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Burt
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Posted - 11/03/2013 :  04:53:57 AM  Show Profile  REPLY

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BOSTON (CBS) The nearly 47-million Americans who rely on food stamps are now dealing with cuts. The 2009 stimulus program that boosted benefits is now over. One in seven people in Massachusetts receives food stamps, and until today, the maximum benefit for a family of four was $668 per month. Those benefits are being cut by about $36. Many people losing food money are expected to turn to food pantries for extra help. Those pantries are now gearing up for the increased demand, and hoping they can meet it...



http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/11/01/food-pantries-prepare-for-increased-demand/

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Burt
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Posted - 11/03/2013 :  04:54:41 AM  Show Profile  REPLY

Ken Wood, Easton Food Pantry, October 7, 2013:

http://www.eastonmass.com/forum/radio/clips/files/ken_wood_10112013.mp3

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