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Spending bill rejects Trump effort to gut water cleanups
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Congressional leaders are rejecting President Donald Trump's effort to kill or sharply cut funding of programs to protect and restore some of the nation's prized waters, such as the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay. A wide-ranging 2019 budget bill negotiated by top lawmakers would give the programs at least as much money as they're now receiving. Several would get even more.