www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Speaker discusses immigration trends -9/12/2014, 2:43 PM

Project Beauty announces beautification awards -9/12/2014, 2:43 PM

Online YouGov poll finds Brownback ahead of Davis, but lead slipping -9/12/2014, 2:43 PM

Autumn & Art: Paddle boat rides, singles mixer among new events at festival -9/12/2014, 2:43 PM

Illness taking nation by storm -9/9/2014, 11:53 AM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Washburn makes progress on new KBI laboratory

Published on -11/1/2013, 9:26 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- A new Kansas Bureau of Investigation laboratory on the Washburn University campus is a step closer to construction.

Washburn's Board of Regents on Thursday approved a plan to partner with the Topeka Public Building Commission to construct the laboratory.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/19ipJcd ) the main obstacle to constructing the $40 million building was funding. The building commission has agreed to borrow the money to finance the construction, which the Legislature would pay back through appropriations.

Washburn will eventually own the laboratory and sublease it to the KBI. University administrators hope KBI scientists will eventually teach Washburn classes and faculty members could work as consultants for the agency.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News
AP Nation-World News

View this site in another language.