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Food stamp use soars in Mass.

Fastest-growing program in nation

By Jonnelle Marte
Globe Correspondent / July 23, 2008

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Massachusetts, which earlier this decade had the lowest percentage of eligible residents using food stamps, now has the fastest-growing food-stamp program in the country, a dramatic turnaround that state officials attribute to soaring food prices and a simplified application process. (Full article: 796 words)

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