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NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 10: Kethia Dorelus a social worker with the Cooperative Feeding Program displays a Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food on February 10, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Recent statistics show that nationwide, one in seven Americans receives help from the Federal government …

Food Stamp Enrollment Dips to Lowest Level in 8 Years

Overall enrollment in the nation’s food stamp program has dipped to its lowest level in eight years, according to the latest statistics released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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Study: Stores Market Sugary Drinks More When SNAP Benefits Are Issued

Stores that sell sugary drinks tend to increase their marketing efforts to customers on days when the government issues Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to food stamp recipients, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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2.2 Million Fewer People on Food Stamps Under Donald Trump

More than 2.2 million people have discontinued their participation in food stamps during President Trump’s first full year in office, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data on food stamp enrollment.

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Food Stamp Enrollments Down in 46 Out of 50 States

Food stamp enrollment went down over the past year in 46 out of 50 states, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics on food stamp enrollment.

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​Silicon Culture Wars: Snap IPO Up 60% versus Facebook IPO Down 47%

In another sign of how Silicon Beach is winning the geek culture war with Silicon Valley, the Snap, Inc. stock price is up 60 percent in its second day of trading versus Facebook IPO shares price crashing by 47 percent in the first three months after their IPO.