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Feds investigating major Florida Obama supporter



Sanchez TAMPA — Authorities are investigating how a local nonprofit organization and a now-defunct steel company spent $700,000 in federal grant money. The investigation comes as the Obama administration considers Frank Sanchez, a former member of the nonprofit's board and past president of the steel company, for a high-level position.

Kenneth Wolfe, a spokesman for the Health and Human Services Department, said the agency is "investigating allegations that the funds were misused."

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[Last modified: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 3:20pm]


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