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Toad Issues
Toad Issues
We've got a mini-invasion taking place in my backyard, and my dog Lucy is not the slightest bit pleased about it. She has no idea whatsoever that "Bufo Americanus" is the fancy name for the simple American Toad, a toad that can be found throughout the Midwest. Every night for the past couple of weeks, Lucy goes out on what my wife Amy and I call "toad patrol."
SNAP Recipients, Grocers Complain About Payment Schedule
SNAP Recipients, Grocers Complain About Payment Schedule
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Illinois grocers and government food assistance recipients want the state to increase the number of days it disburses benefits to help relieve sporadic food shortages. Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program recipients say it's sometimes difficult to find fresh fruits, vegetables and meat in the last two weeks of each month since Illinois in 2013 began distributing the assi