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Food And Drink

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, February 13, 2012

A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

  • Assessing The Additives
  • Kansas House Leaders Unveil Tax Plan
  • School Closings

Assessing The Additives

Food additives have various purposes. Anti-caking agents assist powdery substances from turning into a giant lump; acids help food stay fresher, longer; flavor enhancers trick us into believing the food we are eating really has a deep, fruit taste.  Find out more from Harvest Public Media here.

Kansas House Leaders Unveil Tax Plan

Kansas House leaders have released the details of a tax proposal they're pushing. The bill will mirror some parts of Governor Sam Brownback's tax plan. The House bill would cut income and business taxes with the goal of boosting the economy.  Find out more here.

School Closings

Belton, Blue Springs, and Independence schools are a few of the districts closed today because of snow.  For a complete list of closings, click here.

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