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Food Stamp Cuts

Food banks digesting food stamp cuts

Leaders of food banks serving Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area are reporting more people lining up since the 2009 boost in food stamps expired this month.

November 28, 2013 8:00 pm

Percentage misstated

A story in Sunday's editions on food stamp cuts should have stated the Greater Chicago Food Depository has seen a 70 percent increase in the number of individuals served at food pantries since 2008.

November 04, 2013 11:12 am

Food stamp boost from 2009 stimulus bill expires

With Friday's expiration of a 2009 boost in food stamp funding, the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana expects longer food lines just as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches.

November 02, 2013 10:00 pm
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