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Published: Tuesday, 5/24/2005

Van Buren Local levy officially fails by 1 vote

FINDLAY A new tax for the Van Buren Local Schools that passed by one vote and then failed by one vote has officially failed.

A recount conducted yesterday by the Hancock County Board of Elections confirmed the vote tally, 892 to 891.

The three-year, 5.5-mill operating levy will reappear on the Aug. 2 ballot.

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