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RYAN BAKKEN: Beverages, not gas, is biggest price crime

September 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

You probably have noticed that gas prices are nearing $4 at local pumps.
Whenever gas prices climb, consumers complain and station owners blame it on everything except their own profit margin. Continue Reading

Thai billionaire who created Red Bull energy drink dies at 89

March 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Chaleo Yoovidhya founded T.C. Pharmaceuticals. In the 1970s, it formulated an energy drink prototype called Krathing Daeng, or Red Bull in English. It was popular among Thai truck drivers and laborers.
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Behavior changes might come from exposure before birth to BPA

October 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A before birth could affect girls’ behavior at age 3, according to the latest study on potential health effects of the compound used in the manufacturing of some plastic drink bottles and food can linings.
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Flavored milk out as L.A. school choice

June 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The school board on Tuesday voted to eliminate chocolate and strawberry milk from schools as of July 1. LAUSD joins a growing number of school districts nationwide, including in the District of Columbia, Boulder Valley, Colo., and Berkeley, Calif., that serve only plain milk because of the added sugar contained in flavored versions. Continue Reading

N.D. House passes bill allowing wine makers to sell directly to stores

February 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota law now allows wine makers to sell directly to consumers. But to sell their wine in stores, they have to go through a liquor wholesaler first. Continue Reading&