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Missouri prosecutors, public defenders get loan help

Thursday, November 4, 2010 | 11:17 a.m. CDT; updated 4:22 p.m. CDT, Thursday, November 4, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri is helping 40 prosecutors and public defenders pay off their student loans.

The state Department of Public Safety split $169,000 among young attorneys who have agreed to work as prosecutors or public defenders for the next three years. Each attorney received between $2,600 and $7,700.

Twenty-nine prosecutors and 11 public defenders are getting the funds.

The loan assistance program is funded through a federal grant administered by the U.S. Department of Justice.

 


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