Economy

February 11, 2009 3:29 PM

Wichita's red ink is forcing cuts

Wichita ended 2008 in the red for the first time in five years, and city leaders will slow hiring, delay street projects and reduce part-time staff to make up for the shortfall. "These are troublesome trends, and they carry into 2009," finance director Kelly Carpenter told City Council members Tuesday.

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