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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!
  • Spice up grilling season with homemade condiments

    Summer means grilling. Grilling means hot dogs and hamburgers. Hot dogs and hamburgers mean mustard and ketchup and maybe mayonnaise. You can always go to the store and buy the stuff that comes in a plastic jar. That way, you get to top your lovingly...

    Savvy Senior: Home improvement assistance programs for seniors

    Dear Savvy Senior, Do you know of any financial assistance programs or other resources that can help seniors with home improvement projects? I would like to help my 86-year-old father make a few modifications to his house so he can live there as long as...

    NC again told to step up approvals for food stamp benefits

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is again warning North Carolina it could lose federal money if food stamp applications aren't approved faster. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports (http://bit.ly/1Q37p8X ) a letter Thursday sought an improvement plan...

    Government hunters prepare to kill salmon-eating birds

    Government hunters have begun scouting an island at the mouth of the Columbia River as they prepare to shoot thousands of hungry seabirds to stop them from eating baby salmon. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokeswoman Diana Fredlund said hunters from...