Tom Schweich Planning to Review the Department of Social Services’ Administration of Two Assistance Orograms

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is planning to review the Department of Social Services’ administration of two assistance programs. Schweich said that the audit will focus on temporary assistance for needy families and the electronic benefit transfer process, which is to access food stamps. The audit has been added to the 2013 schedule for Schweich’s office. Schwiech pointed to recent reports of benefits being accessed from casinos, gentlemen’s clubs, and locations around the world. He says that the assistance programs are not intended to finance recipients’ entertainment or to pay for their vacations.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 59 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 20 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

22 hours 17 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.