Dying Pigs

US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs

A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it's threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.…
School Funding Fight

Kansas teachers vow to fight for rights

Leaders of the largest Kansas teachers' union vowed Tuesday to fight through November's elections against the Legislature's vote to eliminate tenure.…
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Obama Pushes Equal Pay

President Obama announces moves to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women. …
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Lax Tax Oversight

Report finds taxpayers are getting ripped off by unqualified and unethical tax return preparers.…
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Police seek federal help in highway shootings

Federal authorities are investigating more than a dozen apparently random shootings targeting vehicles on Kansas City-area roads and highways to determine whether they are connected.…
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Get ready for more flying sharks.

An 85-year-old woman with dementia had a male stripper gyrate in front of her against her will at her suburban New York nursing home.…