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The Buffalo News
Learn about becoming a foster parent at Saturday fairPeople interested in becoming foster parents can learn about training and speak
Learn about becoming a foster parent at Saturday fair
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 hours ago
People interested in becoming foster parents can learn about training and speak to foster parents and former foster children at the second annual Foster Family Fair from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Science Hall Commons at Canisius College.... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Access Health CT Has Best Quarter Yet, Adding ThousandsHARTFORD — More than 116,000 Connecticut residents signed up for Obamacare in t
Access Health CT Has Best Quarter Yet, Adding Thousands
Hartford Courant / Posted 6 hours ago
HARTFORD — More than 116,000 Connecticut residents signed up for Obamacare in the most recent quarter, marking the best three-month period the state has ever had, officials said Monday. The total includes 20,000 new customers through Access Health... Read more
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Island Packet
Port Royal police deny accusations in suit over dropped sexual-conduct chargeA response to a lawsuit filed by a Beaufort man, cleared of a charge of sexual
Port Royal police deny accusations in suit over dropped sexual-conduct charge
Island Packet / Posted 8 hours ago
A response to a lawsuit filed by a Beaufort man, cleared of a charge of sexual conduct with a 4-year-old girl at a church Sunday school, denies police violated his rights during and after their investigation. Joel Iacopelli filed suit Dec. 31... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Where we live: Erie County - The Buffalo NewsErie County The county Department of Social Services is holding its second ann
Where we live: Erie County - The Buffalo News
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 hours ago
Erie County The county Department of Social Services is holding its second annual Foster Family Fair from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Science Hall Commons at Canisius College, 2001 Main St. Prospective foster parents and those who are interested... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrestedA mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after pol
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrested
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 hours ago
A mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after police say their nine-week-old daughter suffered multiple broken bones. 22-year-old Justin Little and 20-year-old Alicia Nicole Anderson have been charged with unlawful... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrestedA mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after pol
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrested
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 hours ago
A mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after police say their nine-week-old daughter suffered multiple broken bones. 22-year-old Justin Little and 20-year-old Alicia Nicole Anderson have been charged with unlawful... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrestedA mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after pol
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrested
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 hours ago
A mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after police say their nine-week-old daughter suffered multiple broken bones. 22-year-old Justin Little and 20-year-old Alicia Nicole Anderson have been charged with unlawful... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrestedA mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after pol
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrested
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 18 hours ago
A mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after police say their nine-week-old daughter suffered multiple broken bones. 22-year-old Justin Little and 20-year-old Alicia Nicole Anderson have been charged with unlawful... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrestedA mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after pol
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrested
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 18 hours ago
A mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after police say their nine-week-old daughter suffered multiple broken bones. 22-year-old Justin Little and 20-year-old Alicia Nicole Anderson have been charged with unlawful... Read more
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KXXV Waco
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrestedA mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after pol
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrested
KXXV Waco / Posted 18 hours ago
A mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged Saturday after police say their nine-week-old daughter suffered multiple broken bones. 22-year-old Justin Little and 20-year-old Alicia Nicole Anderson have been charged with unlawful... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bags of Love helps kids going into foster care“IT’S MY VERY OWN -- BAGS OF LOVE” is the name of a ministry that has been serv
Bags of Love helps kids going into foster care
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
“IT’S MY VERY OWN -- BAGS OF LOVE” is the name of a ministry that has been serving the Wilmington area for the past three years. Children from birth through age 17 who have had to be removed from their homes by Child Protective Services receive a... Read more
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Computer World Australia
govCMS adds API-driven content sharinggovCMS — the cloud-hosted, Drupal-based content management system for federal g
govCMS adds API-driven content sharing
Computer World Australia / Posted yesterday
govCMS — the cloud-hosted, Drupal-based content management system for federal government departments and agencies — has added new features that make it easier for government organisations to syndicate their content to other sites. The new service is... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrestedA mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged this morning after
9-week-old infant suffered multiple fractures, parents arrested
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
A mother and father in Sumter have been arrested and charged this morning after their nine-week-old daughter suffered multiple fractures. 22-year-old Justin Little and 20-year-old Alicia Nicole Anderson have been charged with unlawful conduct... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
State reviews in 2007, 2013 show Eagleton School not meeting students' needsGREAT BARRINGTON >> A 2013 state review of Eagleton School cited an "orga
State reviews in 2007, 2013 show Eagleton School not meeting students' needs
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
GREAT BARRINGTON >> A 2013 state review of Eagleton School cited an "organizational structure" that "does not provide for the effective and efficient operation of the school, supervision of school staff, and supervision of students." Six years... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Government update for the week of Feb. 8Moffat County Commissioners’ meeting b) Resolutions for payment of payroll war
Government update for the week of Feb. 8
Craig Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Moffat County Commissioners’ meeting b) Resolutions for payment of payroll warrants: 2016-13, 14 c) Resolutions for transfer of payment of warrants:2016-15,16 e) Moffat County Department of Social Services copy machine maintenance contract f)... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Seneca man charged with child neglectA Seneca man was charged with two counts of child neglect early Thursday. Clev
Seneca man charged with child neglect
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 3 days ago
A Seneca man was charged with two counts of child neglect early Thursday. Cleveland Donell Williams, 35, of Lacey Lane, was released from custody at the Oconee County Detention Center later Thursday morning on a combined $10,000 personal... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Florence A. Allen, retired welfare case managerJune 27, 1943 – Feb. 3, 2016 Her loved ones referred to Florence Allen as the
Florence A. Allen, retired welfare case manager
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
June 27, 1943 – Feb. 3, 2016 Her loved ones referred to Florence Allen as the matriarch of their family. “She was our matriarch. She was the person who always stayed in touch with everyone and was always helping others out, always calling people to... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Number of homeless drops in Onondaga County during annual countSYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The number of homeless people in Onondaga County emergency sh
Number of homeless drops in Onondaga County during annual count
The Post-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The number of homeless people in Onondaga County emergency shelters and those living outside both dropped this winter, according to a coalition that coordinates service for the homeless. There were 453 homeless people in shelters... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Two charged in Seneca child cruelty case A 35-year old Seneca man stands accused of child cruelty after Seneca investi
Two charged in Seneca child cruelty case
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 4 days ago
A 35-year old Seneca man stands accused of child cruelty after Seneca investigators say he beat a 10-year-old boy with a belt, leaving marks up and down the boy's back. The child's mother was charged with... Read more
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Perth Now
Where everyone wants to workA HIGH salary and prestigious position are not as important to university stude
Where everyone wants to work
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
A HIGH salary and prestigious position are not as important to university students as finding a job that offers good training and personal development, according to a new survey. The Top 100 Graduate Employer Rankings list the companies that... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Companies we all want to work forThe best companies to work for: Top 100 Graduate Employer Rankings | DailyTeleg
Companies we all want to work for
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
The best companies to work for: Top 100 Graduate Employer Rankings | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website A HIGH salary and prestigious position are not as... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Companies we all want to work forA HIGH salary and prestigious position are not as important to university stude
Companies we all want to work for
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
A HIGH salary and prestigious position are not as important to university students as finding a job that offers good training and personal development, according to a new survey. The Top 100 Graduate Employer Rankings list the companies that... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
What happens when life ends for someone with no family or means?Death is lonely. Everyone who leaves this world does so unaccompanied. But for
What happens when life ends for someone with no family or means?
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
Death is lonely. Everyone who leaves this world does so unaccompanied. But for some, the path leading to that departure is also lonesome. Some have no family, no friends, not even money to cover life’s various expenses. And when they cannot pay the... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
What happens when life ends for someone with no family or means?Toward the end of December, Doug Mathie received a call about an elderly woman
What happens when life ends for someone with no family or means?
The Suffolk Times / Posted 4 days ago
Toward the end of December, Doug Mathie received a call about an elderly woman who had died in hospice. Mr. Mathie, funeral director at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home on Main Street in Greenport, picked up the woman’s remains and set about preparing for... Read more
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Asian journal
Senior Care Home: Is it a good business?I AM frequently asked the question: “Is it a good business opportunity to open
Senior Care Home: Is it a good business?
Asian journal / Posted 5 days ago
I AM frequently asked the question: “Is it a good business opportunity to open a senior care home?” First, let us define what a Senior Care Home is and how is it different from an Assisted Living Facility or a Residential Care Home Facility for the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Fields set for Baltimore council, comptroller and judges' racesEvery Baltimore election will have a contested primary race this year — includi
Fields set for Baltimore council, comptroller and judges' races
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Every Baltimore election will have a contested primary race this year — including city-wide contests for council president, comptroller and Circuit Court judge. Comptroller Joan M. Pratt has two opponents in the Democratic primary: retired law... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Proposal to track refugees in South Carolina criticizedThe measure would require refugees to register with the Department of Social Se
Proposal to track refugees in South Carolina criticized
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The measure would require refugees to register with the Department of Social Services within 30 days of arriving in the state. The information would be provided to the State Law Enforcement Division, which would be in charge of tracking the... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Malloy to Deliver State of State, Propose $569M in CutsThere's $208 million in budget cuts already in place in Connecticut and Gov. Da
Malloy to Deliver State of State, Propose $569M in Cuts
NBC Connecticut / Posted 5 days ago
There's $208 million in budget cuts already in place in Connecticut and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to propose an additional $360 million in cuts as he delivers the State of the State Address on the opening day of the legislative session on... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Shots fired, homes hit on Sumter DriveKelly Sidberry said she was outside her home on Sumter Drive with friends when
Shots fired, homes hit on Sumter Drive
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
Kelly Sidberry said she was outside her home on Sumter Drive with friends when they noticed a suspicious man wearing a hoodie at the intersection of Sumter Drive and Graham Street. One of the men in Sidberry's group called out to the man, asking who... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Shots fired, homes hit on Sumter DriveWILMINGTON -- �A man fired about seven shots Tuesday afternoon, striking two ho
Shots fired, homes hit on Sumter Drive
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
WILMINGTON -- �A man fired about seven shots Tuesday afternoon, striking two houses on Sumter Drive, a resident said. Kelly Sidberry said she was outside her home on Sumter Drive with friends when they noticed a suspicious man wearing a hoodie at... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Red Cross blood drives: When & Where to donateThe American Red Cross is hosting several blood drives on both sides on Lake Ch
Red Cross blood drives: When & Where to donate
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 6 days ago
The American Red Cross is hosting several blood drives on both sides on Lake Champlain to help fill a critical need. Bristol, Vt.: Feb. 18 from 12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Mount Abraham High School, 7 Airport Dr. Burlington: Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. - 2... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Malloy plans partial privatization of homes for developmentally disabledSources familiar with the governor’s budget plans, which will be unveiled Wedne
Malloy plans partial privatization of homes for developmentally disabled
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
Sources familiar with the governor’s budget plans, which will be unveiled Wednesday as the General Assembly begins to craft budget evisions to take effect July 1, said Tuesday that Southbury Training School will remain in operation for the state’s... Read more
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The News-Times
Malloy plans partial privatization of homes for developmentally disabledSources familiar with the governor’s budget plans, which will be unveiled Wedne
Malloy plans partial privatization of homes for developmentally disabled
The News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
Sources familiar with the governor’s budget plans, which will be unveiled Wednesday as the General Assembly begins to craft budget evisions to take effect July 1, said Tuesday that Southbury Training School will remain in operation for the state’s... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Malloy plans partial privatization of homes for developmentally disabledSources familiar with the governor’s budget plans, which will be unveiled Wedne
Malloy plans partial privatization of homes for developmentally disabled
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Sources familiar with the governor’s budget plans, which will be unveiled Wednesday as the General Assembly begins to craft budget evisions to take effect July 1, said Tuesday that Southbury Training School will remain in operation for the state’s... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Malloy plans partial privatization of homes for developmentally disabledSources familiar with the governor’s budget plans, which will be unveiled Wedne
Malloy plans partial privatization of homes for developmentally disabled
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
Sources familiar with the governor’s budget plans, which will be unveiled Wednesday as the General Assembly begins to craft budget evisions to take effect July 1, said Tuesday that Southbury Training School will remain in operation for the state’s... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Shots fired, homes hit on Sumter DriveWILMINGTON -- A man fired about seven shots Tuesday afternoon, striking two hou
Shots fired, homes hit on Sumter Drive
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
WILMINGTON -- A man fired about seven shots Tuesday afternoon, striking two houses on Sumter Drive, a resident said. Kelly Sidberry said she was outside her home on Sumter Drive with friends when they noticed a suspicious man wearing a hoodie at the... Read more
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Henrietta Post
Deputies: Farmington woman accused of welfare fraud Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 8:24 AM Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 8:24 AM FARMINGTON
Deputies: Farmington woman accused of welfare fraud
Henrietta Post / Posted 7 days ago
Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 8:24 AM Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 8:24 AM FARMINGTON — A Farmington woman is facing multiple felony charges after being accused of unlawfully receiving nearly $13,500 in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Police investigating armed robbery in Columbus County with alleged gang relationsPolice in one Columbus County town are investigating an armed robbery that has
Police investigating armed robbery in Columbus County with alleged gang relations
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
Police in one Columbus County town are investigating an armed robbery that has potential gang relations. Chadbourn police have arrested three suspects, 16-year-old Tequise Baker, and two other juveniles, for conspiracy to commit armed robbery.... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Welfare verification requirement gains momentum in stateMissouri lawmakers who want a private firm to scrutinize the state’s welfare ro
Welfare verification requirement gains momentum in state
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Missouri lawmakers who want a private firm to scrutinize the state’s welfare rolls say it could save the state millions of dollars by ending benefits for people who aren’t actually eligible for them. Legislation that cleared House and Senate... Read more
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Sun Star
Beyond the listIF you’re in a list, government will find you. What strikes fear in the hearts
Beyond the list
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
IF you’re in a list, government will find you. What strikes fear in the hearts of some citizens suspicious of government intrusion into their privacy may mean the opposite for those deprived of the same attention. Using the “Listahan,” a database... Read more
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Canberra Times
How the ACT government gets your metadataThe metadata received by the ACT government "was used to inform investigations
How the ACT government gets your metadata
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
The metadata received by the ACT government "was used to inform investigations into active non-compliance with territory-based tax laws". Photo: iStock The ACT government has defended its right to seek access to Canberrans' private phone and... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Three children removed from filthy homeThree children were removed from a Granby-area home Thursday because of dirty,
Three children removed from filthy home
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Three children were removed from a Granby-area home Thursday because of dirty, squalor conditions and because of the presence of a prohibited person.Second-degree counts of endangering the welfare of a child are pending against a man and a woman,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Mum paid to look after terror twinsA mother whose twins gave her double trouble was paid by the Government to look
Mum paid to look after terror twins
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A mother whose twins gave her double trouble was paid by the Government to look after them. A MOTHER received taxpayer-funded carer payments for looking after her out-of-control twin sons. The boys, now 11, rarely went to sleep before 2am, the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Man wanted for parental kidnapping arrested in South DakotaRAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Law enforcement authorities in western South Dakota say
Man wanted for parental kidnapping arrested in South Dakota
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 10 days ago
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Law enforcement authorities in western South Dakota say a man wanted in Virginia for parental kidnapping has been arrested. The Pennington County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Jason Mardis was arrested without incident... Read more
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The News-Times
State wants more time for hospital tax decisionThe state has answered a challenge to its controversial hospital tax by saying
State wants more time for hospital tax decision
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
The state has answered a challenge to its controversial hospital tax by saying it will rule on the constitutionality and legality of the tax as early as the end of May — or as late as November. The Connecticut Hospital Association and 24 hospitals,... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Government update for the week of Feb. 1Moffat County Commissioners’ meeting a) Approve minutes: Jan. 26 and Board of
Government update for the week of Feb. 1
Craig Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Moffat County Commissioners’ meeting a) Approve minutes: Jan. 26 and Board of Health meeting b) LEAP/Department of Social Services memo of understanding c) Core services contract: mental health services d) Moffat County Department of Social... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Farmington woman accused of welfare fraudA woman is facing multiple felony charges after being accused of receiving near
Farmington woman accused of welfare fraud
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 10 days ago
A woman is facing multiple felony charges after being accused of receiving nearly $13,500 in child care and SNAP assistance. A Farmington woman is facing multiple felony charges after being accused of unlawfully receiving nearly $13,500 in child... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Sponsors, sites needed to serve meals to students in need this SummerThe South Carolina Department of Education’s Office of Health and Nutrition is
Sponsors, sites needed to serve meals to students in need this Summer
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 10 days ago
The South Carolina Department of Education’s Office of Health and Nutrition is offering an excellent opportunity for local government agencies, school districts, faith-based and private nonprofit organizations to provide summer meals to children by... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Woman accused of welfare fraudAlesha K. Tomlinson, 28, of 158 Bellen Road, was charged Monday with felony cou
Woman accused of welfare fraud
The Leader-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Alesha K. Tomlinson, 28, of 158 Bellen Road, was charged Monday with felony counts of offering a false instrument for filing, fourth-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree welfare fraud. Deputies said Tomlinson fraudulently obtained Supplemental... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Deputies: Farmington woman accused of welfare fraud Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 8:24 AM Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 8:24 AM FARMINGTON
Deputies: Farmington woman accused of welfare fraud
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 10 days ago
Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 8:24 AM Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 8:24 AM FARMINGTON — A Farmington woman is facing multiple felony charges after being accused of unlawfully receiving nearly $13,500 in... Read more
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