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On May 1, two local agencies -- Coalition for Compassion and Justice and U.S. VETS -- intend to launch a new job creation program, Workers Progress Agency (WPA), one inspired by a program with a similar acronym started in the late 1930s by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to give unskilled workers a chance at employment.

On May 1, two local agencies -- Coalition for Compassion and Justice and U.S. VETS -- intend to launch a new job creation program, Workers Progress Agency (WPA), one inspired by a program with a similar acronym started in the late 1930s by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to give unskilled workers a chance at employment.

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