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Morning Spin: Vote to repeal pop tax expected today

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Opponents of the controversial Cook County soda pop tax continued Monday to press more commissioners to repeal it, even as a planned vote Tuesday to undo the tax already appeared likely to go their way.

Canvassers backed by the beverage industry took to the districts of DemocratsEdward Moody of Chicago Ridge and Deborah Sims of Chicago to ask residents to urge their commissioners to repeal the tax. Both voted for the penny-an-ounce tax on sugar- and artificially sweetened beverages last November.

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