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State sends $830k to NW Fla. military bases
The state is sending $830,000 to Northwest Florida to help support our military bases.
Governor Rick Scott announced the annual grants Friday. Escambia County is getting $250,000. Santa Rosa County, $280,000 and Okaloosa $300,000.
Part of the money is earmarked to buy land around the bases to prevent encroachment. The rest is for community relations and economic development.