Tag Archives: kansas


Chicken-Fried News: Testing tracks

Chicken-Fried News: Testing tracks

Amtrak recently sent an inspection train up the rails to Newton, Kansas, possibly in hopes to expand the Heartland Flyer’s service.


Beer lovers skirt the law to obtain hard-to-find-brews

Limited releases, vertical tastings and faraway breweries fuel the traders’ zest for new beer experiences.

Demonstrators during a #NoBanNoWall rally at the University of Central Oklahoma, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local groups react to recent executive orders

Groups continue to promote diversity, unity and progress in the face of the recent political and community climate.

"The Crew" at the First Pastafarian Church in Norman, Wednesday, June 15, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

First Pastafarian Church preaches a do-it-yourself art ethic

First Pastafarian Church is located at the former site of Norman’s Dope Chapel.

TIF love

While the city’s use of sales tax revenue through MAPS has gained the most attention over the past decade, the city has also turned to tax increment financing (TIF) as another way to leverage tax dollars into economic development. By creating a TIF district, the city provides public incentives to developers with the increase in

Whew! We stink

The three states — Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas — are the biggest offenders of methane, a potent heat-trapping gas, according to the latest scientific research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Methane, also referred to as natural gas for obvious reasons, comes principally from livestock, including its manure, belches and flatulence.

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