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Detroit Lakes looks at 5 percent levy hike

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Detroit Lakes city officials are looking to cut the percentage of levy increases for 2007. And they did just that Tuesday morning.

While it started out at a 34 percent levy increase, the budget committee worked numbers down to roughly 14 percent last week, and whittled the increase down further to 5.2 percent on Tuesday. It was working toward 5 percent, as the mayor had requested.

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A few of the items taken out or changed from the proposed budget include:

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