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OR Gets $689K Grant For Higher Education

(Salem, OR)  --  Oregon is getting a nearly 690-thousand-dollar grant to help minorities get their college degrees.  OregonLive reports that the Lumina Foundation provided the money yesterday to help increase graduation rates among African-Americans, Latinos and Native Americans.  The state will use the funds to find adults who have dropped out of college and urge them to enroll again. 

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