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RICHMOND GETS ADDITIONAL GRANT FOR BLIGHT REMOVAL

(Richmond, IN)--It’s good news for the city of Richmond.  The city learned Thursday that it will receive another $1.3 million to help tear down and remove abandoned homes that have become eyesores and safety hazards.  Last year the city was awarded $2 million.  The additional amount means that 56 more unsightly properties can be cleaned up.  Hagerstown received $150,000.  Greens Fork is getting $68,000.