Cincinnati Public Schools approves tax levy renewal

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CINCINNATI - Hamilton County residents approved the renewal of a levy for the Cincinnati Public School District on Election Day.

An 8.55 mill emergency operating levy that was set to expire at the end of 2013 was renewed by a 67%-33% margin with 99% of the precincts reporting.

This is a proposed five-year tax levy renewal that will raise $51.5 million per year for Cincinnati Public Schools' general operating costs.

Cincinnati taxpayers will not see an increase in their taxes as the approval was a renewal.

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