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Super Tuesday pork

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February 1, 2008

A small sampling of federal money recently sought by lawmakers for projects in states holding presidential nominating contests Tuesday.

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Alabama

-- $136,000 to the Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis for equipment and facilities.

-- $195,000 to the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind in Talladega for an interpreter training program.

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Alaska

-- $146,000 to Alaska Addictions Rehabilitation Services Inc. in Wasilla for equipment and facilities.

-- $487,000 to the Galena City School District for a boarding school for low performing native students from remote villages across Western Alaska.

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Arizona

-- $390,000 to Chiricahua Community Health Centers Inc., for equipment and facilities for a community health center in Bisbee, and a medical and dental clinic in Douglas.

-- $146,000 to Apache County Schools in St. Johns for a teacher training initiative.

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Arkansas

-- $73,000 to the Baptist Health Medical Center -- Heber Springs for equipment and facilities.

-- $679,150 to the Criminal Justice Institute of Little Rock for a law enforcement education and training program.

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California

-- $341,000 to Adventist Health of Roseville for expansions to the clinical information system, including new equipment.

-- $438,000 to the Monterey County Probation Department in Salinas for the Silver Star gang prevention and intervention program.

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Colorado

-- $312,000 for Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville for health information systems.

-- $123,000 to Metropolitan State College in Denver for training and equipment.

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Connecticut

-- $292,000 to the Connecticut Hospice Inc. in Branford for health information systems.

-- $487,000 to the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to support multidisciplinary intervention programs for families and children exposed to violence and trauma.

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Delaware

-- $414,000 to Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington for construction, renovation and equipment.

-- $390,000 to the Delaware Education Department for the Starting Stronger Early Learning initiative.

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Georgia

-- $48,000 to Community Health Works in Forsyth for rural health care outreach.

-- $146,000 to West Central Technical College in Waco for equipment.

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Idaho

-- $243,000 to the Franklin County Medical Center in Preston for construction, renovation and equipment.

-- $292,000 to the Lee Pesky Learning Center in Boise to provide educational materials for literacy programs.

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Illinois

-- $146,000 to Bureau County Health Clinic in Princeton to expand rural health services, including new equipment.

-- $195,000 to Poder Learning Center in Chicago for immigrant neighborhood job development and education.

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Kansas

-- $292,000 to the Atchison Hospital Association for renovation and equipment.

-- $312,000 to Kansas City Community College for work force training and placement in the retail and hospitality industries.

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Massachusetts

-- $235,000 for a weather buoy for Nantucket Sound.

-- $204,000 for program development and educational equipment for Barnstable youth and community center.

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Minnesota

-- $487,000 to Minnesota Humanities Commission in St. Paul to implement curricula and classroom resources on Native Americans.

-- $243,000 to Bemidji State University for a nurse training program.

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Missouri

-- $341,000 to Central Methodist University in Fayette for science, math, engineering and technology teacher training program.

-- $412,000 to Boys and Girls Town of Missouri in St. James to expand services to abused and neglected children.

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Montana

-- $273,000 to the Community Medical Center in Missoula for construction, renovation and equipment.

-- $487,000 to Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls for equipment and facilities.

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New Jersey

-- $487,000 to the Bayonne Medical Center for health information technology.

-- $624,000 to Rutgers University Law School in Camden for student scholarships and loan repayment, internships and public interest programming.

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New Mexico

-- $82,000 to the Indian Health Center in Albuquerque for equipment and renovations.

-- $48,000 to ChildSight New Mexico in Gallup for a children's vision screening and eyeglass program.

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New York

-- $243,000 to A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta for equipment and facilities.

-- $243,000 to the Onondaga County Public Library in Syracuse for technology upgrades.

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North Dakota

-- $409,000 to Minot State University in Minot to monitor and treat those with autism spectrum disorder in rural areas with limited access to health professionals.

-- $390,000 to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Fort Yates for a methamphetamine prevention program.

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Oklahoma

-- $97,000 to Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton for health information systems and pharmacy technology programs.

-- $195,000 to Tulsa public schools for programming for students at risk of dropping out, including curriculum development.

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Tennessee

-- $146,000 to Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville for equipment.

-- $4,875,000 to the University of Tennessee in Knoxville for the Baker Center for Public Policy.

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Utah

-- $48,000 to Beaver Valley Hospital for equipment and renovation.

-- $48,000 to Ogden city schools to enhance the aerospace, math and science curriculum.

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West Virginia

-- $121,000 to Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi for equipment and facilities for the nursing program.

-- $97,000 to the Augusta Levy Learning Center in Wheeling for services to autistic children.

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