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2008-07-30 12:01:01

By Michael Strand, The Salina Journal, Kan. Jul. 30--Two people did come to Tuesday's special meeting of the Salina School Board with questions about the proposed budget for the 2008-09 school year, and they appeared to be satisfied with the answers they got from district staff. The proposed budget includes a property tax increase of 3.6 mills, enough to add about $41 in taxes to a $100,000 home. Most of that increase is from a 2-mill increase in the district's capital outlay...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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