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WAR ON SUGAR: Moderation, portion control are key

June 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

New York City officials have said they plans to ban the sale of sodas and other sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and venues. Cutting back on pop and juice could be a good thing, local health officials said, but healthy eating is more than that. Continue Reading

Soda tax not so sweet

January 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

26,000 premature deaths could be prevented, study findsThe soda tax is back on the table, and this time proponents say that a tax of a penny per ounce of sugar-sweetened beverage would not only raise $13 billion a year but also save $17 billion in medical costs by reducing the incidence of heart disease and diabetes. Continue Reading

POP to host auditions

May 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

SLAYTON The Prairie Oasis Players will host auditions from 7 to 8:30 a.m. June 1 and June 3 at the Murray County Central auditorium for a production of the melodrama “Wagon Wheels a-Rollin.”
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