Tyson Foods http://kcur.org en Children Of Meatpackers Dream Big, Cultivate Opportunity http://kcur.org/post/children-meatpackers-dream-big-cultivate-opportunity <p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 15px;">Not yet 9 a.m. on a warm fall day, freshmen Binh Hua and My Nguyen are in protective goggles, long hair pulled back, ready for their chemistry class in a Garden City Community College lab.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 13:37:58 +0000 Peggy Lowe & Abbie Fentress Swanson 46020 at http://kcur.org Children Of Meatpackers Dream Big, Cultivate Opportunity Garden City, Kan. Considered Model Of Success For Immigrant Influx http://kcur.org/post/garden-city-kan-considered-model-success-immigrant-influx <p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 15px;">Sister Janice Thome’s office is a 2003 brown Ford Focus with a backseat piled high with paperwork and a prayer book.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:44:57 +0000 Peggy Lowe 45948 at http://kcur.org Garden City, Kan. Considered Model Of Success For Immigrant Influx Schools Become The Safety-Net For Immigrants In Rural Missouri http://kcur.org/post/schools-become-safety-net-immigrants-rural-missouri <p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 15px;">It’s almost 9 a.m., and Noel Primary School teacher Erin McPherson is helping a group of Spanish-speaking students complete English language exercises. But it’s tough going.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:56:04 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 45893 at http://kcur.org Schools Become The Safety-Net For Immigrants In Rural Missouri Tyson Foods Suspends Use Of Controversial Drug http://kcur.org/post/tyson-foods-suspends-use-controversial-drug <p>Tyson Foods, Inc., announced this week that it would soon suspend purchases of cattle that had been treated with a controversial drug, citing animal welfare concerns.</p><p>But many in the industry wonder if the real reason is not about cattle, but rather the battle for sales in other countries, where using drugs for meat production is banned.</p><p>“I really do think this is more a marketing ploy from Tyson to raise some awareness so they can garner some export business from our overseas export partners,” said Dan Norcini, an independent commodities broker.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:50:04 +0000 Peggy Lowe 41800 at http://kcur.org Tyson Foods Suspends Use Of Controversial Drug Tyson To Pay $4 Million For Anhydrous Ammonia Release http://kcur.org/post/tyson-pay-4-million-anhydrous-ammonia-release <p>Tyson Foods has agreed to a settlement with the federal government over accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia at its facilities in Kansas and three other states. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 19:28:33 +0000 Bryan Thompson 34647 at http://kcur.org Tyson To Pay $4 Million For Anhydrous Ammonia Release