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ME nonprofit will receive $500,000 government grant to support jobs program for inmates transitioning after release from prison.

"The Federal Department of Labor is giving a Maine nonprofit group $500,000 to create a job center at Cumberland County Jail. The money will go to Coastal Counties Workforce Inc. to establish an American Job Center at the jail to help soon-to-be-released inmates find employment. Officials say the program is expected to serve 100 inmates over two years." --Associated Press via WCSH6.com

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