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Kansas Regulators Again Consider Giant Utility Merger

The Kansas energy equation, which includes wind turbines, could change if the Kansas Corporation Commission approves a large utility merger. (Photo credit: Brian Grimmett)

Great Plains Energy, the parent company of Kansas City Power & Light, and Westar Energy of Topeka are making a second run at getting their merger approved by Kansas regulators. Concerns over potential job losses headlined a public hearing in Topeka Monday night. Reporter Brian Grimmett of the Kansas News Service has this report.



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