Policy: Entitlements

Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

By JOSH BOAK | 04/18/14 11:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates dropped in 21 states, rose in 17 and...
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Grant money increases for Michigan specialty crops

By Associated Press | 04/18/14 08:08 AM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says $66 million is available nationwide to state departments of agriculture for specialty crops.
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Bridgeport grocer accused of food stamp fraud

By Associated Press | 04/18/14 08:05 AM

A Bridgeport grocer has been charged with buying food stamps from customers and using the money to buy bulk merchandise.
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