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Nixon signs bill on NKC hospital sale

Updated: 2013-05-15T20:19:37Z

By DAVE HELLING

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed the bill requiring a public vote before North Kansas City Hospital can be sold.

The law requires two-thirds of the hospital’s trustees, a majority of the city council, and a majority of voters to approve a sale before it takes effect.

That should put the controversy to rest for a while.

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