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Program to put ‘Kids Eat Right’ logo on Kraft Singles ending
NEW YORK — A program to put a dietitian group’s “Kids Eat Right” logo on Kraft Singles has reached an early expiration date. Kraft Foods and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics decided to end the partnership because “misperceptions are overshadowing the campaign,” Kraft said in a sta...
By Candice Choi The Associated Press FULL STORY
You can master the dumpling with dumpling master Jenn Louis
MIAMI BEACH, Fla — When Portland chef Jenn Louis set out to perfect pasta dumplings in Italy, she was occasionally met with such disdain from local chefs she might as well have been trying to push the doughy fare to the Paleo diet crowd. “Each person I interviewed and cooked with had a differen...
By Kelli Kennedy The Associated Press FULL STORY
Century-old NYC matzo factory faces a high-tech future
NEW YORK — The last Passover matzos have rolled out of a century-old bakery on Manhattan’s Lower East Side — a neighborhood that’s been dubbed the “Jewish Plymouth Rock.” The Streit’s factory is the oldest in the nation still churning out the unleavened flatbread that’s essential fo...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
First lady asks kids to step up for healthy lunch challenge
WASHINGTON — Know any kids with a knack for making healthy lunches? Michelle Obama might invite them to the White House. The first lady once again is challenging the nation’s children to dream up healthy lunch recipes, a now annual component of her Let’s Move! campaign to reduce childhood obe...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
This day in history
In 1789, the U.S. House of Representatives held its first full meeting in New York; Frederick Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania was elected the first House speaker. In 1815, Prussian/German statesman Otto von Bismarck was born in Schoenhausen. In 1865, during the Civil War, Union forces led by Maj. Gen. ...
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The strongest creature on the planet is the rhinoceros beetle. The beetle can lift up to 850 times its own weight. *** The Latin words cum laude mean with praise. The phrase is used for academic honors. *** Ginger has been used medicinally for thousands for years. Eating ginger helps motion s...

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California governor orders mandatory water restrictions
ECHO LAKE — California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials Wednesday to impose mandatory..
Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday created the first-ever sanctions program to penal..
Iraq declares victory over Islamic State group in Tikrit
TIKRIT, Iraq — Iraq declared a "magnificent victory" Wednesday over the Islamic State group in Tik..
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