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More Nevadans On Food Stamps

With the record high unemployment and the highest number of foreclosures in the nation, Nevadans are suffering when it comes to essential items, like food. According to the Nevada News Bureau, Nevada saw 27 percent growth in the number of residents receiving food stamps last year, that makes Nevada the second highest in the nation. The United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services says that 322,950 Nevadans are using food stamps and between Nov. 2009 and Nov. 2010, 69,000 more Nevadans signed up to receive food stamps.


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