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State: No fluoride referendum available in Oliver Springs

Source: Knoxville News Sentinel | July 12th, 2014 | By Bob Fowler

For nearly two years, officials of this small town have been under the assumption they could have a referendum asking residents whether they want to continue to have fluoride in their drinking water.

But when they asked Roane County election officials to put the question on the November ballot, they were conveyed a surprising answer from the state: Such a vote can?t be conducted.

… The mayor said he’s waiting for final word from the state on the matter…

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See 2012 article, Oliver Springs fluoride debate put on ballot