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Tyson evaluates Kansas chicken plant after officials' move


September 17, 2017

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A spokesman says Tyson Foods Inc. is evaluating its options after local official backed away from offering a key incentive for a planned chicken-processing plant in northeast Kansas.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Tyson spokesman Worth Sparkman said the company was disappointed in the Leavenworth County Commission's decision Monday.

The commission voted 2-1 to rescind a previous resolution in favor of issuing $500 million in industrial revenue bonds to help finance the project. The resolution would have made the project eligible for an 80 percent property...

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