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The investment will support local strategies to spur business and job growth in West Virginia, including in Opportunity Zones. 


https://businessfacilities.com/2020/08/u-s-department-of-commerce-invests-10-1m-in-west-virginia/
The investment will support local strategies to spur business and job growth in West Virginia, including in Opportunity Zones. 

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Latest: U.S. Department Of Commerce Invests $10.1M In West Virginia - The investment will support local strategies to spur business and job growth in West Virginia, including in Opportunity Zones. 

U.S. Department Of Commerce Invests $10.1M In West Virginia

The investment will support local strategies to spur business and job growth in West Virginia, including in Opportunity Zones. 

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