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October 14, 2008 6:48 AM

Demand up for free, reduced-price school lunches

As administrator over Mansfield's free and reduced-price lunch program, Debbie Wooten sees the effects of this year’s economic downturn on the faces of the parents who come to her office looking for help. The Texas district processed 5,000 applications for free and reduced-price lunches during the first month and a half of school.

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