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January 27, 2014 6:20 PM

House committee gets lesson in food deserts

A house committee studying “food deserts” met for the first time Monday afternoon in Raleigh to get educated about the issue. Rep. Yvonne Lewis Holley, a Wake Democrat, introduced a bill last year to provide tax incentives to businesses that sell healthy foods in designated food desert zones.

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