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School levy in Mercer County passes

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(WVVA) Voters in Mercer County approve the school levy by a 64 percent to 36 percent margin. 

According to School Superintendent Deborah Akers, the levy supports textbooks, technology, classroom supplies, extracurricular activities, transportation and school safety.

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People opposed to the levy claimed voting against it will decrease property taxes by 40 percent, but West Virginia Education Association President Dale Lee says he believes that number was exaggerated.



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