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Listen: Newport Superintendent Defends Tax Increase Threatened with Repeal

A move by the Newport Board of Education to adopt the so-called "nickel tax" to fund millions of dollars worth of infrastructure projects across the district was met with an opposition that vows to take the issue to the ballot box for repeal.

Newport Independent School superintendent Kelly Middleton tells RCN's Michael Monks why he thinks that's a bad idea, in The River City News podcast: