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Hamtramck Grocery Accused Of Food Stamp Fraud

Federal authorities became suspicious: How could a small Hamtramck grocery ring up nearly $1 million in food-aid redemptions in just six months?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2013

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Michigan Fully Restores Food Aid To Thousands Of Bridge Card Users

The state has added money to the Bridge Cards of all the 85,000 Michigan food assistance recipients and families who temporarily went without the aid this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2013

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‘Human Error’ Leaves 85,000 Recipients Without Food Assistance

Money has been added to debit cards for nearly half of 85,000 Michigan food assistance recipients who were without the aid for a day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2013

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

Store Owner Convicted In $612,000 Food Stamp Fraud

A federal jury has found a Flint store owner guilty to accusations he participating in a $612,000 food stamp fraud scheme.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2012

Amanda Clayton appears in court. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey, File)

Lottery Winner On Welfare Gets Probation

A Lincoln Park woman who collected food stamps after winning a million-dollar prize has avoided jail time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012

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Three Business Owners Accused Of Food Stamp Fraud

Three people in the Flint area are accused of using food stamp cards to buy supplies for their restaurants and catering businesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012

No Food Stamps For Prisoners Under New State Law

Michigan has a new law making it illegal for prison inmates to participate in the state’s food stamp program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2012

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

Amanda Clayton appears in court. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey, File)

Downriver Lotto Winner On Food Stamps Waives Hearing

What’s the next legal step for Lincoln Park welfare mom Amanda Clayton?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012

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