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Defeat of budget cuts raises hopes

New England legislators hope for funds rescue

By Alan Wirzbicki
Globe Correspondent / November 20, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- The unexpected defeat in Congress of a package of healthcare and education cuts last week has given New England lawmakers a glimmer of hope that they will be able to salvage more federal funding for teacher training, drug research, and special-education programs. The region had been scheduled for a number of cutbacks or elimination next year. (Full article: 668 words)

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