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Editorial: A good day for home rule

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If your community decides it doesn't want a big-box store or a trash-burning plant or a large housing development or a strip club, it has the power to create zoning and planning regulations that can prevent those activities from being located there. That's what local governments are for. That's why they exist. That's why voters in the Washington County village of Greenwich, for instance, just last week rejected a ballot proposal to dissolve the village ...


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