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Resource ID: #14226
Subject: Welfare
Source: Riverfront Times (St. Louis)
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Date: Nov. 26 - Dec. 2

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The chaos of welfare reform sends thousands to area food pantries, which struggle to meet the demand. Meanwhile, the Riverfront Times finds, the state of Missouri seeks to cut even closer to the bone. According to the Missouri Department of Social Services, thousands of people who received public aid in 1993 are no longer on the rolls. At the same time, St. Louis-area pantries are reporting unprecedented increases in the number of people seeking help.

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