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OverviewIn this Sunday Edition, Salt Lake County's mayor calling for a property tax increase. We'll hear both sides of the issue. Plus, KSL received a lot of response to a story done on a woman battling severe Anorexia. We'll discuss the illness with her father and an expert on treating eating disorders all in this Sunday Edition.
Outgoing mayor Peter Corroon has presented his final budget and the picture is dire for county libraries, senior centers and law enforcement. So he's asking the council to support a 17.5 percent property tax increase. The tax increase would cost the average homeowner $64 a year and would raise $30.9 million for the county. Richard Piatt discussed the issue with Mayor Corroon and Royce Van Tassell with the Utah Tax Payer's Association.
Eating disorders are rising at an alarming rate — 20 percent every five years. They can affect women and men at any age. We took an in-depth look at Anorexia through the perspective of a woman who has battled eating disorders for most of her life. We also spoke to her father and a counselor about the challenges families face when fighting an eating disorder.
At the top of the show we discussed a proposed property tax increase for Salt Lake County. Doug Wright offers his opinion on the issue.