Cleveland, Tenn., officials review federal grants

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CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- City officials are taking stock of federal grants and considering what the impact would be if federal officials shrink them.

Michael Keith, city director of finance, prepared a report for Monday's Cleveland City Council meeting.

His first list, totaling nearly $600,000, is of grants "the city has traditionally received" annually, Keith wrote. They include $200,000 for the Metropolitan Planning Organization, $364,000 for a Community Development Block Grant, and $35,000 for a Police Justice Assistance Grant. The latest Police JAG grant, for $35,000, was announced Monday, to be used for video cameras in patrol cars.

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