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New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

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

(Photo Credit: Florida Department of Agriculture Division of Plant Industries) Giant African Land Snail

More Than 78,000 Giant African Land Snails Collected In S. Fla.

It’s been a year since the Giant African Land Snail began its invasion of South Florida. Since that time, more than 77,000 snails have been collected on 340 properties in Miami-Dade County.

CBS4–09/05/2012

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RaceTrac Chicken Wraps Recall: High Health Risk

If you recently bought a chicken wrap from a RaceTrac gas station, you should read this “high-alert” recall notice.

CBS Miami–07/28/2012

(Photo Credit: Florida Department of Agriculture Division of Plant Industries) Giant African Land Snail

More Than 40,000 Giant African Land Snails Collected In S. Fla.

The Giant African Land Snail may not sound like a rapidly growing problem. But state officials have been trying to fight the invasion since September of last year.

CBS4–04/13/2012

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Chicken Breasts Recalled Over Fears Of Listeria Contamination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a recall of cooked chicken that was shipped to Florida over concerns it may be contaminated with Listeria.

CBS4–12/12/2011

Tainted Meat

USDA Expands Ban On E. Coli Tainted Meat

In an effort to prevent future outbreaks of potentially deadly bacteria the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new rules which will ban the sale of ground meat containing six additional strains of E. coli.

CBS4–09/13/2011

Roseate Spoonbills walk by the water in the Florida Everglades.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

US Promises More Money For Everglades Restoration

The U.S. government has committed to spending some big cash to help with restoration of the Florida Everglades.

CBS4–08/11/2011

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Study: Sack Lunches Can Make Kids Sick

Is your kid’s brown-bagged school lunch unsafe? A new study suggests sacked lunches are breeding grounds for bacteria that cause vomiting, diarrhea, or even death in some children.

CBS4–08/08/2011

Alonzo Mourning

Alonzo Mourning Serves Up Free Breakfast To Kids

Nearly one hundred kids at Miami’s Hadley Park were on hand Tuesday morning when NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning and members of the Miami Heat organization rolled up in a Walmart semi-truck to serve them breakfast.

CBS4–06/28/2011

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