The Fundamental Attribution Error is a concept derived from the field of social psychology. We are all guilty for committing this error.
As an example, try to think of a time that someone cut you off in traffic, or didn’t use their signal, or pulled out in front of you. Or maybe that time the wait staff at your favorite restaurant wasn’t quite nice. You were probably angry, frustrated and would have loved the opportunity to give that driver or waiter a piece of your mind.
The Agriculture Department has forecast U.S. farmers will harvest a far smaller winter wheat crop this season than a year ago, particularly for the hard red varieties used to bake bread.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Friday that winter wheat production is forecast to be down 10 percent to 1.49 billion bushels amid fewer acres and poorer yields. Production of hard red winter wheat production is down by 23 percent nationwide to 768 million bushels.
The man charged with killing four people on an eastern Kansas farm is set to appear in court Monday afternoon.
Twenty-seven-year-old Kyle Flack is being held on $10 million bond. He is charged with capital murder and first-degree murder in the deaths of 18-month-old Lana Leigh Bailey, her mother, 21-year-old Kaylie Bailey, and 30-year-old Andrew Stout. He also is charged first-degree murder in the death of 31-year-old Steven White.
A body has been recovered that's believed to be a missing 18-month-old girl. Her mother and two men were found dead at an eastern Kansas farmhouse several days earlier.
Franklin County Sheriff Jeff Richards said Sunday that remains are believed to be those of Lana Leigh Bailey. Richards says the body was found in Osage County by a sheriff's deputy who was scouring an area for items that could be connected to the deaths reported on May 6.
"We hope that a forensic examination will make a final identification," Richards added.
The Forum Theatre presents The Full Monty now through May 19. Based on the 1997 film, this musical comedy follows six unemployed steelworkers in Buffalo, New York who have no cash and no prospects. They set out to make some quick cash by showing off their "real man" bodies in their own stripper act.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has announced $150 million in new grant money for federally-funded community health centers around the country.
The grants--at least $55,000 each--are through the Affordable Care Act and only available to safety net clinics that are already federally funded. More than $1.7 million has been set aside for 16 community health centers in Kansas.
Sebelius says they'll use the money to help uninsured patients determine their eligibility and compare coverage options.