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State officials this month awarded more than $38 million in grants to 20 nonprofits and local governments to battle childhood lead poisoning.

Part of a $180 million investment in identifying and removing lead-based hazards, the grants will help homeowners and landlords across New Jersey. Though banned for the last 45 years, lead paint remains a common threat to health and wellness, said Carletha Moore, the lead program manager for Greater Bergen Community Action Inc. "We checked four houses yesterday [Feb. 3]," she said. "All four had lead." CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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