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Maine groups get grants to fight hunger

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Two Maine organizations are getting $325,000 in federal grants to help the disadvantaged fight hunger. The two grants in Maine are among 27 totaling $4.8 million awarded nationwide by the US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Cultivating Community, a nonprofit agency in Portland that promotes community development through agriculture training programs, will receive $300,000, while the Good Shepherd Food Bank in Auburn is getting $25,000. (AP)

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