Texts: Favre also sought welfare money for football facility

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After Mississippi spent millions of dollars in welfare money on Brett Favre’s pet project, a university volleyball arena, the retired NFL quarterback tried two years later to get additional cash from the state’s welfare agency for another sports facility, new court documents show. The governor at the time, Republican Phil Bryant, … Read more

Start them young, says Kadazan food enthusiast | Daily Express Online

THERE is never-ending discovery when it comes to one’s culture. Be it in cuisine, way of living, ethnic dances, cultural belief, attract and so on. The Kadazan culture has great diversity when it comes to authentic food preparation. Each Kadazan family holds their own values, re-creating own menu based on “recipes” passed down from the … Read more

Guide Dogs for the Blind and American Foundation for the Blind Release Research Study Findings | Business

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., & WASHINGTON, DC–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 22, 2022– Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) and the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) have announced the findings of The Role of Guide Dogs in 2022 and Beyondjoined, two-year research study to examine the long-term outlook for guide dog use in the United States and Canada. … Read more

Guide Dogs for the Blind and American Foundation for the Blind Release Research Study Findings | News

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., & WASHINGTON, DC–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 22, 2022– Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) and the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) have announced the findings of The Role of Guide Dogs in 2022 and Beyondjoined, two-year research study to examine the long-term outlook for guide dog use in the United States and Canada. … Read more

More food price hikes in Japan to deal further blow to family finances

This June 2022 photo shows an employee organizing products on shelves at Super Sanyo grocery store in Tokyo’s Adachi Ward. (Mainichi/Hiroko Michishita) TOKYO — Price increases for food items as well as utility bills that are closely linked to people’s daily lives are set to peak in October in Japan. Price rises in October are … Read more

Wichita KS restaurants, hotels failed inspections Sept. 4-10

Eight Wichita-area businesses were deemed out of compliance during Kansas Department of Agriculture food and lodging safety inspections conducted Sept. 4-10, reports show. Among problems inspectors found: employees who didn’t wash their hands, old ranch sauce and hot dogs, dirty equipment, unlabeled chemicals, mildew, flies in a container of sauerkraut, and moldy strawberries. Information about … Read more

Wildlife restoration project leads to cold fusion honey business for Sunshine Coast beekeepers

When Leisa and Tony Sams bought a farm and set about reconnecting bushland that had been divided for a century, they never imagined where it would lead them. Seven years later, they are producing an award-winning range of pure raw honey infused with flavors including organic ginger, turmeric, lemon myrtle, rose petals, chilli, cinnamon, lavender, … Read more

GO! SOLUTIONS Launches Two New Categories to Expand Functional Recipe Options for Cats and Dogs | News

CHILLIWACK, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 14, 2022– GO! SOLUTIONS ®, a Petcurean premium flagship brand, is excited to announce the addition of two new dry food categories for cats and dogs to their existing solutions-based collection: GO! SOLUTIONS WEIGHT MANAGEMENT + JOINT CARE and GO! DIGESTION + GUT HEALTH SOLUTIONS. Each new GO! SOLUTIONS category includes … Read more

Social Security’s COLA spike would still leave problems for many seniors

The expected surge in the 2023 Social Security cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, would be a gain not seen in four decades, but it still leaves millions of seniors in poverty. Based on recent inflation figures, some experts forecast that the 2023 COLA could be as high as 8.7%. A COLA of 8.7% is extremely rare … Read more

Oktoberfest Is Back but Shadowed by ‘Red Hot’ Inflation

By MICHAEL FAULHABER and DANIEL NIEMANN, Associated Press MUNICH (AP) — Oktoberfest is back in Germany after a two-year pandemic interruption — the same bicep-challenging beer mugs, fat-dripping pork knuckles, pretzels the size of dinner plates, men in leather shorts and women in cleavage-baring traditional dresses. But while brewers are more than glad to see … Read more