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Charmaine Williams, 42, stocks shelves at the NorthPoint Food Shelf in Minneapolis. Williams is a volunteer at the food shelf. She receives food stamps, and is opposed to restrictions that would prevent recipients from spending their benefits on soda or junk food. Julie Siple|MPR Photo

Food stamp debate divides health, hunger advocates

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By Julie Siple

MPR News 91.3 FM

ST. PAUL – Should food stamp recipients be allowed to use their benefits to purchase soda and junk food?


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