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Thornton Steps Down From Kansas Bioscience Authority

By Bryan Thompson, Kansas Public Radio

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-963845.mp3

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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