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May 6, 2015

Local program at risk from federal cuts

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Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014 5:31 pm | Updated: 12:31 am, Tue Jun 3, 2014.

JACKSONVILLE — Diane Turner is a 67-year-old grandmother who favors the color purple, keeps a prayer list at her desk and worries that her job is in jeopardy because of a proposed federal spending cut.

“It breaks my heart,” said Turner, who helps coordinate the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, which places older volunteers in service roles around the county. “For me, it’s more than a job.”

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