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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Bentonville to schools: Drop dead

Posted By on Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 6:07 AM

Voters beat a millage increase in Bentonville to build badly needed new schools for the booming district. I can't help myself from noting that this is a region that -- in addition to being resolutely anti-tax -- is full of public leaders who want to give away school millages to build shopping centers and hotels. You could argue that this attitude gives the appearance the schools have money to burn. Others might argue that the football palace Bentonville built -- complete with jumbotron and a near-$100,000 coach -- sends a certain message, too.

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