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[10 Aug 2010 | 5 Comments | 10,325 views]
The Saline County Fairplex and why it failed

At long last, the Saline County Fairplex issue is (probably) dead.
Today was the day set aside for the special election that would determine whether the facility was built. Saline County voters overwhelmingly defeated the proposal — 10,314 (75 percent) were against it while 3,450 (25 percent) were for it.
In short, voters were asked to approve $55 million in bonds to pay for the facility and a 1 percent sales tax that was to sunset at the end of 2017. For those wanting to look at the exact details of what …