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“In our town of 10,000 people, we have the kind of lifestyle filmmakers try to re-create.”

– An excerpt of a winning essay, “Say Hello to Haysville,” that Susan Armstrong of Armstrong Chamberlin Strategic Marketing wrote for a Shelter Insurance contest

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“They are not screwing around with this 48-hour thing. They’ve got it down to the minute.”

Jeremy Horn of Wichita Brewing Co. & Pizzeria, which can resume selling its own beer at 1:50 p.m. Thursday following a 48-hour suspension of its microbrewery license due to a clerical error the business made

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“It’s always a little embarrassing when we don’t have the answers.”

Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum director Eric Cale on how the museum is turning 75 and is looking for the public’s help identifying other 75-and-older businesses and institutions in Sedgwick County (e-mail wschm@wichitahistory.org if you know of any)

 

 

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“To me, this was like going to the grocery store with Dad.”

BlackTop Nationals executive director Jim Petty on the Ford’s Ride & Drive event, which he says many BlackTop attendees find thrilling but is no big deal for him as the son of a race car driver

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“I usually like to start by asking if there are FBI officials in the house. Probably not, but they’re probably listening.”

Matt Cecil, director of the Elliott School of Communication at Wichita State University, talking at Rotary Monday about his book “Hoover’s FBI and the Fourth Estate: The Campaign to Control the Press and the Bureau’s Image

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“I would have said it anyway.”

Redbird Flight Simulations owner Jerry Gregoire, noting that Cessna Aircraft representatives were at Farnborough instead of the Wichita Aero Club Thursday when he discussed what happens when accountants take over aviation companies

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“Saw a woman at a technology conference yesterday wearing a t-shirt that read, ‘We’re taking the SH out of IT.’”

Mike Masinelli of Adtran, speaking at a Thursday meeting of IT professionals that High Touch Technologies sponsored

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“I knew it! This totally explains why each year, starting in November and ending sometime in March, schools from all over the country try to stay as far away from me as possible—they’re just scared.”

Wichita State University mascot WuShock in an e-mail about the New York Post putting him No. 1 on a list of “The 12 creepiest mascots you’ve ever seen”

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“That was just kind of a fluke, really. … But it’s just kind of blown up. Everybody loves it.”

Christina “Gaia” Duncan on adding aerial silks to her Flow Foundry dance studio for people who want the exercise or to learn circus performance art

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“We don’t want to rent it. We want to sell it.”

– Auctioneer Bud Palmer, at the Red Bean’s Bayou Grill auction Monday, to a woman who bid $20 for a sculpture of three frogs playing instruments on top of a wooden spool (which she ended up buying for $170)