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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Northeastern Indiana authorities have charged 21 people in a welfare fraud scam alleging that they illegally exploited welfare benefits to stock a Fort Wayne restaurant's pantry shelves. All 21 charged Friday are accused of...
South Bend euthanized more than 60 percent of the animals it took in last year. A South Bend Common Council member has a plan to drastically lower that number, and she says it wouldn’t cost taxpayer dollars. In 2011, South Bend Animal Care and...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Some low-income Michigan families would have to pass drug tests and make sure their children don't miss too many days of school in order to qualify for welfare benefits, under legislation being considered by the state...
WSBT-TVShould welfare recipients in Michigan suspected of using drugs be tested? And if they fail, lose benefits? There's a heated debate about the issue going on in the legislature right now and on our WSBT Facebook page. By late Wednesday afternoon, more...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are planning to consider a bill that would require welfare applicants and recipients to pass drug tests. Republican-sponsored legislation being considered Wednesday by a House committee would establish a...
WSBT-TVSaturday marked the first full day of the sequester. The drastic federal budget slashing plan resulting in $85 billion in across-the-board cuts are coming and they will arrive first at school systems near military bases and on Native American...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some Indiana welfare recipients would face drug testing under a bill approved Wednesday by a state House committee. The proposal would require all applicants for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program to complete a...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law requirements that the state check to make sure welfare recipients haven't died or gone to prison. The state Department of Human Services already has policies in place to...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL and the players' association reached a tentative agreement early Sunday to end a nearly four-month-old lockout that threatened to wipe out what was left of an already abbreviated season. A marathon negotiating session...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mitch Daniels will leave Indiana a state modeled after the businessman's conservatism he practiced and studied for decades, with all the successes and mistakes that came of his bold vision. He leased the Indiana Toll...
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana taxpayers will receive a $111 credit on their state income tax returns next year as the state distributes part of its budget surplus. Gov. Mitch Daniels on Wednesday announced the credit that will be $222 for couples...
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