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Is City 7 best use of taxpayer dollars?

It's good that the city of Wichita is trying to make the programming on its City 7 cable channel more professional. The channel is a valuable resource for sharing information with the public. Still, taxpayers may question the priorities of the city in spending more than $260,000 on cameras and a studio, in addition to the cost of hiring former journalists to produce the "news," at a time when the city is cutting other services and staff.