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January 23, 2012 12:00 AM

Solution to encroachment drawing near

WARNER ROBINS -- A vote by the General Assembly and another by Houston County residents is all that stands in the way of essentially resolving an issue that has loomed for 20 years. On March 6, Houston County voters will decide a referendum to extend the 1-percent special purpose local option sales tax, which includes $7 million to buy up homes north of Robins Air Force Base in an area considered at risk for crashes and high noise.

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