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1 hr ago | WGBH

Can Wal-Mart Really Make Organic Food Cheap For Everyone?

Wal-Mart is promising to drive down the prices of organic food by bringing in a new company, WildOats, to deliver a whole range of additional products.

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Related Topix: Food, Organic Food, Agriculture, Science

6 hrs ago | WMAL-AM Washington

President Obama's Address: Sending Easter and Passover Greetings

President Obama's weekly address leaves behind politics and focuses on the spirit of the season and the meaning of the holiday.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Passover

10 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Wilderness Festival to offer more forest revelry

ORGANISERS of Oxfordshire's Wilderness festival have unveiled a programme of feasting and revelling for their expanded event, which they say will recapture the spirit of the raucous Wychwood Forest Fairs originally held on the site.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Gordon Ramsay, Food, Chefs

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBS Local

Governor Brown Issues 63 Pardons On Good Friday

Gov. Jerry Brown is keeping with his tradition of offering pardons to convicted offenders on Christian holidays, announcing on Good Friday that he issued 63 pardons.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown, Holidays, Good Friday

KHOU-TV Houston

Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics , but will resume her performances in August.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Holidays, Uniondale, NY, Entertainment

Nanaimo Daily News

Colorado deaths raise worries about marijuana edibles; lawmakers move to tighten rules

Two recent deaths have raised concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of the drug, especially since cookies, candy and other pot edibles can be exponentially more potent than a joint.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Baked Goods, Cookies, Dessert, Food

The Macon Telegraph

Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the date by lighting up for reasons not quite clear.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Easter, Drugs, Marijuana

KFVS12

Court reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide

The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq has won a bid to reinstate a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Weyburn This Week

USDA orders hog farms, labs to report infections from virus that has killed millions of pigs

Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Food, Pork, Meat, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

Chobani to Expand Beyond Top-Selling Greek Yogurt

Chobani plans to expand beyond its Greek yogurt cups this summer as it faces intensifying competition in the fast growing category.

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Related Topix: Fruits, Food

The Modesto Bee

'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season

The season premiere is a spoof of "Breaking Bad." The first of 10 weekly episodes, it airs at 10:30 p.m. EDT.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Boondocks, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Breaking Bad, African-American, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Southland, Regina King

Click2Houston

Pope Francis to lead Good Friday Mass

Pope Francis will lead a special Mass at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

ABC News

Filipino Devotees Re-Enact Crucifixion of Christ

Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Good Friday

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Times-series.co.uk

Kate wigs out at Aussie Easter show

But Kate could not help teasing William about his disappearing follicles when the royal couple visited the prestigious Sydney Royal Easter Show.

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Related Topix: Food, Vegetables, Beef, Meat

KFVS12

Fabled feta cheese

Greeks are particular about their feta. Some like theirs soft and mild; others prefer it hard and crumbly.

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Related Topix: Food, Cheese

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are "an affront" to the nation.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Holidays, Passover

KNDU

School bans on chocolate milk may backfire

Banning chocolate milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids' health, but efforts to do so haven't turned out that way, a small study found.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Cornell University, Medicine, Nutrition, Food, Education Etc.

National Public Radio

Easter Butter Lamb Gets 'Pardon' At Buffalo Market

Butter sculptures in the shape of a lamb are a traditional part of Easter meals among Buffalo's large Polish-American population.

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Related Topix: New York, Thanksgiving, Holidays

TheDenverChannel

Chipotle 1Q profit up on sales surge Mexican food chain Chipotle's...

Mexican food chain Chipotle's first-quarter net income rose 8 percent. Higher food costs were offset by a sales surge as more customers bought its burritos and other fare.

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Related Topix: Food, Mexican Cuisine

Click Orlando

Beer, grilled cheese and really clean clothes

Nestled on a New York side street, a new type of laundromat has opened its doors, offering gourmet cheese sandwiches and drop-off laundry services.

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Related Topix: East Village (New York, NY), Food, Dining, New York, New York Government

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