Meet Steve, 55, professional driver

Feb 18, 2020
The Bureau of Labor Statistics would categorize Steve’s job as “production, transportation, and material moving” along with butchers, sewing machine operators and furniture makers, to name a few. One in 10 workers in the U.S. labor force are in this…
Steve Fields
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Kansas City’s auto industry is thriving thanks to the popularity of trucks

Jan 24, 2019
While layoffs in the auto industry have dominated headlines, there are places where the U.S. automotive industry is doing pretty well.
Kansas City's auto industry is booming thanks, in part, to the popularity of pickup trucks like the Ford F-150.
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SubTropolis? Yeah, it's pretty underground

Feb 25, 2015
The largest industrial park in the world is in an unlikely place.

Kansas City gets hooked up with Google Fiber

Sep 13, 2012
Today, Google unveils the neighborhoods in Kansas City, Mo., that will get a fiber-optic Internet hook-up the rest of us can only dream of.

In Kansas City, competition for faster Internet service

Sep 6, 2012
Google picked Kansas City to be the test market for its super fast Internet service. Now neighborhoods are competing with one another to see who will get the service first.

Home sales are hot in Kansas City

Jun 20, 2012
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.