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Thayer receives grant

Thursday, October 5, 2006

THAYER -- Thayer was one of 30 Missouri communities that recently received economic impact grants.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns announced last week that Thayer received $10,300 for a new police car and an additional $9,000 for safety equipment for existing police cars.

Nationwide communities received over $16 million in grants that will be used to improve public safety, health care and educational services.

In Missouri communities received $788,981 to fund 30 projects.

Greg Branum, Missouri state director for USDA Rural Development, said, "Missouri is very fortunate to receive $788,943 in funds to assist communities in funding emergency vehicles, rescue equipment, emergency warning systems and new renovated justice centers," he said.

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