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Los Angeles County voters will have a chance in November to extend  Measure R , the half-percent sales tax approved overwhelmingly in 2008.

County Supervisors Vote on Measure R Extension

Los Angeles County voters will have a chance in November to extend Measure R , the half-percent sales tax approved overwhelmingly in 2008.

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