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Michael Jandreau

Lower Brule tribe to get $300K matching grant for popcorn business

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LOWER BRULE (AP) -- A South Dakota tribe will receive $300,000 in federal money to promote the sales of its popcorn as part of an attempt to boost the reservation's economy.

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told The Argus Leader that the money will go to a corporation of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to help overcome disadvantages its farm enterprise faces in the marketplace.

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