Dave Pratt No Longer Behind the Mic -- But He is Behind on Property Tax
Dave Pratt, former "Morning Mayor" of KUPD (97.9 FM), has "parted ways" with the country music station that employed him for five years.
Judging from Pratt's property tax statement, it may have been a bad time to lose his job.
The legendary local DJ missed a deadline last month to pay more than $11,000 in property tax, incurring about $300 in interest fees. His Paradise Valley home, assessed at nearly $5 million, costs Pratt a hefty $23,000 a year these days in property tax.
If Pratt's lucky, he'll sell enough copies of his new autobiography, Behind the Mic: 30 Years in Radio, to save the family farm.
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