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Voters in the Indian River School District are set to go to the polls today to decide a $7.3 million referendum.

If approved it would raise property taxes by more than $95 a year and would providing funding for school security, technology and hiring among other needs.

But the vote comes just as a state audit found that there had been mismanagement of school funds over seen by the former CFO Patrick Miller.

WBOC reports that the audit said the district did not have adequate safeguards to control and detect financial improprieties.

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Senior citizens in Maryland are increasingly becoming victims of financial crime that include includes members of their own family.

That’s according to the AARP.

Maryland News Connection reporter Allison Burns has the story.