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Baltimoreans are getting taxed to death

Baltimore city residents will be paying a 9-percent tax on the bottle for alcoholic beverages ("Give us a break from City Hall's fee fever," June 13). That means a 30-pack of beer will cost $1.69 more than in Baltimore County after the distributor takes 5 cents a case! Thank you, mayor and City Council!

Joe Gordon, Baltimore

The writer is owner of Genie's Liquors.

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