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Minnesota, feds increase dollars for college grants


ST. PAUL -- College students facing rising tuition when they head to campus next fall have at least some good financial news -- state and federal governments are increasing grant programs.

Up to 9,000 more Minnesota students from low- and middle-income families may receive grants and many of the 83,000 existing grant recipients could get more money.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.