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Fuel aid may dry up for many unless state helps

As many as 50,000 Massachusetts families struggling to pay their heating bills this winter are at risk of running out of fuel assistance unless the state steps in to help, according to a community agency in Boston.

John Drew, head of Action for Boston Community Development, said the agency is asking the Legislature to approve $21 million in funding for its fuel assistance program.

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