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Nogales receives $2M grant for downtown renovation

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By Austin Counts / Nogales International

NOGALES, AZ - U.S. housing officials have awarded the largest competitive grant Nogales Community Development has ever received to help it begin renovating a historic downtown Nogales property.

Mercedes Marquez, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), announced at a ceremony Thursday on Morley Avenue that Nogales Community Development (NCD) would be receiving a $2-million Rural Innovation Fund Comprehensive Grant to renovate the Foxworth-Galbraith Building at 250 N. Grand Ave.

She said the grant shows the commitment the federal government has to the region.

Read more on the Nogales International's Web site at: http://www.nogalesinternational.com/articles/2011/08/27/news/doc4e57b8746a850273970597.txt

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