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Saturday, August 17, 2013
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Local food pantry helps alarming number of people this summer

The number of Americans applying for food stamps has proven to be a fairly reliable economic indicator, with numbers soaring to record heights during the Great Recession. The index measuring initial unemployment claims reacted the same way, as did overall unemployment in this country. Now the politicians and talking heads tell us our national economy is in recovery, but what of our local econom...

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