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October 30, 2013 10:35 PM

Tough battle for tax to fix Missouri roads

Supporters of a penny sales tax hike, stiffed by the legislature, now aim to put the question on the statewide ballot themselves. If they succeed, voters will decide in November 2014 whether to increase the sales tax for the next 10 years to rebuild a 200-mile stretch of Interstate 70 and fix hundreds of bridges, off-ramps and smaller highways.

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