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Feds Commit Nearly $4 Million For MD's Dec. Storm

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Leaders of the Federal Emergency Management Agency say they have committed nearly $4 million to help Maryland recover from a December 2009 snowstorm.

Maryland Emergency Management Agency Director Richard Muth said Tuesday the FEMA funds will be used to support the rebuilding of Maryland's infrastructure after the Dec. 18-20 snowstorm. State and local governments as well as certain private nonprofit groups are eligible to apply for the $3,898,000 in public assistance funds.

Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Caroline, Cecil, Charles, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Queen Anne's and Talbot counties and Baltimore city have been designated for public assistance funding.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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