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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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