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2 hrs ago | AskMen

Christmas Cop

Whereas, on or about the night prior to Christmas, there did occur at a certain improved piece of real property a general lack of stirring by all creatures therein, including, but not limited to, a mouse.

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6 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Candy wars continue: Mars vs. Hershey

Call it the candy wars, round three: This time Mars Inc. is going after rival Hershey over chocolate-covered malt balls, all-red packaging and a missing letter "s."

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10 hrs ago | Metro Times

Film Review: Ernest & Celestine

And, yes, I'm including Frozen . Created by the same people behind a wonderfully insane Belgian confection called A Town Called Panic , this charming, sweet-natured and gorgeously understated adaptation of Gabrielle Vincent's children's books was nominated for a much-deserved Oscar.

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14 hrs ago | Candy Industry

Norman Love: Designing a chocolate destination

Editor's note: Editor-in-Chief Bernie Pacyniak recently went on a trip to Florida, visiting three candy companies while there.

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18 hrs ago | Confectionery News

All the world's our stage! In-store theatrics propels Spun Candy to venture overseas

Premium British confectioner Spun Candy plans to expand internationally by attracting customers with innovative in-store displays and live production.

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21 hrs ago | The Star Press

New Planet Fitness gym has been bustling during first week open

An impromptu party broke out Thursday night at the grand opening of the Planet Fitness gym facility.

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Yesterday | The Escapist

Movie Rights Optioned For Marshmallow Peeps

And the "other shoe" drops on the massive success of The Lego Movie. Filmmaker Adam Rifkin, late of Detroit Rock City and Underdog, has optioned the film and TV rights to Peeps - as in, the colored-sugar encrusted marshmallow candies popularly associated with the Easter holiday.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Deadline

Adam Rifkin Eyes 'Peeps' Classic Candy Treats For Animated Film & TV Franchise

EXCLUSIVE : The classic Peeps marshmallow candies could be making the leap from Easter baskets to the big screen via filmmaker Adam Rifkin , who has optioned film and TV rights to the sugary confections along with his producing partners Brent Tinter and Brian E. Rochlin.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Detroit Rock City, Adventure, Adam Rifkin, Life, Food, Bethlehem, PA

CSP

Hershey's Miniatures

New, contemporary packaging for Hershey's Miniatures Assortment officially hit retail shelves this week, the candy maker said.

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Ohio.com

Food Notes: Ramp festival features savory candies; food trucks get rolling

Freshly made Rampeienstein Nougat candy for sale at Grabham's Handmade Candies in Cuyahoga Falls.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Chocolate, Peninsula, OH

SBWire

New Market Study Published: Sugar Confectionery in Indonesia

By 2013, sugar confectionery remained the most affordable and popular indulgence product in Indonesia, with a target market ranging from children to adults.

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Alabama Live

April 22 is National Jelly Bean Day

They were President Reagan's favorite candy and he used them to help him quit smoking when he was the governor of California.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Denzel Washington evens the score as 'The Equalizer'

Denzel Washington found there are certain perks to playing a retired government operative trying to live a humble life as a home-store employee.

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Related Topix: Flight, The Equalizer, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Denzel Washington, Life, Food, Edward Woodward, Horror Movies, Taken, Thriller, Drama Movies

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Candy Blog

Hot Tamales Tropical Heat

Just Born has been making Hot Tamales , a cinnamon flavored jelly candy, since 1950.

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Huntington Beach Independent

Kids run wild at annual egg hunt

Trystan Huynh stared intently at the field in front of him and did his best to mimic a raging bull before it charges, kicking up dirt from underneath his feet.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Huntington Beach, CA, Westminster, CA

PennLive.com

Too much Easter candy? 7 fun kids' experiments with leftover treats

Easter may come once a year, but treats sure don't . Add up the holidays and family celebrations, school and sports events, birthday parties and even mundane outings like trips to the bank, and that whole " it's just one day " thing starts to sound a little silly.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Food, Chocolate, Chemistry, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

BellaOnline

Substitute Teacher Thank You Gifts

Sometimes, no matter how well staffed you think you might be, inevitably, there will be substitutes in your Primary.

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OnMilwaukee

Customers crazy for Half Nuts

For 24 years, Mary and William Ziegler have owned and operated candy and nut shop, Half Nuts, 9617 W. Greenfield Ave., in West Allis.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Life, Food, De Pere, WI

Joystiq

Weekly Webcomic Wrapup wants to know your favorite candy

This weekend is Easter, and you know what that means: family dinners, religious iconography, rabbits, rainbow-colored eggs, and more sugar-induced cavities than you can shake a chocolate-covered chunk of peanut butter at.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Food, Laptops/Notebooks, Video Games

Herald-Citizen

Easter Egg Hunt

Kai Rich, 2, finds a piece of candy in the grass during yesterday's Shrine Club Easter Egg Hunt at the Putnam County Fair Grounds.

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