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KU Hospital’s Ebola scare shows the steep costs of care

The Kansas City, Kan., Ebola scare, which turned out to be more of an infectious disease practice event, gave the hospital a clear window into the cost of best-practice care for the infectious and often-fatal disease. By using equipment and procedures that the Centers for Disease Control and prevention has since said are the right things to do, KU Hospital had an expensive 48-hour experience.

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New jobs report shows Sam Brownback’s tax cuts still a costly failure

According to new figures released Tuesday, Kansas is still trailing about 30 states throughout the country in its rate of total employment growth since Jan. 2013, when Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cuts took effect. In fact, look at the numbers closely, and they especially don’t look that positive for Brownback, as he tries to fend off Democrat Paul Davis in the governor’s race this fall.
 
 

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