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Valley View patrons pass millage increase

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Residents in the Valley View School District approved a 4.9 mill increase by a tally of 903 for and 795 against at the polls Tuesday.  

The additional property tax money will be used to pay for a new $21 million high school and gym.  School Superintendent Radius Baker said the current buildings are at or nearing capacity. 

Residents turned down the same proposal in September 2010.

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