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Aquarium gets nearly $400,000 for programs

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina Aquarium is getting nearly $400,000 in gifts and grants for education and conservation programs.

The aquarium said Monday it is getting $380,000 from the Samuel Freeman Charitable Trust of New York. The aquarium says it also is getting $10,000 from TD Bank's Charitable Foundation.

The $380,000 gift will be used for conservation and education programs.

The $10,000 grant will be used for a program to help children from across the state visit the aquarium for free.

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