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White House: budget cuts will hit OH education, defense workers

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The White House says Ohio's schools and defense industry would see reduced funding if automatic cuts to the federal budget take effect this week.

The Obama administration says numbers compiled from federal agencies and its own budget office cover only cuts from March to September.

Some states may be able to move money around to deal with the cuts.

The White House says Ohio would lose $25 million for primary and secondary education funding. It also would lose $22 million for education programs for children with disabilities.

It also says about 26,000 civilian defense department employees would be furloughed and that there would be less money for early education services and programs that pay for meals for seniors.

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