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Milk producers: Soy milk not 'real' milk

Apr 29, 2010
The National Milk Producers Federation is very protective about the use of the word "milk." USA Today reports they've written the FDA for the sec...
Posted In: FDA, milk

County bans Happy Meal toys

Apr 28, 2010
If you're planning to buy a McDonald's Happy Meal for your kid in California's Silicon Valley sometime soon, don't expect to get a toy....
Posted In: Happy Meal, McDonald's

Controversy over KFC pink buckets

Apr 28, 2010
Kentucky Fried Chicken has launched a campaign to fight breast cancer with big pink buckets of chicken....
Posted In: breast cancer, KFC

Obama puts focus on economic efforts in rural U.S.

Apr 28, 2010
President Obama continued his two-day trip through rural America to talk about his economic efforts, clean-energy plans and the need to reform the...
Posted In: Obama, rural America

More high school grads head to college

Apr 28, 2010
New high school graduates are choosing college more than ever. The U.S. Department of Labor reported that 70.1 percent of the class of 2009 high...
Posted In: Education

Oil spill may harm shrimp, fish industries

Apr 27, 2010
The oil rig explosion off the Louisiana coast continues to spew thousands of gallons of oil daily. While the cause of the incident remains to be...
Posted In: oil rig accident

Top 10 mortgage fraud states

Apr 27, 2010
A report released by the Mortgage Asset Research Institute showed that mortgage fraud is still on the rise. Mortgage fraud incidents increased 7...
Posted In: mortgage fraud

You've got a new home, Charlie Brown

Apr 27, 2010
The marketing rights for Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the gang are changing hands....
Posted In: Iconix, Peanuts

After 11 years, Dunkin' Donuts returns to Russia

Apr 27, 2010
Dunkin' Donuts is coming back to Russia after leaving the country in 1999. It will open its first of 20 planned stores in Moscow. The move comes 11...
Posted In: Dunkin' Donuts, Russia

Merkel to Greece: Show us the cuts, before you get the bucks

Apr 26, 2010
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country is ready to help out debt-ridden Greece, but it "must to do its homework first." The chancellor...
Posted In: Greece



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