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What would you dare?

Published 7/25/2014 in Business

BY RENÉE JEAN

rjean@gctelegram.com

One of Margaret Morford's first bosses told her she was the nerviest 22-year-old he'd ever met.

She'd just asked him to help her understand why she was making $250 less than the manager before her, who had unexpectedly walked out on the job.

"Wow, you don't lack for nerve, do you!?" her boss exclaimed.

It may have been "nervy," but it worked. The ma ...

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Business Briefs

Published 7/25/2014 in Business

Registrations being accepted for summit

DODGE CITY — Planning for the 14th Annual Kansas Workforce Summit has begun, and Early Bird Registrations are now being taken. The Kansas Workforce Summit is a, annual forum for employers, educators, community members, chamber representatives, legislators ...

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Community booster shot Audio file with this story

Published 7/18/2014 in Business

RENÉE JEAN

rjean@gctelegram.com

When people think about the importance of hospitals, they think first of their role in our personal health. But there is another role hospitals play in boosting community health, and that is in the economic arena.

In Finney County, health care is the fifth ...

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A little game of musical Mexican — Taco Bell to get new home on Kansas Avenue

Published 7/18/2014 in Business

RENÉE JEAN

rjean@gctelegram.com

Twenty years ago, 50 to 80 cars lined up to be among the first customers to eat at Garden City's newest sensation.

That sensation was a Taco Bell, and it was, for a week, so popular it required a new semi truck every day to restock everything they'd run out ...

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In the spotlight

Published 7/18/2014 in Business

Rey Armendariz, Scott City, was selected to attend the National Cattlemen's Beef Association 35th Young Cattlemen's Conference.

The elite conference began in Denver with presentations on the Beef Checkoff program, as well as tours of Safeway to learn about beef marketing efforts. In Chicago, they wa ...

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