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U.S. Department of Agriculture

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  • Breastfeeding Support

    Breastfeeding Support
    A quarter of a million dollars... that's how much the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates it'll cost you to raise a child until they're 18 and that DOESN'T include college!
  • 2014 warmest year: California, world set to break records

    2014 warmest year: California, world set to break records
    This year is on track to be the warmest year on record for California¬†— and the entire planet — according to a new report. Temperatures in California for the first 10 months of the year averaged 4.2 degrees above the state's 20th century...

    U.S. threatens to cut food stamp funding to Maine in photo ID row

    By Dave Sherwood BRUNSWICK Maine (Reuters) - The federal government has threatened to cut funding for Maine's food stamp program, saying the state may be violating recipients' civil rights by requiring welfare cards to bear their photograph. Maine began...

    Florida's unique turkey species gobbles on

    Florida's unique turkey species gobbles on
    As families gather Thursday over platters of turkey, an elusive variety of the giant bird will be gobbling, clucking and flying at surprisingly high speed through South Florida's fields and forests. The Osceola turkey, also called the Florida wild...

    Lehigh County meat producer recalls pork products

    Lehigh County meat producer recalls pork products
    The federal government said Wednesday that a Lehigh County meat processor is recalling nearly 3,000 pounds of pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. K. Heeps Inc. of Upper Macungie Township packaged its Stryker Farm Beer...