A city truck spreads a salt solution on Wichita streets in preparation for winter weather in 2013. With an ice storm forecast for this weekend, public works crews have been laying down salt brine on city streets since Monday.
A city truck spreads a salt solution on Wichita streets in preparation for winter weather in 2013. With an ice storm forecast for this weekend, public works crews have been laying down salt brine on city streets since Monday. Travis Heying File photo
A city truck spreads a salt solution on Wichita streets in preparation for winter weather in 2013. With an ice storm forecast for this weekend, public works crews have been laying down salt brine on city streets since Monday. Travis Heying File photo

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