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New computer lab helps adults earn diplomas, conducts cancer research

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A new computer lab at the Nia Center on West Broadway has two purposes -- helping adults earn high school diplomas and medical research focused on fighting cancer.

The lab has 23 Apple computers which people will use for career counseling and getting ready to take their GED.  JPCS also provides programs to aid in job searches.  "The new Nia Center computer lab will give clients tools and resources that allow them to expand their searches and readiness for training and employment through various workshops," said JCPS Superintendent Donna Hargens. 

The same computer lab will provide supercomputing power for U of L's Brown Cancer Center, joining other computers statewide.

Mayor Greg Fischer said, "Now students can learn in a state-of-the-art environment that is literally trying to cure cancer."

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