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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

Celebrating Easter _ and creativity _ in New York

"That's what she wore for St. Patrick's Day," said Barbara Baicich as she scooped up her cockapoo - half spaniel, half poodle - in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral.


Related Topix: Holidays, Easter, Halloween

5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Ohio hog farms hit by disease that kills baby pigs

The disease is causing worry for the hog industry because severe strains of the virus can wipe out a farm's entire supply of baby pigs.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Food, Pork, Meat

9 hrs ago | Times Herald

Holy days converge in packed Old City Jerusalem

Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.


Related Topix: Travel, Israel Travel, Jerusalem, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Holidays, Passover, Israel, World News, Middle East

13 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

10 fastest rising food prices

Food prices at the grocery store are up, following an increase in production costs and wholesale prices.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Food, Meat, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

18 hrs ago | Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Widower's quilts piece together family stories

Everett Drevs of Estherville, one of the few male quilters in Iowa, shows one of his favorite quilts, which was made from pieces of material taken from the clothes he and his late wife would wear to go dancing.


Related Topix: Estherville, IA, Quilting, Hobbies, Sewing, Lymphoma, Health

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

Small plane crashes in C. Michigan field, killing 2

The Argus-Press of Owosso reports the plane crashed Saturday afternoon in Shiawassee County's Venice Township.


Related Topix: Owosso, MI, Shiawassee County, MI, Flying, Hobbies

CBS Local

Jenkintown Mayor's Menu Filled Up: 1 Day, 24 Restaurants

Jenkintown Mayor Ed Foley, in a gut-busting campaign to draw attention to the tiny borough's varied restaurant scene, set out to visit all 24 of them on Saturday, starting with a pre-dawn visit to IHOP.


Related Topix: Food, Dining

Washington Examiner

Special car, plate for veteran at NY Auto Show

A wounded Iraq war veteran has been given a specially outfitted SUV by Toyota, and he's gotten an honorary license plate for it from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Toyota RAV4, Toyota, SUV, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York, New York Government


Can Wal-Mart Really Make Organic Food Cheap For Everyone?

Wal-Mart is promising to drive down the prices of organic food by bringing in a new company, WildOats, to deliver a whole range of additional products.


Related Topix: Food, Organic Food, Agriculture, Science

WMAL-AM Washington

President Obama's Address: Sending Easter and Passover Greetings

President Obama's weekly address leaves behind politics and focuses on the spirit of the season and the meaning of the holiday.


Related Topix: Holidays, Passover

Oxford Times

Wilderness Festival to offer more forest revelry

ORGANISERS of Oxfordshire's Wilderness festival have unveiled a programme of feasting and revelling for their expanded event, which they say will recapture the spirit of the raucous Wychwood Forest Fairs originally held on the site.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Gordon Ramsay, Food, Chefs

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBS Local

Governor Brown Issues 63 Pardons On Good Friday

Gov. Jerry Brown is keeping with his tradition of offering pardons to convicted offenders on Christian holidays, announcing on Good Friday that he issued 63 pardons.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown, Holidays, Good Friday

KHOU-TV Houston

Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics , but will resume her performances in August.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Holidays, Uniondale, NY, Entertainment

Nanaimo Daily News

Colorado deaths raise worries about marijuana edibles; lawmakers move to tighten rules

Two recent deaths have raised concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of the drug, especially since cookies, candy and other pot edibles can be exponentially more potent than a joint.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Baked Goods, Cookies, Dessert, Food

The Macon Telegraph

Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the date by lighting up for reasons not quite clear.


Related Topix: Holidays, Easter, Drugs, Marijuana


Court reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide

The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq has won a bid to reinstate a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Weyburn This Week

USDA orders hog farms, labs to report infections from virus that has killed millions of pigs

Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday.


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Food, Pork, Meat, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

Chobani to Expand Beyond Top-Selling Greek Yogurt

Chobani plans to expand beyond its Greek yogurt cups this summer as it faces intensifying competition in the fast growing category.


Related Topix: Fruits, Food

The Modesto Bee

'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season

The season premiere is a spoof of "Breaking Bad." The first of 10 weekly episodes, it airs at 10:30 p.m. EDT.


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Boondocks, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Breaking Bad, African-American, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Southland, Regina King


Pope Francis to lead Good Friday Mass

Pope Francis will lead a special Mass at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.


Related Topix: Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI