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News

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posted on July 01, 2009 08:50

A BonnevilleCounty man in his 70s has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) and has been hospitalized. The case is the first reported WNV infection of the season.

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ShanahaT posted on June 25, 2009 06:41

The Idaho Food Stamp Program has temporarily dropped its asset test for eligibility to help residents struggling with current economic conditions. Previously, most people were not eligible for food assistance if they had more than $2,000 in assets, which most commonly consists of savings accounts or vehicles such as boats or RVs.

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posted on June 22, 2009 11:43

A man who committed welfare fraud eight years ago and who fled the state to avoid prosecution pled guilty last month to fraudulent procurement of public assistance. Devyn Morrison, 34, a former Boise resident who now resides in California, was ordered to repay the state $2,976 plus fines and costs.

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ShanahaT posted on June 16, 2009 16:36

More Idaho families may be eligible for a special nutrition program that can help them save money, eat well and stay healthy. Idaho’s special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) implements new income guidelines effective July 1 that raise the household income eligibility limits.

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ShanahaT posted on June 15, 2009 16:32
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