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April 16, 2014

Beaufort lab gets more political support

Efforts to save the federal ocean research lab near Beaufort appear to be gaining traction. On Tuesday, Sen. Kay Hagan’s office released a letter Hagan wrote to Senate Appropriations Committee members urging them to reject the Obama administration’s proposal to close the federal ocean research lab near Beaufort. Her letter follows a similar effort in the House by Reps. Walter Jones and Mike McIntyre.

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