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Christmas packages head to troops overseas

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The Military Support Group of Alachua County compiled 90 care packages to send to overseas military last night. Local families with deployed friends or loved ones can submit addresses to the support group for their soldier to get a monthly present. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman spoke with President Pam Krueger about the Christmas boxes sent today from area post offices.

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