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Fund for fishermen hands out money for Christmas

4 years ago December 24, 2010 Dec 24, 2010 Friday, December 24 2010 Friday, December 24, 2010 6:34:24 AM EST in News
Source: AP

NEW ORLEANS- State officials say a fund set up for fishermen struggling since the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is handing out $500 checks to 250 fishermen for Christmas.

The friends of the fishermen fund was set up in July and has raised more than $127,000 through corporate and individual donors.

 

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