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Q: How much did it cost to hire a new police chief and who paid for it?

A: The Town of Payson paid for the process of hiring a new police chief. It cost approximately $3,600, which includes advertising and mailing costs, providing overnight accommodations, and a meet-and-greet session with food, said Town Manager Fred Carpenter.

Q: June has two full moons. Isn't that unusual?

A: A full moon on June 30 will be the second full moon of the month, called a blue moon. A month with two full moons occurs on average once every 2.72 years, due to variations between the solar and lunar calendars, according to Wikipedia.org.

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