second quarter.

Contractor Larry Cook files mechanics lien against YO-B owner Nabil Bacha

WICHITA — Contractor Larry Cook has filed a mechanics lien against YO-B owner Nabil Bacha for $87,882.

Co-pilot of Southwest wrong-Branson-airport jet retiring

Southwest Airlines Co. says that the co-pilot of a plane that landed at the wrong airport in January has retired, while the plane's captain has resumed flying.

LogoLounge creator Bill Gardner teaches logo class through Lynda.com

WICHITA — Bill Gardner of Gardner Design is also known as the logo guy thanks to LogoLounge, a website and series of books in which he's collected more than 170,000 logos.

WSU center to offer session on government contracts

Wichita State University's Kansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center and Kansas Small Business Development Center will hold a seminar April 29 to help businesses learn the do's and don'ts of government contracting.

Cessna gets order for 10 Caravan turboprops to be built in China

Cessna Aircraft Co. said Monday that it had an order for 10 Caravan turboprop aircraft that will be used for tourism services in China.

Stocks move higher after a rough week; Citi gains

U.S. stocks are higher in midday trading after the government reported that retail sales notched their biggest increase since 2012 in March.

China grants approval for Cessna’s Citation XLS+

Cessna Aircraft Co. said Monday that it has been granted certification in China for one of its Citation business jets.

Hutchinson hospital names new vice president for compliance, ethics

Greg Meredith has been named vice president of compliance and ethics at Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System, according to a news release.

Your chances of being audited by IRS are the lowest in years

As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.

Chinese pork giant plans IPO to raise up to $5.3B

China's WH Group, which became the world's biggest pork company after buying Smithfield Foods of the U.S. last year, said Monday it plans to raise up to $5.3 billion in an initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

US retail sales up strong 1.1 percent in March

U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.

Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel

The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.

GlencoreXstrata selling Peruvian mine for $5.85B

Glencore Xstrata Plc has agreed to sell its copper mine project in Peru for $5.85 billion in cash.

Asian stocks decline after US losses

Asian stock markets fell Monday following two days of U.S. declines and forecasts of lower American corporate profits.

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