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    Fantasia set to return to the Broadway stage

    Page 1 of 2 Fantasia has come a long way since emerging as the season 3 winner on “American Idol” in 2004. Her winning was virtually assured when she delivered a spellbinding rendition of the George Gershwin classic “Summertime” from “Porgy and Bess.” The famed opera has, of course, been presented on the Broadway stage….

    Food Assistance Program Accuracy Rate at Record High

    Page 1 of 2As lawmakers debate cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) today, a new report shows it has one of the highest accuracy records of any governmental program.The United States Department of Agriculture reports that for the fiscal year of 2012, the SNAP payment accuracy rate was 96.58 percent – t…

    Kwame Kilpatrick’s request for bond release denied

    Kwame Kilpatrick is pulling out all the stops to get out of jail, at least temporarily. His latest attempt, however has failed. The ex-mayor’s request for release on bond until sentencing has been denied by a federal court judge. U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds made the decision, citing Kilpatrick’s criminal record and a…