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WILLMAR -- Forty percent of Minnesota families that would be eligible for food support have not applied for it.

Seventy percent of those eligible for energy assistance aren't receiving it.

One-fifth of eligible families aren't claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit or Working Family Credit on their taxes.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

Follow me on Twitter: @lindavanderwerf

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