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September 6, 2012

DART puts out welcome mat for refugees

A program begun earlier this year giving refugees living in the Des Moines area reduced bus fares is gaining attention and praise.

Lavinia Limon, president of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, a nonprofit, was in Des Moines on Wednesday to present a certificate of appreciation to the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority.

DesMoinesRegister article