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Malden airport awarded funds for hanger renovation

MALDEN, MO (KFVS) -

US Agriculture Secy. Tom Vilsack announced Thursday that the City of Malden has been awarded a rural enterprise grant to renovate its airport hanger.

The City was awarded the grant from the USDA for $110,170 in an effort to promote job creation and business development, according to Ag. Secy. Tom Vilsack.

"The Obama Administration and USDA are committed to helping rural small businesses grow, and to providing the technical support needed to spark sustainable job creation," Vilsack said.  "The funds being provided today will foster an environment to create jobs in every part of the country."

In all, 69 awards totaling more than $14.7 million were announced to promote economic development in 40 states and Puerto Rico.

For a complete listing of awards visit the USDAs rural development website.

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