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News - August 1, 2012

Voters asked to hike sales tax

by Sandy Brundage

It might be like making a speech to a hostile audience when the county writes its argument in support of a half-cent sales tax increase for the November ballot. After all, voters defeated two of three tax hikes in June, and very nearly killed the third, a tax on rental car businesses that passed by only 197 votes.

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