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Budget Cut Slashes Brockton Group

Economists will gather at the State House again next Monday to advise lawmakers on the Patrick Administration's revised spending plan.

The hearing is set against a backdrop of budget cuts that have left Massachusetts agencies and organizations reeling this week.

A substance abuse outreach program in Brockton, called Learn to Cope , is now trying to figure out how it will survive, after having its funding slashed by 75 percent. That story now, from WBUR's Meghna Chakrabarti.

This program aired on October 17, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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Meghna Chakrabarti is the host of On Point.

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