State, U.S. hit deal to preserve food aid
Posted: October 1, 2013 at 5:16 a.m.
WASHINGTON — A nutrition program for low-income mothers and their babies came within hours of closing in Arkansas as the federal government appeared to be headed for a shutdown. But a last-minute deal between President Barack Obama’s administration and Gov. Mike Beebe freed up enough money to keep the aid flowing for at least another week, officials said.
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