Frank Morris appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
The U.S. used to be the leading exporter of wheat but some countries are growing more than enough for themselves and exporting huge quantities. Americans watching gluten have softened demand at home.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
A White House directive issued yesterday lays out what it says schools need to do under existing federal law to accommodate transgender students. We went to schools in California, Kansas and Alabama.
Friday, April 22, 2016
The business community, including solidly GOP-leaning groups, oppose the bill, after seeing the effect of similar measures elsewhere. The blowback has surprised Christian conservatives in Missouri.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Lead, the "useful metal," was the pride of the Romans. For the last 5,000 years, it was used in products ranging from water pipes and makeup to wine — until we discovered how poisonous it is.
Monday, March 28, 2016
More Americans are looking for a second home — on wheels. After crashing hard in the recession, RV sales have rebounded and are on track to approach record levels this year.
Monday, February 22, 2016
The FBI and Apple are sparring over the agency's request that Apple help it unlock the cell phone of a terrorist. iPhone users have differing views on who's right.
Monday, February 01, 2016
Some Kansas City software developers built what they believe is the world's fastest Rubik's Cube-solving robot. They built it in their spare time, partly because one of the guys wante...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Some wind resources are hundreds of miles from potential customers. Projects to build high voltage lines to carry that power to where it's needed are regularly stymied by the regulatory environment.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
President Obama's new measures on gun sales would create a more level playing field for licensed dealers, but those dealers are loath to endorse anything that smacks of gun control.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Three faith communities in Omaha, Neb. — one Christian, one Jewish, one Muslim — are leaving their old places of worship and building a new, single campus for their mosque, synagogue and church.
Monday, December 14, 2015
The U.S. has a chronic shortage of truck drivers — by one estimate, the trucking industry is short almost 50,000 drivers. If that number doubles as predicted, shipping disruptions will ensue.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
A shortage of line workers raises the question: How do you entice millennials into tough electric utility work, when "you can't get a kid to lick a stamp, much less climb a pole" these days?
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
There was a turn of events in Columbia, Mo., on Monday, when the chancellor of the university there, and the president of the entire University of Missouri system announced they would resign.
Monday, November 09, 2015
Tim Wolfe resigned Monday morning following mounting pressure over racial animosity on campus. The protests included a hunger strike and a boycott by some of the school's football players.
Monday, November 09, 2015
Amid escalating protests over complaints of racial bigotry at the University of Missouri, the school's football team says it won't play until the university president resigns or is replaced.
Monday, November 02, 2015
The Kansas City Royals staged a dramatic Game 5 comeback to beat the New York Mets Sunday night, earning their first World Series title in 30 years and thrilling fans who have been de...
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
After decades of growth, some railroads are cutting staff because some of the most lucrative businesses for railroads — shipping commodities such as coal, crude oil and ore — have fallen off steeply.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Demo derby used to be a low-budget hobby for guys who bought jalopies for one last romp before the scrap heap. But the event has changed — and some fear it may be running out of gas.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
The state's high court ruled that gun dealers must exercise the "highest stand of reasonable care" to keep weapons away from felons.