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Madison nets $150,000, but fails to capture top prize in 'America's Best Community' competition

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Madison, Indiana, didn't win the top prize, but the community will still get $150,000.

The city was one of the finalists competing for the national "America's Best Community" award. The competition lasted for three years, with communities advancing by creating growth and revitalization plans for their respective cities. 

From a pool of 350 communities, Madison was just one of eight teams to make it to the final round. 

Huntington, West Virginia, was the grand prize winner, netting $3 million. The announcement was made Wednesday night.

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