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Arts, tourism grants awarded to Georgia groups

Gov. Nathan Deal Gov. Nathan Deal
ATLANTA (WTOC) -

Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the state is awarding more than $178,000 in grants to 13 agencies promoting fine arts and tourism throughout the state.

The Augusta Canal Authority is among those receiving money. The Georgia Council for the Arts is distributing the funding as part of the state's tourism product development agreement program.

The program was designed to promote work being done in local communities to boost tourism and fine arts.

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