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Federman & Sherwood Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Textron, Inc.

OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 24, 2019-- Federman & Sherwood announces that on August 22, 2019, a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT). The...

 

Average US price of gas down 8 cents per gallon to $2.66

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 8 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks to $2.66. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that an abundant supply and...

 

Railroad sues Oklahoma on law to limit blocked crossings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A lawsuit by a Texas-based railroad seeks to overturn an Oklahoma law prohibiting trains from blocking street intersections for more than 10 minutes, with some exceptions that include letting oncoming trains pass. The...

 

Producers say barley, whiskey industries expanding in Texas

WACO, Texas (AP) — More Texas farmers are wading into the whiskey business, but their end users are far removed from the era of moonshine stills and midnight raids by ax-toting lawmen. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports the burgeoning Texas whiskey...

 

Oklahoma City mulls vote on MAPS 4 sales tax extension

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City council is expected to set a citywide vote for a one-cent sales tax that would generate nearly $980 million over eight years to fund dozens of city projects, including money for social services like mental...

 

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico

SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead Friday with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. The work on his hallmark campaign promise...

 

Oklahoma judge expected to rule Monday in opioid case

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is expected to rule next week on whether consumer products company Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the state's opioid epidemic in the first such case against a drugmaker to go to trial. A court spokesman says...

 

Former Lawrence banker convicted in $15.2 million fraud

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former Lawrence bank executive has been convicted of participating in a fraud scheme involving 26 Kansas banks. Federal prosecutors say 52-year-old Troy Gregory was convicted Monday of four counts of bank fraud and two...

 

Former newspaper editor named new Kansas county magistrate

KINGMAN, Kan. (AP) — A former Hutchinson News managing editor has been named as a new magistrate for a rural south-central Kansas county. Ron Sylvester was appointed to fill the judicial vacancy in Kingman County by a nominating commission Monday....

 

Kansas adds jobs, sees unemployment rate dip to 3.3% in July

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is reporting that it added private-sector jobs in July and saw its unemployment rate drop slightly to 3.3%. The state Department of Labor says the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate last month declined from 3.4% in...

 

Judge pauses new Missouri law on large farm regulations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new Missouri law that sought to shield large hog, poultry and cattle farms from stringent local health rules. Cole County Presiding Judge Patricia Joyce's action means the measure...

 

Missouri cites economy, eligibility checks for Medicaid drop

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials are citing an improved economy as one of several factors that led to close to 90,000 children being dropped from the state's Medicaid health insurance program in the past year, although some lawmakers...

 

Hope for crops fades in Wyoming, Nebraska irrigation failure

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Farmers in Wyoming and Nebraska affected by an irrigation tunnel collapse are losing hope their crops will be salvageable. Over 100,000 acres (40,000 hectares) of crops on hundreds of farms in both states have been without...

 

Towns near Flint Hills Trail working to draw visitors

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Towns along the new Flint Hills Trail park in east central Kansas are working to draw visitors as a way to improve the rural economy. The Wichita Eagle reports towns along the trail are planning music festivals, opening...

 

Enid hires assistant city manager, ending 3-year vacancy

ENID, Okla. (AP) — After a three-year vacancy, the city of Enid has a new assistant city manager. The role hasn't been filled since the spring 2016 departure of Joan Riley, who left to serve as city manager of Sapulpa, but now an internal hire has...

 

Large solar project proposed in southwest Colorado

CORTEZ, Colo. (AP) — A Chicago-based renewable energy company has submitted a bid to build a $127 million solar project in southwest Colorado. The Cortez Journal reports Invenergy's proposed project near Pleasant View would sit on 1,100 acres (445...

 

Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight air pollution

DENVER (AP) — Colorado tightened its air quality regulations on Friday, requiring that at least 5% of the vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution. The state Air Quality Control Commission, which passed the rule on an 8-1 vote, said...

 

Very large oversize load to travel on New Mexico highways

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials say a very large oversized load will be traveling at very slow speeds on several highways across part of New Mexico the next couple of days. The state Department of Transportation says the so-called "super load"...

 

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major airports

DALLAS (AP) — Travelers flying into the United States on Friday ran into long lines at major airports nationwide because of a temporary computer outage that affected the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency. Airports warned travelers — both...

 

The Wichita Eagle announces digital-only Saturday edition

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita Eagle says it's moving to a digital-only edition on Saturdays as more readers get their news online. The paper said Tuesday in a letter to readers that it will stop publishing a printed newspaper on Saturdays and...

 

Activists trying to reinstate Colorado city's fracking ban

DENVER (AP) — Environmental activists asked a Colorado court on Wednesday to reinstate the city of Longmont's ban on hydraulic fracturing, arguing the ban is legal under a new state law giving local governments more authority over the oil and gas...

 

Kansas says Aetna still not living up to contract terms

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas health department says insurance company Aetna is still not living up to the terms of its $1 billion contract with the state's Medicaid program. The Wichita Eagle reports that the state has rejected a corrective...

 

Kansas City officials pledge to help keep 'border war' truce

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Local officials are helping Kansas and Missouri preserve a truce in an economic "border war" that had seen the states use incentives to lure jobs across their border in the Kansas City area. The cooperation came ahead of a...

 

Cattle producers concerned about effects from Tyson fire

HOLCOMB, Kan. (AP) — A fire which indefinitely closed a Tyson meat processing plant in Holcomb could disrupt already strained processing operations, sparking fears from cattle producers who braced for tumbling market prices. Tyson has said it will...

 

ICE raids raise question: What about the employers?

HOUSTON (AP) — The images of children crying after their parents were arrested in a massive immigration raid in Mississippi revived a longstanding complaint: Unauthorized workers are jailed or deported, while the managers and business owners who...

 

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