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Sunday Edition: SL County property tax increase and anorexia

By Richard Piatt | Posted - Nov 18th, 2012 @ 9:00am



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Overview

In 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.

Segment 1

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.

Segment 2

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.

Segment 3

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.

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