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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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