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Pending State Budget Cuts Could Hurt Student Meals

05/19/2017 at 7:51 | Posted by Blando
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Proposed cuts to the SNAP benefits could affect not only food stamps, but free and reduced lunch offerings to students statewide. In Onslow County, nearly 700 students are at risk. April Crenshaw-Taylor has eight kids of her own and uses both the free lunch program and food stamps to help make ends meet. Without them, "I definitely wouldn't be able to feed all of our children," the Jacksonville resident said.

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