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City outlines use of federal HUD funds, approves NCDOT project to create U-turn bulb near Morlan Park Road – Salisbury Post

By Natalie Andersonnatalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members on Tuesday received a presentation about the use of federal funds and approved a North Carolina Department of Transportation project to install a u-turn bulb near Morlan Park Road. City Planner Candace Edwards presented a draft of the fiscal year 2021-22 action plan for use of annual U.S. …

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Middletown among CT towns getting $13 million in federal vaccine equity funds

MIDDLETOWN — The city of Middletown is one of 27 municipalities in Connecticut being awarded grant funding to increase vaccine equity. In total, the city will be receiving $115,519 to “ensure vaccinations are conducted in an equitable manner to communities of color, vulnerable populations, those with limited English proficiency, and those living at the margins …

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What the Marshall Liberal Government is doing to address domestic and family violence

04/05/2021 | Vickie Chapman MP | Michelle Lensink MLC | Carolyn Power MP | Better Services Tackling the insidious scourge of domestic, family and sexual violence is a Marshall Liberal Government priority. We’re doing more than ever before to support and protect at-risk women and children. This includes legislative and policy reform as well as …

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East Savannah schools to benefit from federal STEAM grant launch

Three east Savannah schools are the beneficiaries of a five-year $14.9 million grant to establish and enhance science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) programs. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Education Magnet School Assistance program and will help the district launch and maintain STEAM programs at A.B. Williams Elementary, Hubert Middle and …

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How colleges can best use government funding from the American Rescue Plan (opinion)

A year into COVID-19, college students are continuing to grapple with the aftershocks of a pandemic that hit hard among a segment of the population already struggling with food, housing and income insecurity. A recent Course Hero survey of more than 11,000 learners found that more than one-quarter of all students reported experiencing job loss …

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New funding to curb wildfires pushed in Congress, as another fire season looms | Politics

It added to the significant toll of wildfires over the past 15 years. Since NIFC started its modern record-keeping of wildfires in 1983, there have been 10 years when 8 million acres or more burned. All of those records occurred since 2004. Riva Duncan, a retired fire staff officer for the Forest Service who now …

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Students successful in petition to cash-strapped UNR to continue funding coordinator position key to supporting immigrant students

As the daughter of immigrants who were displaced from El Salvador during the 12-year civil war that ended in 1992, being the first to attend college and graduate with a bachelor’s degree in 2015, and then earn a master’s degree, were big accomplishments for Jahahi Mazariego.  But her moment in the sun was clouded by …

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United Airlines To Receive Nearly $3bn In Government Support

United Airlines will receive $2.8 billion in payroll support under the third round of government funding. The funding will exclusively be used to cover payroll for the airline’s employees. This will also keep the airline from conducting involuntary furloughs or layoffs through September, at least. This is crucial for United as it targets a return …

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