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Texas Man Sentenced to 50 Years for Stealing More than $1.2M in Fajitas

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 9:12pm 4/24/2018 at 9:12pm
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Gilberto Escamilla was sentenced to 50 years in the slammer for stealing more than $1.2 million in fajitas.

Escamilla pled guilty to theft by a public servant.

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CDC Expands E. Coli Warning To All Romaine Lettuce

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 3:30pm 4/21/2018 at 3:30pm
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The CDC has issued an E. coli warning about all romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona area.  The warning includes all romaine lettuce, hearts, and salad mixes containing romaine.  While the warnings focus on store-bought romaine lettuce, the warning does extend to all restaurants, as well.

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Starbucks’ Virtue Signaling Gets the Meme Treatment it Deserves

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/18/2018 at 3:00pm

Two black men were arrested at a Starbucks Coffee store in Philadelphia last week after getting a call from a store manager. The men arrested attempted to use the store’s bathrooms without purchasing anything and then refused to leave. They were reportedly meeting with a real estate investor.

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Switzerland: New Law Makes It Illegal To Boil Live Lobsters

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 4:00pm 2/18/2018 at 4:00pm
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Lobsters have gone from being considered “trash” food fit only for servants, the poor, and cats to being a much-loved, often expensive delicacy.

Everyone has heard the myth that lobsters “scream” when tossed in a pot of boiling water—they don’t, they have no vocal cords, but research does indicate that lobsters (and...

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Trump plans on replacing portion of food stamps with food

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 11:00am 2/14/2018 at 11:00am
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Obama may have wanted to be a transformative President, but Donald J. Trump appears well on his way to owning this title.

His administration is now proposing a food delivery program that would replace about half of food stamp benefits for households who qualify for the boxes. The program is referred to...

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House passes bill to ease Obama’s excessive menu labeling rules

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:13pm 2/7/2018 at 9:13pm
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President Trump is not the only one taking a giant eraser to Barack Obama’s legacy.

The House of Representatives has just passed a bill rescinding many of the former President’s restrictive menu labeling rules, and potentially providing enough flexibility so that restaurants won’t have to label the calories for every variation of...

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California may declare coffee a “cancer risk”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 9:00am 1/30/2018 at 9:00am

In 1986, California’s Proposition 65 (the Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act) was passed, placing restrictions on toxic discharges into drinking water and required that people be notified who were exposed to carcinogens and reproductive toxins.

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Tax reforms achieve what progressives never could – Starbucks raises wages, benefits

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 3:00pm 1/24/2018 at 3:00pm

Democrats have spent years trying to “Raise the Wage” for workers in entry-level and part-time jobs, to no avail.

Their approach was all wrong. Though they successfully installed minimum wage hikes in blue locals, the exact population they sought to help experienced layoffs, hour cuts, and even store closures as a result...

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My new coffee mug was once targeted by 22 State Attorneys General

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 7:00pm 12/28/2017 at 7:00pm

I love coffee so very much. Not just for its caffeine benefits, which are a necessity as a work from home mom with a baby and a puppy, but because it’s a staple of my morning routine.

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FDA to crack down on “potentially harmful, unproven homeopathic drugs”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 3:30pm 12/23/2017 at 3:30pm
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Earlier this week, the FDA announced a coming crackdown on “potentially harmful, unproven homeopathic drugs”.

Homeopathic drugs are holistic and said to stimulate the body’s power to heal itself by focusing on the entire picture of health and not only the ailment needing treatment. Some swear by homeopathy, even if there’s little...

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13 States ask SCOTUS to block California egg law

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:15pm 12/9/2017 at 9:15pm
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Thirteen states are trying to haul California in front of the US Supreme Court.

While there is a myriad of issues that would be worthy of this move, it is the Golden State’s egg law that the potential plaintiffs want cracked open before the nation’s highest court.

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Judge makes critical ruling in Washington Bikini Barista case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 2:30pm 12/6/2017 at 2:30pm
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Despite its status as a blue state, a special set of entrepreneurs have figured out how to market one of Washinton’s iconic products: Coffee.

Perhaps inspired by the “Hooters” model for chicken wings, scantily clad women serve up delicious caffeinated drinks and a smile. The successful business model, however, was drawing concerns...

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Study: Drinking 3 or 4 cups of coffee might be good for you

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 4:00pm 11/29/2017 at 4:00pm

As a work from home mom with a toddler and a puppy, I was heartened to read that my caffeine addiction (though I’d argue it’s more of a necessity during this stage of life) might not be so terrible for my health after all.

A recent study found that drinking 3...

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Cranberries may become America’s next fertilizer

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/23/2017 at 1:00pm
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Happy Thanksgiving.

This year, I wanted to take an in-depth look at cranberries, which are second only to the turkey drumstick as the favorite component of my holiday meal.

The little, red sphere of tartness turns out to be only one of three fruits that naturally occur in North America (the other two...

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Rachel Dolezal Now Selling Homemade Lollipops

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:30pm 11/19/2017 at 2:30pm

Former NAACP activist Rachel Dolezal is quietly selling homemade lollipops from her website.

You may remember Dolezal as the gal responsible for making selective race a national discussion. Dolezal, born of two white parents, masqueraded as a black woman for years saying she self-identified as black.

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Pro-lifers Boycott Jim Beam After Spokeswoman Mila Kunis Says She Donates to Planned Parenthood in Pence’s Name

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 6:00pm 11/9/2017 at 6:00pm

Actress Mila Kunis joined Conan last week. On the show, she revealed she makes an anonymous monthly donation to Planned Parenthood in Vice President Pence’s name.

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Bloomberg’s Cook County Soda Tax Repealed Months After its Implementation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 5:34pm 10/11/2017 at 5:34pm
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Nanny staters are gonna nanny state.

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s meddlesome agenda was dealt a blow Wednesday when Illinois’ Cook County voted to repeal its soda tax just months after it was adopted.

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