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First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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Free Summer Meals For Kids

ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering Georgia parents free summer lunches for their children. Parents should text the word “FoodGA” to 877-877 and enter their address when prompted. The system will […]

WAOK-AM–06/28/2012

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White House Emails Show Activity in Shirley Sherrod Case

WASHINGTON (AP/WAOK) — Newly released Obama administration e-mails show the White House was more active than believed in the Agriculture Department’s decision in 2010 to seek the resignation of federal employee Shirley Sherrod. E-mails obtained […]

WAOK-AM–03/08/2012

Ga. gov. suggests former inmates to work farms

Governor Deal Suggests Probationers Fill Farm Jobs

Atlanta (WAOK)-Georgia’s new law cracking down on illegal immigration takes effect on July 1, but it’s effect is already being felt by state farmers.  Area farmers had already complained of a shortage in the labor force […]

WAOK-AM–06/15/2011

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Shirley Sherrod Sues Blogger Andrew Breitbart

Shirley Sherrod has sued the blogger who posted an edited video that made Sherrod seem racist. The incident caused  Sherrod to lose her job as an US Agriculture Department Official. The lawsuit indicates that the blog damaged […]

WAOK-AM–02/15/2011

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