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Before approving the superintendent’s recommended $159.7 million budget for fiscal year 2015 by a 4-1 vote, the Warwick School Committee made several amendments to the budget, increasing the request by an approximate $900,000.

The superintendent’s recommended budget initially called for $1.1 million from the city, but with the added amendments, the request increases to an approximate $2 million.

Additions to the budget included: … more

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