Time For Three is not an act for musical purists. The group’s repertoire includes explorations of folk, Americana, bluegrass and classical music. The bandmate’s co-founder Ranaan Meyer says that he and his bandmates Zach De Pue and Nick Kendall, both on violin, came together at exactly the right time a little more than a decade ago. They were students at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia and back then, the dividing lines between classical and popular music were beginning to erode, perhaps more than ever.
Woo hoo! Roll over, Beethoven! Tell Tchaikovsky the news! Rock and roll is here to stay! And by “rock and roll,” I mean earthquakes.
Kansas Geological Survey representatives recently testified at a legislative hearing. They said it’s not the fracking, it's the reinjecting of salty wastewater from the oil and gas drilling process into the earth. In other words, it’s not the frack, it’s the brack--brackish water injection.
Twenty-four hours in politics is like a year in ordinary life, when surprising and unexpected happenings occur.
Governor Brownback asserted in his State of the State speech that the “march to zero” on income taxes would continue in Kansas. Twenty-four hours later, the administration announced that this “march” would be slowed.
Two new tax proposals were also announced. One is a 300 percent increase on a pack of cigarettes, from 79 cents to $2.29. The other raises the tax on liquor from eight percent to 12 percent.
Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer gave his final State of the City address on Tuesday night. He reached his term limit after eight years at the helm. He thanked his many colleagues, and credited public and private partnerships for helping Wichita through tough economic times.
Brewer said he’s most proud of the revitalization of downtown Wichita.
Crews are making progress building a bypass pipe after a leak was discovered last week near the city's water treatment plant. KMUW’s Abigail Wilson has more…
Crews are still working to bypass the main line that carries water to Wichita from Cheney Reservoir and the Equus Beds Aquifer. Alan King, director of public works, said the completion date for the bypass pipe has been bumped back to Thursday because of snags in the process including the availability of parts.
In most of the states seeking to go their own way on Medicaid expansion, governors are leading the negotiations with the federal government. But as Jim McLean of the KHI News Service reports, it’s a different story in Kansas.
Since 1964, to assist in the development of small business in the United States, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, popularly known as SCORE, has provided free and confidential mentoring to individuals who are either considering starting a business, are in the process of starting a business, or are already in business.