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25 years ago: Kansans lobby for agriculture assistance

February 26, 2010

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U.S. consumer prices, reflecting an across-the-board moderation, inched up 0.2 percent the past month, buttressing analysts’ predictions that 1985 would be a fourth straight year of modest inflation.

Kansans mounted a two-front assault in their lobying campaign for agriculture assistance, with legislators leading the charge on Capitol Hill in Washington while Gov. John Carlin took up the fight at the White House. Two local Kansas legislators were in Washington for the big push. They were John Solbach and Robin Leach.

A reorganization plant that would send two elementary principals back to teaching and perhaps save the Lawrence school district $49,000 the coming year was approved by the school board. Wes Williams and Jan Stinson were to be reassigned.

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