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1/25 Kevin Miller
1/25 Kevin Miller

John talks with Kevin Miller, the Portland Press Herald’s Washington bureau chief about a story coming out Sunday about the debate over whether potatoes should be included in WIC benefits. There’s a new effort afoot to include them, and it’s a hot issue in the Maine potato industry.

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