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EBT cards down in 17 states

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A glitch with EBT cards are not related to the government shutdown.

A spokeswoman for Xerox, the company that runs the EBT system nationwide, said that 17 states, including Georgia, were affected by the system going down Saturday.

Spokeswoman Karen Arena said the system issues are resolved, and people should not have problems getting their benefits.

She said the system went down this morning during routine testing of a backup system.

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