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Top Morning News 1.31.13


Chamber survey suggests continuing support from businesses for tax cuts; Wichita homeless count and services fair to be held Thursday; City and county announce survey to gage community priorities.

Chamber Survey Suggests Strong Support For Tax Cuts

Results from the 10th annual Kansas Chamber CEO Poll were release yesterday. The the Chamber uses the results to assist in developing its annual agenda.


Wichita To Hold Annual Homeless Count, Services Fair

A coalition of community groups in Wichita is holding a homeless count Thursday and hosting an event offering services for the city's homeless families.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Century II Expo Hall.

Volunteers will interview homeless people to count them and gather information. The volunteers will also offer services like haircuts, flu shots and dental screenings. They will distribute information about housing and benefits, as well as give away socks, hats and gloves.

The count will measure the size and scope of Wichita's homeless population in order to plan services and gauge progress in helping the homeless.

Community Survey Will Gauge Priorities, Your Willingness To Pay For Them

The City of Wichita and Sedgwick County Wednesday unveiled a new plan to help establish the communities priorities for public investments.