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Rochester city council approves increase in lodging tax

ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -- The Rochester City Council approved an increase in the city's lodging tax on Monday night.

The tax was raised from 4 percent to 7 percent.

The new tax revenue will be used for improvements to the Mayo Civic Center.

The tax increase was approved by the state government during the 2013 legislative session.

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