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Feeding Ourselves

Earlier this year, state education officials found they needed $62 million more to cover free and reduced lunches for low-income children. Meanwhile, more families have become eligible for food stamps and food banks say they need more donations to meet greater demand. We're looking at the impact of the recession on food this week as we continue our Florida Matters series on the economy.

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Linda ChampionDeputy Commissioner for Finance and Operations at the Florida Dept. of Education
Jennifer LangeACCESS Florida Director at the Florida Dept. of Children and Families
Carolyn RigginsAgency Relations Manager for America's Second Harvest of Tampa Bay
Pat RogersExecutive Director of America's Second Harvest of Tampa Bay

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