Grand Forks residents overwhelmingly approve sales tax hike

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Grand Forks residents have overwhelming approved a sales tax increase.

WDAZ-TV reports that unofficial results from Tuesday's election show more than 5,000 people voted, and nearly three-fourths of them favored an increase.

The city sales tax will go from 1.75 percent to 2.25 percent. The additional money will help fund water and road projects.

Information from: WDAZ-TV, http://wdaz.com

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