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Turmoil Over Kansas Town’s P.D. R44

By James T. McKenna | March 25, 2008

The Topeka, Kansas City Council is set to revisit its decision to acquire a second police R44 over the objections of the mayor and a local prosecutor, The Capitol-Journal newspaper reports. The reconsideration comes after a city lawyer reported possible flaws in the $820,000 contract for the law enforcement-equipped Robinson Helicopter aircraft. That follows vetoes of the proposed acquisition by Topeka’s mayor, which the council maneuvered around, and a lawsuit by Shawnee County district attorney over how the council's maneuvers. For related news

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