Features by Frank Morris

Midwest drought parches the ranching industry

Out on the plains, drought is parching everything from corn to cattle. And when the prairie grass burns up, so does a business model that depends on it: ranching.
Posted In: drought, cattle

Home sales are hot in Kansas City

Manufacturing and employment numbers may be sagging, but the housing market is has really turned around in some places, Kansas City being one of them.
Posted In: Housing, kansas city, missouri

States struggle to meet new trucker safety mandate

By Monday, states are supposed to start gathering proof that interstate truck drivers are healthy enough to drive and send that information to a national database. But the Monday deadline ain’t working out so well.
Posted In: trucking, auto safety
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