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VA grants to aid homeless veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it has awarded $5.2 million in homeless prevention grants to six Maryland-based nonprofit organizations.

The grants are intended to help 925 homeless and at-risk veterans in the state with outreach, case management and assistance obtaining VA benefits.

Surveys indicate there about 300 homeless veterans in Baltimore. The number has remained steady since at least 2009.

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