Wednesday May 8
Joplin unveils eco-friendly construction systems
A design plan that incorporates a number of energy-wise and storm-resistant construction systems could put Joplin in the forefront of environmentally sound disaster rebuilding.
Hays Daily News
Students living out Ruda's legacy
Instructors of students who won the top awards at Friday's Western Kansas Technology Education Fair at Fort Hays State University are former students of Fred Ruda.
After Devastating Tornado, Kansas Town Rebuilds Green
At 9:50 p.m. on May 4, 2007, a 1.7 mile-wide F5 tornado perfectly aligned with the 1.7 mile-wide town of Greensburg, Kan.
Globe and Mail
Saudi embraces U.S. oil boom even as kingdom's output steadies
Ali al-Naimi, Saudi Arabia's oil minister, said in a Washington speech that U.S. crude output, which has jumped to the highest level in about 20 years, will increase stability in global oil markets.
Detroit Free Press
Oil slips to $93 a barrel ahead of U.S. growth data
In this Tuesday, March 6, 2012, file photo taken with a long time exposure, a pumping unit sucks oil from the ground near Greensburg, Kan.
National Review Online
Victor Davis Hanson: Obama's Psychodramas
The shooting of Representative Gabby Giffords and the horrible mass murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School were cited as reasons for rapid enactment of new gun-control laws - even though the proposed tougher registration rules would not have prevented either mayhem.