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Cutting food stamps cuts jobs, 5% took $52 mill per year from philly

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A 5% cut in food stamps on Nov 1 2013 will take $52 million out of Philadlphia's economy each year.  In Philadelphia 1 out of 3 residents receive food stamps.  Food stamps account for 25 to 35% of sales for grocers in Philadelphia's low income neighborhoods according to the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association. 

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