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School district approves tax bump

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By Molly Haines

Citing a reduction in funds due to the federal sequestration, the Owen County Board of Education has voted to raise its tax rate.
The board voted unanimously to take a 4-percent increase which will amount to an additional $19 per $100,000 of assessed property.
A public hearing was held Thursday to discuss a possible rate increase with only one member of the community in attendance.


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