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Sales tax issues to undergo review

The Petersburg Borough is forming a new sales tax review committee. The group will take a closer look at the sales tax rate, the many sales tax exemptions in town and tax-free-days. That last issue has generated some debate at recent local meetings and it prompted the borough assembly to call for the new committee this week. Matt Lichtenstein reports:
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Carol Kandoll sits next to a Quilt of Valor at the quilt show in the Petersburg High School lobby, Oct. 22. Photo/Angela Denning
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Pink salmon spawn in a creek near Petersburg. (KFSK file photo)
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