By M.L. JOHNSON, Associated Press
Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday.
By Dan Voorhis, The Wichita Eagle
The Wichita area unemployment rate for March fell to 5.9 percent from 6.3 percent in February, according to the Kansas Department of Labor.
The South Central Kansas Economic Development District will hold its annual meeting Thursday afternoon at 250 W. Douglas.
By Kelsey Ryan, The Wichita Eagle
A Cattle Baron’s Ball to support the American Cancer Society will be held at 6 p.m. May 3 at Kansas Star Arena, 777 Kansas Star Drive in Mulvane.
By JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer
More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.
By Jerry Siebenmark, The Wichita Eagle
An annual tree giveaway by 13 area companies has been set for April 25.
By JOSH LEDERMAN and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, The Associated Press
A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer
Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.
By Greg Gordon, McClatchy Washington Bureau
Federal securities investigators say that the man that BP initially put in charge of cleaning up the oil from its massive 2010 Macondo well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico used nonpublic information to safely dump $1 million of his familys company stock before the share price nosedived.
By BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer
Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.