In this 2005 file photo, volunteers for the Jackson County COMBAT anti-violence campaign lined up to pick up signs outside the Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church at 2310 Linwood Blvd. before standing at intersections on Prospect Avenue with signs asking drivers to report criminal activity to police. First passed in 1989, the anti-drug and violence prevention COMBAT sales tax ON Tuesday was extended for another nine years.
In this 2005 file photo, volunteers for the Jackson County COMBAT anti-violence campaign lined up to pick up signs outside the Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church at 2310 Linwood Blvd. before standing at intersections on Prospect Avenue with signs asking drivers to report criminal activity to police. First passed in 1989, the anti-drug and violence prevention COMBAT sales tax ON Tuesday was extended for another nine years. File photo by David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com
In this 2005 file photo, volunteers for the Jackson County COMBAT anti-violence campaign lined up to pick up signs outside the Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church at 2310 Linwood Blvd. before standing at intersections on Prospect Avenue with signs asking drivers to report criminal activity to police. First passed in 1989, the anti-drug and violence prevention COMBAT sales tax ON Tuesday was extended for another nine years. File photo by David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com

Voters in metro Missouri counties approve sales and property tax measures

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