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Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 2:30 pm | Updated: 6:46 pm, Wed Jul 24, 2013.

SARASOTA, FL.---- After 3 years without a raise teachers across the state get ready for a salary increase.  The measure is a mandate that was approved by state legislators last session.  

According to school board officials those raises will be funded by property taxes.  For Sarasota county it means a mileage rate increase of .154% for a total rate of 4.722%. Manatee county residents will see an increase of .03% making their mileage 5.34%.  Coming up at 6 we explore what this increase will mean for you.

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