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Food Stamps Make People Fat

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A recent government study found that those on food stamps are more likely to be obese than those not taking the government assistance. The U.S. Department of Agriculture looked at data from 2007 through 2010, then compared average weights of those on food stamps — officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — to those who weren’t. The findings, released ...

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New Jersey School Lunch Scam

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More than 100 government employees and elected officials defrauded the national school lunch program and stole free lunches for their children. A two year investigation of 15 New Jersey school districts has revealed more than 100 government employees and their families lied about their incomes, applied for and received school lunch assistance for their children, and could face prosecution as ...

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