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Budget plans on hold while salaries negotiated

After presenting an initial budget proposal to board members earlier this month, Carson City School District Superintendent Richard Stokes said he will ask tonight for more time to finalize plans.

"I would like to have enough time to make sure the decisions that are made are in the best interest of the school district," he said. "I would hate to see us do something that would have to be undone."

Facing a $5.5 million shortfall, the school district is looking at drastic cuts for the upcoming year, including staff layoffs and increased class sizes.

However, Stokes said, district officials have …

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