The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

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November 11, 2013

How much food will SNAP cuts cost families?

As of Nov. 1, 2013, maximum food stamp benefits for a household of four decreased by $36 from $668 per month to $632 per month. Food prices vary across the country, but how much food can be bought with $36 in the middle of America? We went shopping in Joplin, Mo., to find out.

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