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USM Gets $1.3 Million Grant

The University of Southern Mississippi has received a $1.3 million federal grant.

Congressman Gene Taylor announced the grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday.

The award is part of the NOAA's sea grant support program. It will be used for projects involving oyster genetics, anti-cancer agents, seafood production, coastal ecosystem health and education.

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