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By Mount Vernon News
May 16, 2013 10:24 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Automatic federal spending cuts went into effect this year as part the Budget Control Act which President Barack Obama signed into law in August 2011. Among the $85 billion cuts for 2013, Head Start programs across the country, including Knox County Head Start, are responding to the cuts.


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Knox County Head Start Executive Director Peg Tazewell explained the impact on their program, including the elimination of three to five positions next year.





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