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AT&T's purchase of DirecTV cleared by FCC

...without making them buy phone or TV service too. AT&T said that it will offer Internet to households that qualify for food stamps for $10 a month or less. The speed available will be 10 megabits per second or slower, less than the 25 Mbps the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-24/atts-purchase-directv-clea
Rants & Raves

...and tidy. Everybody needs to play their part. RIOTERS WILL TEAR up stores, streets and houses, but you don't see them tearing up Department of Family and Children Services offices, welfare offices, food stamps offices. I wonder why?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-23/rants-raves
Legal aid helps victims

...permanent protective orders, along with financial support, housing protection, health care, unemployment benefits and food stamps, helping surviviors restart their lives. Georgia Legal Services handled 2,636 cases of domestic violence last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-26/legal-aid-helps-victims
Veggie market helps Harrisburg residents eat healthy

...every Tuesday, where residents receive $2 of product for every $1 of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps.The organization also helped plant 100 raised vegetable beds throughout Harrisburg, and St. Luke is working to create...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/veggie-market-helps-harrisbur
Fallen Sen. Pinckney advocate of the poor

...historic black church where he was a minister, had also advocated for the Medicaid expansion, AIDS testing programs, food stamp recipients, ETV, and measures to combat human trafficking. Authorities have said nine, including Pinckney, were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-18/fallen-senator-advocate-
Lawmakers may look at Masters rentals

...which includes no one from Augusta.The welfare fraud panel will consider reforms for the eligibility to programs like food stamps and PeachCare for Kids which provides health coverage to low-income children.Ralston also appointed all female members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-08/lawmakers-may-look-masters
CMONA uses thrift store to fund ministry

...including toothpaste, toothbrushes, laundry soap, shampoo and deodorant ? things that can't be purchased with food stamps.According to a history on its Web site, Community Ministries of North Augusta was started in 1984 by six North Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-06-26/cmona-uses-thrift-store-
This is liberal America

...reduce poverty, has had the opposite effect. Under the Obama administration, entitlements have increased and people on food stamps have almost doubled, but there are more people considered to be in poverty than when he took office. Increasing entitlements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-11/liberal-america
Housing debt is overwhelming older Americans

...The couple is getting by on about $2,500 a month in Social Security and Veterans Administration benefits, plus food stamps and help from their two sons. They stopped paying the mortgage and are fighting foreclosure in court. And they've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/housing-debt-overwhelming-
Rants & Raves

...and the people are so courteous. They are right on top of the flimflammers out in the yard and people trying to sell food stamps. Anybody who goes to Kroger should report it. Thank you, Kroger. RANT AGAINST some so-called ministers who write...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-19/rants-raves