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The record: A searchable list of construction projects by Sedgwick County’s public works department.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about various projects, including a description and results of bids.
Where you get it: Go to the county’s website, http://sedgwickcounty.org/public_works/. Click on the “Construction Projects” link on the left-hand side of the page.