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Apr 3, 2014
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Apr 3, 2014
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Apr 3, 2014
Walmart donates billions to anti-hunger initiatives. Some of those efforts benefit its own employees.
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Part II: 'Save money, live better'

Apr 2, 2014
As real wages continue to decline, the food stamp economy keeps booming.
Posted In: food stamps, Walmart, SNAP
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Part III: Hungry for savings

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Walmart donates billions to anti-hunger initiatives. Some of those efforts benefit its own employees.
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For years now, since the crisis and recession, people have generally just been happy to have a job. Any job. But there are some jobs in this economy -- in key parts of it, in fact -- that don't get any love. Here are their stories.

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