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Will higher sales tax in Lucas Co. drive shoppers away?
As Lucas County considers raising its 7 percent sales tax to 7.25 percent, some shoppers could be enticed across the county line — at least for big purchases. Wood County has maintained a 6.75 percent sales tax since 1987, ironically raising the tax that year by half a percentage point to pay for construction of a new jail.

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