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Clyburn announcing new AmeriCorps grants for South Carolina

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - U.S. Rep. James Clyburn is scheduled to announce new AmeriCorps grants for South Carolina.

The 6th District Democrat is being joined by Wendy Spencer, the CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, on a conference call from Washington with reporters on Friday. The corporation is the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps.

In the past 20 years, more than 900,000 people have participated in the AmeriCorps program. They have provided more than 1 billion hours of service nationwide.

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