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WASHINGTON » Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since the nation's economy tumbled in 2008. Numbers released by the Census Bureau Wednesday as part of...
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2015/01/26 12:21
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts from Kansas has named senior staff for the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee. Roberts is the committee chairman and named Julian Baer, formerly of...
2015/01/23 05:05
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TALLAHASSEE-- Bear attacks and nuisance complaints could result in Florida bringing back a hunting season for the animal, as the state's wildlife agency says they're running out of options. Leah...
2015/01/23 04:56
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A new bill making its way through the General Assembly would change where you can purchase puppies and forbid Virginia pet shops from doing business with controversial out-of-state puppy mills. This...
2015/01/22 17:27
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WASHINGTON – Former Senate Majority Whip Wendell Ford, D-Ky., has died. He was 90 years old. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced Ford’s death on the floor Thursday morning,...
2015/01/20 16:15
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The $989,300 project - which was planned to begin this month and be finished by November - was approved by the Alger Delta board of directors as part of a $7 million, 4-year Construction Work Plan...
2015/01/20 01:56
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HAVANA: US lawmakers visiting Havana voiced hope Monday (Jan 19) that historic talks between US and Cuban officials this week will mark a "new era" of relations, ending decades of Cold War-era...
2015/01/19 18:47
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Voters in Missouri could get a chance to decide whether a one-eighth-cent conservation tax should be preserved, reduced or brought up for reconsideration periodically. State...
2015/01/17 05:52
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Pick one office or the other Senate President Pro Tem David Long and House Speak Brian Bosma did all Hoosiers a favor by quickly nixing a proposal to change state law so Gov. Mike Pence could both...
2015/01/16 17:54
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The first GOP debate, in what’s expected to be a much pared-down schedule, could be in Cleveland. The Northeast Ohio Media Group is reporting that Fox News and the Ohio Republican Party have toured...
2015/01/15 10:52
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Republican state Rep. Ryan Quarles has filed to run for state Agriculture Commissioner. Quarles filed his candidacy papers at the Kentucky Secretary of State's office Wednesday...
2015/01/15 00:44
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The age of the average farmer is 57 years old, and that number is rising. In Missouri, as older farmers look to retire soon, there's a gap in the amount of younger farmers looking to fill their...
2015/01/14 23:41
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After about a year of record high prices for milk, Louisiana consumers can expect to see those prices go down soon because of the Farm Bill that President Barack Obama is prepared to sign Friday,...
2015/01/14 23:40
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is carrying out a presidential duty that he hasn’t had a lot of opportunity to perform recently: signing into law a major piece of bipartisan legislation. Obama...
2015/01/14 22:12
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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced more than $19 million in new federal funds to improve water quality in Western Lake Erie Basin today. The funding is part of the U.S. Department of...
2015/01/13 18:57
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate committee has endorsed a measure sought by farmers upset by rising taxes. The measure would postpone a property assessment change that could increase farm taxes...
2015/01/13 05:51
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But common sense tells us that local control is usually the best option. We have noted here many times that Indiana only grudgingly embraces the concept of home rule. For every issue on which the...
2015/01/12 19:57
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate committee is set to consider a bill that would prohibit local governments from placing restrictions on large livestock farms in many rural areas. The Senate...
2015/01/09 22:35
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Friday announced his senior staff selections. The list includes Hoisington area...
2015/01/09 16:04
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Local governments would be prohibited from placing restrictions on large livestock facilities in rural areas under a bill being considered in the Indiana Senate. The bill would...
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