News in Brief (April 3)

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April 3, 2007

1:04 PM

**Muscarelle wants to raise $1 million**
According to William and Mary News, the Muscarelle Museum of Art is trying to raise $1 million for an endowment for special exhibitions. Members of its board of directors are pledging to donate 50 percent of the funds if supporters provide the other half.

p. __By Austin Wright__

p. **County makes up for public school budget shortage**
According to The Daily Press, James City County plans to keep tax rates steady for its citizens. However, the county’s budget then shows the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools’ budget falling short by $1.75 million.

p. In order to make up revenues, and unable to raise retail cigarette taxes, the County has been forced to raise rezoning fees, emergency medical services, traffic violations,etc.

p. __By Josh Barr__

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