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Record budget cuts are on the way
Local governments are facing major revenue losses due to lower tax receipts

Tim Rudell
Canton's Central Plaza includes both the Stark County Court House, and the County Office complex
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Some Northeast Ohio communities will cut police protection in the New Year. It will take longer to get inspections and hearings, too, and to register a birth, a death, or a deed.    WKSU’s Tim Rudell reports on how the cuts that are affecting so many townships, cities and counties are playing out in one of the hardest hit.

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Rick Flory is the budget maager in Stark County's Commissioners' office.  It is he and his staff who actually gather the budget data and assemble numbers for each year's planning
Mike Hanke has been the administrator for Stark County's Commissioners since 2007.
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