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“You’re going to get me killed by Lavonta.”

– Mayor Carl Brewer’s response when asked about his joke that the East 13th Street roadwork in City Council member Lavonta Williams’ district likely would be done before the Kellogg expansion

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“Keep sawing.”

Butler Community College president Jackie Vietti to Wichita City Council member Lavonta Williams as they struggled to use a serrated knife to cut the grand opening ribbon for the school’s new Hospitality and Culinary Arts Center

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“For the record, Ms. Miller does not have cooties.”

Wichita City Council member Pete Meitzner, joking about the vacant seats between himself and Janet Miller, who is acting mayor while Mayor Carl Brewer and Vice Mayor Lavonta Williams are out of the country on an economic development trip