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Published March 14, 2010, 05:47 PM

Three Affiliated Tribes Get Funding To Help Combat Diabetes

North Dakota's congressional delegation says the Three Affiliated Tribes is getting more than $1.2 million in federal money to help combat diabetes on the Fort Berthold Reservation.

NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's congressional delegation

says the Three Affiliated Tribes is getting more than $1.2 million

in federal money to help combat diabetes on the Fort Berthold

Reservation.

Sens. Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad and Rep. Earl Pomeroy say the

grant funds are through the U.S. Department of Health and Human

Services.

The money will be used for a project that will focus on both

diabetes prevention and treatment.

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