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Fulton budget tops $588 million

By John Schaffnereditor@reporternewspapers.netFulton County commissioners have approved a $588.7 million general fund budget for fiscal year 2010. The commissioners did not raise the tax millage and restored money needed to avoid a 4 percent salary reduction for county employees.The commission originally recommended a budget of $573 million, a drop from $602 million spent by the