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WIC Checks in Jeopardy Due to Federal Shutdown

WIC(Flickr Photo by Jennifer Cowley)If the shutdown of the federal government continues longer than two more weeks, 70,000 young mothers, babies and preschoolers in Kansas stand to lose access to some of the food they rely on. As Kansas Public Radio's Bryan Thompson explains, the state has ordered local WIC offices to withhold checks for November and December until federal funding is assured.


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