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NH gov announces $151k in job training grants

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan says grants totaling more than $151,000 will be used to train 246 workers in new skills.

Hassan announced the new job training fund grants on Wednesday.

She says six companies matched the awards bringing the total funds to more than $302,000 for job training.

The money will be used to train workers at six companies.

They include Altronics Manufacturing, of Hudson; Substructure, Inc., and PixelMEDIA, Inc., both of Portsmouth; Hutchinson Sealing Systems, Inc., of Newfields; Alene Candles, LLC, of Milford and Associated Grocers of New England, Inc., of Pembroke.

The fund has awarded more than $5 million in grants since 2007, with employers contributing more than $8 million for the training of more than 16,800 New Hampshire workers.