Kansas legislature passes ride safety bill

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Kansas legislators agreed Friday to strengthen the state’s lax oversight of amusement park rides after a lawmaker’s 10-year-old son was killed while riding a waterslide. Under the legislation, amusement park rides would have to be inspected every year by qualified inspector. Current law requires inspections but allows amusement park owners do the checks themselves.

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