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2011-10-05 19:17:58

The Great Recession and the currently tepid economic recovery swelled the ranks of American households confronting hunger and food insecurity by 30 percent.

2011-07-08 13:32:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Hunger Solutions Minnesota releases a quarterly report that measures the state of hunger in Minnesota.

2011-06-01 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, June 1, 2011 Today, more customers may be eligible to save up to 35 percent on their San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) bills or qualify for no-cost energy-saving home improvements, due to new income guidelines that went into effect today for income qualified customers who in enroll in the money-saving, state-sponsored California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) program and Energy Savings Assistance Program.

2011-06-01 10:56:00

Coalition Urges House of Representatives to Reject Cuts to Nutrition Programs CHICAGO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 31, The House Committee on Appropriations approved dramatic cuts to several federal nutrition programs that would eliminate nutrition assistance for hundreds of thousands of low-income seniors, women, infants, and children and cut support for charitable food assistance by over 20 percent.

2011-06-01 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More low-income customers may now be eligible to receive a 20-percent rate discount and no-cost energy-saving home improvements from Southern California Gas Co.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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