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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Ozarks Food Harvest has long served “food insecure” children attending schools in Springfield wih the Weekend Backpack Program. Last year, the regional food bank piloted its first school pantry to help reach more...
email@example.comSPRINGFIELD, Mo- The $85 billion in federal sequestration cuts that take effect Friday could impact southwest Missouri. Several agencies stand to see their funds slashed during the round of cutbacks. The National Park Service says it could lose 5...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMARSHFIELD, Mo -- As Congress tries to come to a deal on taxes, there is another element to the fiscal cliff not making headlines. While the unemployment rate sits at a 49 month low in Missouri, not everyone is feeling the effects of a recovering job...
email@example.comSPRINGFIELD, Mo -- A local organization is filling a need in the Ozarks one diaper at a time. More than 15.3 billion diapers are needed every year for babies living in low income homes in the United States. A new diaper bank in Springfield is helping out....
NEW YORK -- Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, who enjoyed online relationships with several women before he resigned his congressional seat amid a sexting scandal, might have a harder time winning female fans in his run to be New York City's next mayor. Hours...
The difference in income levels in Connecticut is great. Unfortunately, 118,809 children here are in poverty, according to the Children's Defense Fund. That is 14.9 percent of Connecticut's children. Of that number, 54,304, or 6.8 percent, are in...
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ReutersBy Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, May 22 (Reuters) - Texas came a step closer to requiring some applicants for unemployment benefits to first undergo drug testing, when lawmakers gave final approval to a Republican-backed bill mandating such checks on...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday rejected a Republican bid to turn the federal food stamp program over to the states. Known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the food stamp program is administered by the...
The St. Francis University Upward Bound Program is to participate in the 2013 Summer Food Service Program June 16-26. Free meals will be provided to Upward Bound students in Cambria County. To qualify for Upward Bound, students must meet the income...
Some of Baltimore's best-known candy makers are pressing Congress to overturn a decades-old sugar policy they say is leaving a bad taste in their mouth. Goetze's Candy Co., Wockenfuss Candies and others want lawmakers to rethink long-standing...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Tuesday to keep a $400 million annual cut — or roughly a half of 1 percent — to the food stamp program as part of a major five-year farm bill. Food stamps now cost almost $80 billion annually and are...
WASHINGTON — Senators pushed forward Monday with changes to a sweeping immigration overhaul over the objections of a union of immigration officers that announced its opposition to the bill. The legislation, written by a bipartisan group of...
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