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Newport mayor deems water tasty at new plant

Modified: Tuesday, Nov 6th, 2012

It was bottoms-up for Mayor Mark McConnell, who tasted the crystal-clear product of Newport’s state-of-the-art water treatment plant during a grand opening Monday. City Manager Jim Voetberg, left, and Public Works Director Tim Gross stood by to make sure the mayor didn’t over-hydrate. (Photo by Rick Beasley)

NEWPORT – Hoisting a celebratory cup of water and a pair of scissors, Newport Mayor Mark McConnell cut the grand-opening ribbon Monday at the city’s new $15-million water treatment plant.

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