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Growing Difficulties: Kansas farmers caught between good times and bad Growing Difficulties: Kansas farmers caught between good times and bad Post Contains Video

Dan Daniels says there are few things he loves more than a challenge, and this year... 

“That Piece of Paper” “That Piece of Paper” Post Contains Video

No one seems more surprised at what a single piece of paper can do for you than Cory... 

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Signs of Change: How a new font called “Clearview” is changing America’s highways Signs of Change: How a new font called “Clearview” is changing America’s highways Post Contains Video

From time to time we take a break from economic stories to show you some of the other... 

The Last Man in the Mountain The Last Man in the Mountain Post Contains Video

You’ve heard of the “Old Man in the Mountain,” the giant stone... 

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On the Road: Our Personal Blog

In Their Shoes In Their Shoes

We take our shoes off before entering the Escaper. Not while we go in and out during the day, but when we’re in for the night. It’s become a ritual: John stands in the doorway, scraping the heel of one foot with the toe of the other until his running shoes land outside. He pushes them underneath the camper a bit, but ever since we started... 

The Way It Is The Way It Is

Growing up a television junkie (I’m talking broadcast, we didn’t get cable until I was in high school), I found that limited programming made for a greater shared experience by us, the viewing audience. There were only so many Saturday morning cartoons to goof about at the cafeteria table; there was only one Fonz. Even so, television offered... 

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