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Food stamp benefits cut; Rain could change to light snow in some places tonight; More Wisconsin news

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About 900,000 Wisconsinites will get a reduction in their food stamp benefits starting today when a funding increase from the Obama stimulus package expires.

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The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act added $45 billion for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in 2009 at the height of the Great Recession. That money ends today, causing a decrease in monthly Food-Share benefits of $36 for a family of four and $29 for a family of three.

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