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8:01 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Unemployment remains low; not all quakes created equal

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Kansas Chamber snubs seven Republicans in state House endorsements
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce announced candidates it's endorsing for Kansas House of Representatives in November, and some western Kansas Republicans are not included. Don Hineman of Dighton, J. Russell Jennings of Lakin, and John Doll of Garden City are among seven republicans not endorsed by the Chamber. All but one of the seven are running unopposed. In all of these races, the Kansas Chamber of Commerce opted not to endorse any candidate, according to reports by the Hutchinson News and Wichita Business Journal.

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Kansas Department of Labor April Statistics
8:01 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Western Kansas still has lowest unemployment rates

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The numbers are out, and once again Western Kansas has the lowest April unemployment rates in the state.   Logan and Ness counties tied for the best rate at 2.2-percent according to the Hays Daily News.

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8:00 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Western Kansas thriving despite national slump

Main Street of Garden City, Kansas
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There’s work in western Kansas.  The region hasn’t seen a decline like the rest of the country said a recent article in RFD-TV Magazine

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