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April 23, 2013 12:00 AM

Eagle editorial: Be wary of turnpike merger

If anything was clear about the confusing Statehouse debate over whether to merge the Kansas Turnpike Authority and the Department of Transportation in full or in part, it was legislative intent: To their credit, lawmakers didn’t want to do anything to wreck the turnpike, the 236-mile toll road through south-central and eastern Kansas that has served drivers and the state’s economy so well for 57 years.

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