FoodShare Columbia: Another Great Way to Increase Access to Healthy, Affordable Foods with SNAP
March is National Nutrition Month. Throughout the month, USDA will be highlighting results of our efforts to improve access to safe, healthy food for all Americans and supporting the health of our next generation FoodShare Columbia is a program designed to help alleviate the stress families face when they live in “food deserts.” The program, in cooperation with the University of South Carolina and other partners, assembles produce food boxes to distribute to low-income individuals. It just got started in April 2015 and has already distributed more than 3,000 food boxes in a community with a high rate of diabetes-related health conditions. More than half of these food boxes have been purchased by SNAP recipients using…
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Purchase driver's license records at any time individually or in bulk. Your records are checked twice a month (early and mid-month) for new convictions and suspensions. Receive email alerts for flagged driver's license records, which are available for your review. View medical certification issue/expiration dates. This information is updated nightly. View driver's license and commercial driver's license expiration dates.
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Russian researchers study how Arctic indigenous children adapt to urban life
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Justice Department Obtains $750,000 From PHH Mortgage Corp. for Unlawfully Foreclosing on...
The Justice Department today announced that PHH Mortgage Corporation (PHH) has agreed to pay $750,000 to six servicemembers to resolve allegations that it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by unlawfully foreclosing on their homes without obtaining the required court orders.
Indiana veteran launches clothing store in Noblesville to help small business owners
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- If you stop by the Hamilton Town Center, you'll come across a new shop in town aimed at supporting veterans. Launching Station opened last month and sells veteran owned merchandise to help small business owners in the Hamilton county community. The retailer offers hundreds of items from more than nine brands owned by veterans, including Sword and Plough, 461 Veteran Clothing Co., and Frag Out Clothing Company.
Former Homeless Veteran 'on Top of the World'
"I'm living large now. You know? I'm living large," formerly homeless Army veteran Tony Jones told ABC News' Jonathan Karl with a smile. ABC News first introduced viewers to Jones in December, when he was living in a makeshift tent on the Southeast side of Washington, D.C. With the help of...