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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) More than $1.6 million is headed to Virginia to assist programs for the homeless.

The federal funding announced Wednesday by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan will support 10 projects around the state.

The funding is atop the nearly $19 million in renewed funding to 131 existing local programs.

Some of the recipients include two Richmond programs, receiving a total of $750,00; a Virginia Beach program, $118,087; and homeless shelters in Arlington, Fredericksburg, Front Royal, Portsmouth and Roanoke.

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