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A job training center in Armstrong County, an economic development group and a Pittsburgh health system were awarded $2.7 million in federal grants helping coal-impacted communities.

Pennsylvania received $15 million in grants and had the most grant awards of any state, covering 15 projects, for the federal program Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization.

“These 15 project awardees are focused on improving the way of life for individuals in the Appalachian Region — bringing new economic opportunities, preparing a skilled workforce, investing in broadband and other critical infrastructure, and advancing community and economic

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