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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Northeastern Indiana authorities have charged 21 people in a welfare fraud scam alleging that they illegally exploited welfare benefits to stock a Fort Wayne restaurant's pantry shelves. All 21 charged Friday are accused...
Again, I have to show my disgust to Florida lawmakers and politicians for reinstating Edwin Sanchez as a police officer. Is he above the law? In 1992, he was stripped of certification to be a police officer. How he got back in, I will never understand....
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If President Barack Obama delivers on his promise to sign meaningful immigration legislation in his second term, it could be because he wisely stayed out of the way while Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican with his eye on the White House, did the...
While farmers are struggling to get seeds in the ground and ranchers are moving livestock to pasture, Congress is stepping closer to piecing together the 2013 Farm Bill. Issues, some big and some small, still divide lawmakers and the process will take...
Two mental health experts disagreed in court Wednesday over the competency of an Allentown man charged with stabbing his mother to death two days before Mother's Day last year. Public defender Carol Marciano requested the hearing in an attempt to show...
Tags: Behavioral Conditions, Allentown, Trials, Murder, Mother's Day
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. House Agriculture Committee approved a five-year, $500 billion farm bill on Wednesday containing the biggest cuts in food stamp funding in a generation and a potentially expensive expansion of federally subsidized...
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The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellThe May 3 column on panhandlers drew some interesting responses, including South Whitehall Township resident Everette Carr's observation that, though I dispensed advice from experts on how to deal with homeless people begging at the roadside, one of...
First Hurricane Katrina took John Hoffmann Jr.'s home, which flooded, then exploded, and then burned. Next the storm took Hoffmann's job of 23 years washing dishes at Antoine's Restaurant, a position that vanished when the heavily damaged New Orleans...
In a press release, The Hampton Health Department announced the opening of its second WIC clinic at 1206 N. King St., "creating a location more convenient for Hampton residents in the eastern part of the city, including Langley Air Force Base. The...
Florida officials are cracking down on those who rip off taxpayers by defrauding public-assistance programs — a crime estimated to cost the state as much as $1.35 billion last year. On Tuesday, leaders from the Department of Children and Families...
In 1986, lawmakers decided the problem of illegal immigration had to be dealt with. More than 3 million people were living in the United States after crossing the border illegally or overstaying their visas. A new law signed by President Ronald Reagan...
Thousands of the poorest South Florida residents are not claiming somewhere between $383 million and $1 billion in federal aid for which they qualify, according to estimates from researchers at the South Florida Regional Planning Council. Palm Beach...
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