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Hesston has become too expensive for many of the people who work in its plants to live there. One of the last places for cheap housing, a mobile home park, is being torn down. After a mass shooting last year that largely impacted its transient workers, the town is rethinking its commitment to affordable housing and hopes to replace the mobile home park with nicer but still inexpensive housing. omorrison@wichitaeagle.com
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UPDATED February 27, 2017 11:48 AM

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