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Senate loosens chicken plant restrictions in Kansas

Major chicken plants may soon have more incentive to set up shop in Kansas. The Senate advanced a bill loosening ... little more than 1 thousand feet away from other buildings include homes. It's all happening just months after people in Tonganoxie ...

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