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1 hr ago | Journal and Courier

Anne Frank wrote her last diary entry 70 years ago

Seventy years ago, on Aug. 1, 1944, Anne Frank made her final diary entry from her hiding place in Amsterdam.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Holidays

5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

August began with the lowest average gasoline price for this time of year since 2010.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Holidays, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

7 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot

The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Dessert, Food, Brownies, Baked Goods, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Golden, CO

11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Burger King 2Q profit rises 19 percent

Burger King Worldwide Inc. said its profit climbed by 19 percent in the second quarter as lower costs and growth overseas boosted results.


Related Topix: Fast Food, Food

15 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Congress sends VA overhaul to White House

Congress passed a landmark bill Thursday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Barack Obama

20 hrs ago |

Colorado considers a new look for edible pot

In this June 19, 2014, file photo, chef Alex Tretter carries a tray of cannabis-infused peanut butter and jelly cups to the oven for baking at Sweet Grass Kitchen, a well-established Denver-based gourmet marijuana edibles bakery which sells its confections to retail outlets throughout the state.


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Marijuana, Sweet Grass, MT, Dessert, Food, Brownies, Baked Goods, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaii island fish collector charged in scuba incident

Jay Lovell swam toward activist Rene Umberger before ripping out her air-supply regulator in this frame from a video Umberger released.


Related Topix: Kailua Kona, HI, Collecting, Hobbies

Click Orlando

New ice cream changes color as you lick it

Chef and physicist Manuel Linares, the creator behind a company called IceXperience in Spain, created Xamaleon, a cutting-edge ice cream flavor that starts out one color and then changes as a person eats it, reports.


Related Topix: Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

Vallejo Times-Herald

Kellogg's sales hurt as dieters drop Special K

The company, based in Battle Creek, Michigan, said Thursday that its profit fell 16 percent in the second quarter as its flagship cereal unit continued to suffer.


Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI, Breakfast, Food, Nutrition


Cronut creator unveils ice cream sundae in a can

"For someone less gourmet, it tastes like a souped-up root beer float," said a spokeswoman for Dominique Ansel Bakery.


Related Topix: Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Inventions, Science / Technology, Dining

KXLY-TV Spokane

Drought leads to high prices, low lakes

"It's just going crazy; people are starting to panic," said Arthur, the owner of Arthur & Orum Well Drilling Inc. "You go to the city, and some people don't know there's a drought," he told CNN.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Vegetables, Lake Nacimiento, CA

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.


Related Topix: Fruits, Food, Entomology, Science

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Ventura wins $1.8M after suing ex-SEAL sniper

It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler-turned-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Autos

WFIE-TV Evansville

U.N. asked to recognize Jewish holiday

Thirty-two countries have written to a U.N. General Assembly committee asking the United Nations to recognize Judaism's holiest day, Yom Kippur, as an official holiday.


Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Holidays, Yom Kippur

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

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.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Fast Food, Food

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Congress cooperates and fights as recess nears

Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.


Related Topix: US News, Veteran Affairs, Strategic Defense Initiative, US Politics, Barack Obama

Bellingham Herald

VA wants to fire 2 accused of manipulating data

The firings would be the strongest discipline handed out since May in a nationwide scandal over falsifying records on how long veterans wait to get care at VA hospitals and clinics.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Cheyenne, WY

WNOE-FM New Orleans

Spirit Airlines Adds New Direct Flights At New Orleans Airport

The company, based in Miramar, Florida, announced the expanded service Wednesday before it is set to start non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Houston, Texas, on Aug. 1. The New Orleans Advocate reports Spirit currently offers non-stop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Holidays, Lughnasadh

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ways to Save: 3 laptops drop to Black Friday prices Wednesday

In my continued search to save you time and money, I have a major price drop on the tech aisle.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Holidays, Black Friday, Computers, Cyber Monday

WAVE-TV Louisville

10 things to know for Wednesday

The strike that hit the crowded compound sheltering the war displaced comes amid Israel's heaviest air and artillery assault in more than three weeks of conflict with Hamas.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs