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February 3, 2013 12:00 AM

Eagle editorial: Is turnpike merger wise?

It may make sense to merge the Kansas Turnpike Authority with the Kansas Department of Transportation, particularly if it really can save the state $15 million a year without degrading the quality of the turnpike. But lawmakers are understandably skeptical about those savings and about whether the real motive of the merger is to divert toll revenue to help cover state budget shortfalls.

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