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O ne of the most discussed topics as of late has been that related to having a petition to have liquor sales on the ballot this coming November.
There have been accusations that getting signatures certified at the last minute was a ploy to defeat the initiative.
On Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 28, it appeared that the petition to get alcohol sales on the November ballot was not going to happen. By Thursday, Aug. 30, things turned around when 1,608 signatures had been gathered for consideration.
T his week’s paper features a story about how our public school students are faring based on statewide testing. Though numbers dropped a bit in a couple of areas, the good news is some really big improvements over last year’s test scores.
I t is budget time again for governmental agencies, but just because an agency or department needs or wants something doesn’t mean they will always get what they request.