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Expanded food stamp program may have short shelf life as hunger increases in Minnesota

For Mary Davis, a single parent who lives in Minnetonka, the food stamp program has protected her and her 12-year-old son Maurion from hunger…. But Davis, and hundreds of thousands of other Minnesotans, will have their benefits reduced – and some will lose them altogether – when a boost to the food stamp program in response to the pandemic comes to an end.

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