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April 26. 2013 1:51PM

Selectmen concerned UNH may be shorting scholarship fund

Back in 2005, according to an article in the Sun Journal newspaper in Maine, university trustees agreed to pay back thousands of dollars to the scholarship fund. University trustees at the time admitted that the Fund was not being managed according to Lord's wishes and agreed to pay back about $80,000 to the fund.



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