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Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-N.D.) makes a point Tuesday afternoon during a roundrable discussion on the condition of the local economy at UND. Herald photo by John Stennes.

Pomeroy: Nutrition Lab funding secure

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Earl Pomeroy arrived at the Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center on Friday bearing money, food and bright prospects for the research facility's 98 employees.


U.S. Rep. Pomeroy, D-N.D., announced that the center has been approved for $10.5 million for the budget year by the congressional conference committee on agriculture spending. He celebrated by handing out red apples "because they're healthy and good to the core."

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