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32 min ago | The Tribune

Havana retro-Soviet restaurant a nod to nostalgia

There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant.

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Related Topix: Food, Dining, Cuba, World News, Central America, Vladimir Putin, Recipes

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Missouri cop on leave over inflammatory video

A Missouri police officer involved in maintaining security in troubled Ferguson was put on administrative leave Friday after a video surfaced showing him railing about the Supreme Court, Muslims, and his past -- and perhaps, he said, his future -- as "a killer."

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Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, Veteran Affairs, Autos

KMIZ

Good neighbors are good for your heart

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Food and Drug Administration, Food, Seafood

The Wichita Eagle

Guidelines spell end of Ohio schools' pink cookie

A favorite - and locally famous - cafeteria treat is off the menu forever in one northeast Ohio school system because of new federal nutritional guidelines.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Recipes, Baked Goods, Cookies, Dessert, Food, Entertainment

Harvard Hillside

Man charged in biting attack at Lollapalooza

A 33-year-old man is accused of biting two men in a seemingly random attack as the Arctic Monkeys performed at Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Holidays, Juneau, AK

KBCI CBS 2

Keurig strikes deal with Kraft on coffee brands

Keurig Green Mountain says it struck a deal to make Kraft's branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single-serve brewing systems in the U.S. The companies did not disclose financial terms of the deal.

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Related Topix: Waterbury, VT, Homebrewing, Hobbies

Cybercast News Service

New go-to career for New England's young: Farming

Across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, New England, ND, Food, Local Food, Vegetables, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Chorley Citizen

East Lancs RAF war hero killed in motorbike smash

A WAR veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan has died after his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision on a country road.

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Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KSWO

No bail for woman in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY

Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park.

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Related Topix: Religion, Amish, US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park, Self Defense

KTMF

Officer in Wal-Mart shooting involved in 2010 case

A police officer on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart store also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting in which he was not indicted after evidence showed he acted in self-defense, authorities confirmed Thursday.

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Related Topix: Self Defense, Beavercreek, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KHQ-TV Spokane

Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial

A young woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from school and raping her had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday.

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Related Topix: Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WFAA-TV Dallas

US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.

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Related Topix: Florida, Gay/Lesbian, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

WBTV

Consumer Reports advises pregnant women to avoid tuna

In a new review of seafood safety, Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women avoid eating tuna due to concerns about mercury exposure.

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Related Topix: Seafood, Food, Food and Drug Administration

Daily Reporter

Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts - in the noodles.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Food, Dieting,

Cybercast News Service

California drought stings bees, honey supplies

California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

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Related Topix: Food, Honey, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Los Banos, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

94% 'have risky BBQ hygiene habit'

Some 94% of people say they have at least one habit at the barbecue that risks the health of them and their guests Almost all Britons make risky hygiene mistakes at the barbecue, research has found, leading a Government body to suggest they cook the food in the oven first.

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Related Topix: Food, Bar-B-Q, Food Poisoning, Health

Post and Courier

Police: Video may show gunman in fatal Myrtle Beach hotel shooting

A video shot outside a Myrtle Beach hotel just before four people were shot over Memorial Day weekend may show the gunman, according to investigators.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Memorial Day, Holidays, Summerville, SC

Post and Courier

North Carolina police arrest Myrtle Beach shooting suspect

Police in North Carolina have arrested a man wanted in one of eight Memorial Day weekend shootings in Myrtle Beach.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Myrtle Beach, SC, Memorial Day, Holidays

102-5 The Fox

Arby's Lends Pharrell Williams' Hat To Newseum

Pharrell Williams' famous Grammy night hat is making a comeback, this time at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The journalism and news museum announced that Skateboard P's high-crowned Vivienne Westwood hat will be on display beginning Friday through October 26th.

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Related Topix: Fast Food, Food

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

The babysitter costs HOW much?

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Food, Pizza, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

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