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Automation Alley getting $5 million for training

DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. Department of Labor is expected to award $5 million for a technical talent development program at Michigan's Automation Alley.

Michigan Democratic Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow on Thursday announced the funding. They say the money will be used to train workers in fields such as software development, database administration, and computer specialization.

The funding is part of the Department of Labor's Technical Skills Training Program.

Automation Alley is a technology business association. It covers Detroit as well as Genesee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Online:

http://www.automationalley.com/

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