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2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

The Oakland Tribune reports about 13,000 pounds of plantains and jackfruit were donated to the zoo Wednesday after the fruit truck overturned on Interstate 580.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Entomology, Science

5 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Fast food ambitions in China hurt by safety scares

A woman looks at a menu with words " everyday half-price " in front of a KFC fast food restaurant in Beijing, China Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Dining, Fast Food, World News, China, Louisville, KY

9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Researchers aim to find new uses for shrimp shells

"I believe in what I would call a chitin economy. I personally believe, if properly developed, the material you can develop from chitin and the markets you could sell them in would make the shrimp shell worth more than the meat," said Rogers, an owner and founder of 525 Solutions, a startup company housed in UA's Alabama Innovation and Mentoring of ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Chemistry, Science, Life, Seafood, Department of Energy, CPU, Science / Technology, University of Texas at Austin

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Reuters

Book Talk: Paull's 'The Bees' looks at life inside the hive

Three years ago playwright Laline Paull began to notice bees in her garden in Sussex, southeast England.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Life, Honey

Journal and Courier

Millennials spend big bucks on these vices

Millennials spend big bucks on these vices What Millennials are spending on booze, coffee and fast food, by state.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Life, Fast Food

KOAT-TV

Nine popular, but unhealthy restaurant meals

French toast with enough saturated fat to last a week, a burger with more than three days worth of sodium and a stack of seafood with more than a day's worth of calories top this year's Xtreme Eating list of meals at full-service restaurant chains.

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Related Topix: Life, Seafood, Dining, Pudding

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Voices of Faith: What's about Jesus' impatience with fig tree?

The Rev. Joe Nassal, priest at Precious Blood Center in Liberty: The context provides a clue.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Israel, World News, Middle East

Knutsford Guardian

Hollywood: I'm tired of eating cake

The silver-haired baker is returning with fellow judge Mary Berry to the next series of The Great British Bake-Off and he said that he was now more likely to opt for pies than cakes.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Bread

The Raw Story

McDonald's Japan unveils 'tofu nuggets' after China meat scandal

McDonald's restaurants in Japan are turning to time-honoured Asian soul food - tofu - as the chain scrambles to minimise the damage from an embarrassing tainted meat scandal in China.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray Share Details of Their Secret Atlanta Dates

But the proposal actually happened months ago and, since the end of filming, the two have had to sneak around Atlanta, where they both live, to see each other.

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Related Topix: Life, Sushi, Japanese Cuisine

WTOP-FM Washington

Obama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writers

President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American's heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Life, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bar-B-Q, Theater, Arts

Tri-cityherald.com

Ideas for eating abundance of zucchini

Zucchini bread is fine and all, but when you’re staring down a mountain of summer abundance, how much of it can you really eat? Convinced we could find more — and more creative — ways to use up a bounty of zucchini, we decided to explore out-of-the-box ideas for summer’s most notorious love-hate vegetable.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Bread, Vegetables

WTOC-TV Savannah

Bumper crop of cucumbers? Here's what to do

Now's the time when your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Avocado, New England, ND, Recipes

Myrtle Beach Online

For a decadent treat, make your own ice cream cake

The standard ice cream shop variety usually consists of chocolate and vanilla ice cream sandwiching a layer of addictive fudge crunch, but if you make ice cream cake at home, the flavor possibilities are limited only by your imagination.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Ice Cream, Cookies, Recipes

KMIZ

Arby's: More meat is mightier

The limited-time offers include a Reuben Super Stack featuring corned beef, turkey, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing.

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Related Topix: Life, Fast Food

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Cooper cooks up a fast food storm

The Oscar-nominated heartthrob, who next voices Rocket Raccoon in Guardians Of The Galaxy, surprised customers at a branch of Burger King in London's Leicester Square as he served them at the counter and rustled up Whoppers, reported The Sun.

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WTMA-AM North Charleston

What Happened When 3 Politicians Tried a Minimum Wage Budget?

Have you ever seen a congressman snacking on a measly tin of sardines? Or maybe a governor ordering a McChicken off the Dollar Menu? In Washington this week, that scene was reality for three Democratic politicians who are taking the "Live the Wage" challenge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Ted Strickland, US Governors, John Boehner, Republican, Life, Fruits

NBC Chicago

NYC Mom: Cops Used Chokehold on Me

An expectant mom enjoying a front stoop barbecue with her family says a cop placed her in a chokehold outside her Brooklyn home.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Delaware Gets $690,000 Grant for Nutrition

Public health officials say Delaware's Women, Infants and Children program has received a grant of more than $690,000 to implement an electronic benefits transfer system.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government, Delaware, Life, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

KHOU-TV Houston

Red Lobster tries acting like a fancier restaurant

Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and plating dishes higher like fancier restaurants.

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Related Topix: Seafood, Life

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