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Co-Lin asks county for more money

ADAMS COUNTY — Copiah-Lincoln Community College has asked Adams County for more money.

Co-Lin received $79,395 in 2009-1010 from Adams County.

The Natchez Democrat reports that Co-Lin president Ronald Nettles asked supervisors for an $8,000 increase.

Nettles says the increase is needed because federal stimulus funds will not make up for reduction in state support of about $1.6 million.

He says tuition this fall will increase to $1,025 a semester, up from $900.

Co-Lin also receives funding from Lincoln, Simpson, Copiah, Jefferson, Lawrence and Franklin counties.

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