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Mar 25, 2013 at 8:33 AM
Once the envy of Indian Country for its billion-dollar casino empire, the tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino has been struggling through a financial crisis and pursuing more revenue from an unlikely source: U.S. government grants.
Mar 24, 2013 at 12:04 PM
Once the envy of Indian Country for its billion-dollar casino empire, the tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino has been struggling through a financial crisis and pursuing more revenue from an unlikely source: U.S. government grants.
Nov 9, 2012 at 5:00 PM
Participants in the National Food Stamp Challenge November 11-17 will spend $31.50 for all of their food for the entire week, which is the average food stamp benefit for individuals.
Sep 14, 2012 at 4:18 PM
Last week, KVAL News reporter Ty Steele saw two men dumping out case after case of bottled water, twisting off the caps, dumping out the water and then returning the bottles for the five-cent deposits. He filmed the following conversation with his phone.
Jul 6, 2012 at 6:00 AM
Under a little-known practice, Oregon social service officials are allowing certain food stamp applicants to deduct medical marijuana costs from their income when qualifying for benefits.
Jun 25, 2012 at 12:47 PM
The Diet Detective sits down with Dr. Neal Barnard, Founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and asks the tough questions about our diet and health.
Jun 7, 2012 at 8:43 AM
A five-year farm and food bill that would revamp the federal safety net for farmers and eliminate direct government payments for idle crop fields took its first step toward passage Thursday in the Senate.
Jun 3, 2012 at 12:04 PM
A program that puts billions of dollars in the pockets of farmers whether or not they plant a crop may disappear with hardly a protest from farm groups and the politicians who look out for their interests.
May 24, 2012 at 8:00 AM
Food stamp recipients are ripping off the government for millions of dollars by illegally selling their benefit cards for cash - sometimes even in the open, on eBay or Craigslist - and then asking the government for replacement cards.
Sep 21, 2011 at 3:06 PM

EUGENE, Ore. - Kids in a family of 4 living on less than $30,000 qualify for free breakfast and lunch at school.

Families of 4 living on less than $42,000 qualify for reduced price school meals.

Oregon released income...
Sep 21, 2011 at 3:06 PM
Kids in a family of 4 living on less than $30,000 qualify for free breakfast and lunch at school.
Aug 23, 2011 at 10:43 AM
Springfield Farmers’ Market is excited to host locally renowned chef Ibrahim Hamide this Friday, August  26 at 5 p.m. for their monthly Farm to Fork Chef Demonstration. With over a twenty year history of preparing food “as a platform to bring the...
Apr 8, 2011 at 2:11 PM
Federal agents and Portland Police Officers arrested a North Portland woman April 6 and charged her with what is commonly known as Food Stamp Fraud.
Dec 3, 2010 at 6:00 AM
Charlene Hooper sat in the lobby of the state Department of Human Services, feeling out of place while she waited for her number to be called. She was there to apply for food stamps, something she never thought she'd have to do.
Feb 12, 2010 at 1:06 PM
If you love cooking, here's your opportunity to use those skills to help those in need.  Oregon State University Extension Service in Lane County, Nutrition Education Program is looking for people willing to cook and demonstrate monthly recipes. ...