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Thornton Steps Down From Kansas Bioscience Authority

By Bryan Thompson, Kansas Public Radio


SALINA, Ks. – The embattled president of the Kansas Bioscience Authority has stepped down amid legislative and legal probes into the state-financed economic development agency. As Bryan Thompson reports, Tom Thornton's resignation comes the day after Congress approved a long-awaited $40 million appropriation for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan.


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