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State’s cancer-fighting agency funded projects of Perry campaign contributor

"A month after Texas voters approved a 10-year, $3 billion program to fight cancer, a Dallas businessman and several of his associates began to pour tens of thousands of dollars into the campaign funds of Gov. Rick Perry and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst. Millions from a new state agency would flow to two firms founded by that businessman, David Shanahan, The Dallas Morning News reported Sunday. The $13 million in awards would come on top of more than $8 million Shanahan’s firms had received from funds controlled by Perry’s office: Texas Enterprise Fund, a little-known fund to assist communities with military bases, and the state’s Emerging Technology Fund."

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