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North East funding news gives hope for 6,000 more jobs

10 April 2014 Last updated at 16:13 BST

The North East has got more money than any other part of England in the latest round of the government's Regional Growth Fund.

Eleven companies in the region have been promised a share of £57m. There are claims that up to 6,000 jobs will be created.

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