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3 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Toll plaza boss saves lost senior 125 miles from home

Mark Taylor, a Thruway Authority toll plaza supervisor in Canaan, N.Y., was nearing the end of his night shift at the when a clerk called him to her booth.


Related Topix: Canaan, NY, Veteran Affairs, Bethlehem, NY, Selkirk, NY

7 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs.


Related Topix: Food, Pizza

11 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

It isn't a household name, but the company that's at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at McDonald's locations.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Aurora, IL, Food, Hamburger

15 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Porch shooter's lawyer says he feared for his life

In this April 25, 2014, file photo, Theodore Wafer listens during a motion hearing in Judge Timothy Kenny's courtroom at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit.


Related Topix: Self Defense, Dearborn Heights, MI

19 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

A sign is posted at a checkpoint belonging to the Islamic State group, captured from the Iraqi army, at the main entrance of Rawah, 175 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Holidays, Ramadan, Jalal Talabani

20 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.


Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks, Veteran Affairs

Yesterday | EDGE

Making Clothes from Castoffs

For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste.


Related Topix: Blog News, Columbia, SC, Sewing, Hobbies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

VA chief pledges end to whistleblower retaliation

The acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs vowed Tuesday to crack down on whistleblower retaliation after a private government watchdog released a critical report on the agency's treatment of employees who brought internal problems to light.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs


Maryland State Senator Must Drop Hershey Bar-Like Signs

JULY 16: In this photo illustration, Hershey's chocolate bars are shown on July 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.


Related Topix: US Politics, Dutch Ruppersberger, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Senate, Food, Chocolate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

KOLD-TV Tucson

California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.


Related Topix: Fruits, Food, Food and Drug Administration

Windsor Beacon

Fruit recalled in Rhode Island, possible listeria

The state health department says California-based Wawona Packing Co. issued the recall for certain kinds of whole peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots.


Related Topix: Fruits, Food

Army Times

VA nominee McDonald to go before Congress

President Barack Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department is going before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee for a confirmation hearing as Congress considers a bill to help the next VA leader do his job.


Related Topix: US News, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jeff Miller, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran

Detroit News

China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King

A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets.


Related Topix: Burger King, Restaurant Management, Starbucks, Mcdonalds, Food and Drug Administration, Food, Hamburger

The Tribune

Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east.


Related Topix: Conspiracy Theory, Hobbies, Vladimir Putin

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Go for the Food: Shwarma in Copenhagen

Don't tell the folks over at avant-garde eateries Noma and Geranium, but for many visitors to Denmark's capital, the biggest culinary sensation isn't Nordic fusion.


Related Topix: Food, Dining, Hamburger

Hispanic Business

Retaliation From Supervisors Rife at VA

A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Medicine, Veteran Affairs

WGAL-TV Lancaster

7 things to know about epilepsy

An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Related Topix: Epilepsy, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Food, Nutrition, Autos

The Fresno Bee

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

This June 18, 2009 file photo shows cows grazing in Rock County, Neb. Compared to the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases connected to global warming per calorie, puts out six times as much nitrogen for water pollution, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study ... (more)


Related Topix: Beef, Food, Meat, Pork, Global Warming, Environment, Science, Bard College, Agriculture

KHOU-TV Houston

Biden: US won't rest until VA problems fixed

Vice President Joe Biden is telling veterans that the Obama administration won't rest until major problems at the Veterans Affairs Department get fixed.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs

Myrtle Beach Online

For Your Home: Let open shelves transform your kitchen

More homeowners are ditching wall-mounted boxes in the kitchen for a more open, spacious look, especially when the room is small.


Related Topix: For Your Home, Entertainment, Television, Food, Recipes, Education

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