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Frank Morris

After production disruptions and shipping delays, fireworks are expensive and in short supply. Some retailers have shut down, and others are warning customers their stock might be gone before July 4.
After production disruptions and shipping delays, fireworks are expensive and in short supply. Some retailers have shut down, and others are warning customers their stock might be gone before July 4.
Decades ago, Garden City, Kan., embraced the meat industry, and immigrants flocked there for jobs. The city worked hard to absorb newcomers, but now its economy and diverse community are in jeopardy.
Five of the six largest agrochemical chemical companies are currently involved in mergers that may lead to four companies controlling the basics that farmers use to grow food globally.
Some Kansas City software developers built what they believe is the world’s fastest Rubik’s Cube-solving robot. They built it in their spare time, partly because one of the guys wanted something to do with his new 3-D printer. Their machine can sort out a scrambled Rubik’s Cube in just a little over one second. That’s much faster than the second fastest robot and not quite five times faster than the quickest “human speed solver.” A judge from the Guinness Book of World Records will judge the robot.
President Obama’s new measures on gun sales would create a more level playing field for licensed dealers, but those dealers are loath to endorse anything that smacks of gun control.