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School Renovation Money Awarded; Efforts To Fix South Charleston Mold Problems Not Funded

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Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Dec. 10, 2013 9:04 AM EST
Updated: Dec. 10, 2013 12:41 PM EST

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Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia

The West Virginia School Building Authority has awarded more than $4 million for school renovation projects in nine counties.

The Charleston Gazette reported that the SBA approved grants on Monday for projects in Grant, Harrison, Marshall, Mason, Mercer, Monroe, Morgan, Raleigh and Ritchie counties.

The newspaper also reported that Kanawha County school officials’ efforts to obtain money to resolve issues with mold at South Charleston Middle School were unsuccessful.

Meanwhile, the SBA also awarded more than $2 million to seven projects that are regional or statewide in scope. The funding includes $234,950 awarded to the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind for a new roof, gutter replacement and other renovations.

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