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Article updated: 11/14/2012 5:51 PM

DuPage forest officials clash over taxes

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The tax levy that supports operations of the DuPage County Forest Preserve is set to increase, over the objections of one forest commissioner. Linda Painter was the lone opponent of an operating tax levy of about $26 million, which is about $865,000 more than last year. "This is a tough economic time and I want to see people's taxes go down or stay flat," she said.
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