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Misspelling on Wichita water tower gets corrected


August 6, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A spelling mistake on a water tower in Wichita that drew national attention and a lot of laughs has been corrected.

The water tower on Wichita State University campus carried the name Wichita Staty Universite" for a few hours on Friday before it was corrected.

Alan King, the city's public works and utilities director, said the incorrect words went up late Thursday as workers continued a project to add layers of protective paint to the tower.

The Wichita Eagle reports workers from an Ohio construction company contracted to do the work had individual templates for each...

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