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Food Pantry Funding Request Rejected

By Paul Tuthill

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Springfield, MA – The Springfield Massachusetts Finance Control board has turned down a plea from a social service organization for emergency funding. Officials at Open Pantry Community Service warn they may have to shut down food programs for the poor, but a city official says other agencies are ready to step in. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...