Manure to Water

Extracting water from manure

A technology for extracting drinkable water from manure is on its way to commercial application this year, a U.S. university said Thursday.


Houston equal rights ordinance passes

The emotional battle over Houston, Texas’ controversial Equal Rights Ordinance finally came to an end Wednesday. City Council passed the ord…

Google says workforce mostly white, male

In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed Wednesday how very white and male its workforce is — just 2 percent of its Google employees …


KCP&L reaches settlement on energy plan

Kansas City Power & Light plans to reinstate a program to help customers save energy after it stalled two years ago when the utility limited…


Child falls from daycare roof

Parents are demanding answers after a 2-year-old boy died after escaping from his daycare and finding his way to the roof of a Dorchester, M…


Westar’s new Pay As You Go program

A release from Westar Energy said that The Kansas Corporation Commission has approved Westar Energy’s “Pay As You Go” pilot program. The vol…