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MARBLE FALLS — Raises for city employees could be a possibility — the first since 2010 — if projections from recent budget retreats for a brighter economic future hold true, officials say.

Rising sales taxes and the gradual quickening of the economy as the country emerges from a recession are adding to the optimism that Marble Falls could see a healthier budget in the coming fiscal year.