Frank Morris appears in the following:
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Donald Trump has championed gun rights, but it turns out, the Obama years have been good for the U.S. gun industry. In Kansas, the prospect of a Clinton win sparked some to spend big on guns.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
The ambush-style killing of two police officers on Wednesday is hitting the Des Moines area hard. The shootings are shaking some beliefs, while reinforcing others.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Police in Iowa have arrested a suspect in the ambush-style fatal shooting of two police officers in the Des Moines area. The same man, Scott Michael Greene, was asked to leave a high school football game a few weeks ago after waiving the Confederate flag during the national anthem.
Monday, October 24, 2016
The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska shuts down Monday, 17 years ahead of schedule. It is just the latest U.S. nuclear plant to close because it can't compete with other cheaper energy.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Five of the largest agrochemical chemical companies are currently involved in mergers that may lead to four companies controlling many of the basics that big grain farmers use to grow food globally.
Friday, August 26, 2016
A Kansas waterslide recently decapitated a 10-year-old boy, and the tragedy is raising new questions about thrill ride regulation. No federal agency oversees amusement parks or water parks.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Authorities are working to understand the motive of the man who killed three police officers in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday.
Monday, July 18, 2016
In Louisiana, Baton Rouge is mourning 3 police officers who were shot and killed Sunday. The shooting comes after days of protests in response to video of police shooting and killing Alton Sterling.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
A group called Truckers Against Trafficking is helping states enlist truckers to spot and report forced prostitution. The effort has sent traffickers to prison and liberated hundreds of sex slaves.
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.