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Calif. Cuts Mean Hard Change For Some Seniors

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Calif. Cuts Mean Hard Change For Some Seniors

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Calif. Cuts Mean Hard Change For Some Seniors

Calif. Cuts Mean Hard Change For Some Seniors

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Flora Mae King of San Bernadino turned 102 last Sunday. She lives alone in a senior apartment complex, relying on state-funded, in-home support for shopping and help around the house. Now, as California nears a decision on budget cuts to clear up a multi-billion dollar deficit, her in-home support will be cut and she will have to move into a nursing home.

Gina Diamante reports for of member station KVCR.

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