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  • The Great CT Wine Swindle?

    The Great CT Wine Swindle?
    Connecticut is a tough place to grow wine grapes, and state officials are now investigating allegations that a few of our wineries are cheating. The suspicion is that some of Connecticut's 34 licensed wineries are skirting a state law that requires at...
  • Md. leaders watching New York's ban of large soda containers

    Md. leaders watching New York's ban of large soda containers
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed this week a first-of-its-kind ban on the sale of large-sized sodas and other sugary beverages at restaurants and other outlets, but don’t look to Baltimore to immediately follow suit. Though studies say...
  • A documentary explores the hypocrisy of 'cause marketing' surrounding breast cancer

    A documentary explores the hypocrisy of 'cause marketing' surrounding breast cancer
    Pink Ribbons, Inc. Starts showing Friday, June 8 at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org   There's a moment early in the new documentary Pink Ribbons. Inc. when you realize, "Wait, this film is sort of about taking...
  • Bottle tax hike could move forward Monday

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposed increase to the city's tax on bottle beverages is expected to move forward Monday after being corked up for months by a City Council committee. Council members, led by Council Vice President Edward Reisinger,...
  • Edwin C. Fry, farmer

    Edwin C. "Pop" Fry, a longtime Kent County farmer who was active in agricultural affairs, died June 1 of pulmonary disease at Washington Hospital Center in Washington. He was 88. The son of farmers, Mr. Fry was born in Washington and raised in...
  • City Council gives preliminary OK to bottle tax hike

    City Council gives preliminary OK to bottle tax hike
    An increase to Baltimore's bottle tax — the linchpin of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's plan to raise funds to renovate the city's decrepit school buildings — received preliminary approval from the City Council Monday, likely assuring the...
  • Cancer group asks U.S. to study sugary drinks, obesity

    Cancer group asks U.S. to study sugary drinks, obesity
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. cancer lobby group is urging the Surgeon General to conduct a sweeping study of the impact of sugar-sweetened beverages on consumer health, saying such drinks play major role in the nation's obesity crisis and require...
  • Sports drink maker sued by Under Armour calls trademark lawsuit "ridiculous"

    A Beverly Hills sports drink maker being sued by Baltimore-based Under Armour Inc. says the trademark infringement lawsuit is without merit, according to court documents filed Thursday. The lawsuit filed April 26 in U.S. District Court in Baltimore...
  • Md. corn crops suffer in drought

    Md. corn crops suffer in drought
    Queenstown farmer John Draper's corn crop looks bleak — ears that normally have 18 or 20 rows of kernels have 14 rows due to a lack of rain. Others have few or shriveled kernels, and some stalks haven't grown any ears at all. Yet, with a shot at...
  • Starbucks pushes hard into tea with $620-million Teavana buy

    Starbucks pushes hard into tea with $620-million Teavana buy
    Starbucks Coffee Co. will buy Teavana Holdings Inc. for $620 million in cash as the coffee giant powers deeper into the tea market. The $15.50-a-share price is lower than the $17 a share at which Teavana was priced for its public debut last July. The...
  • Connecticut Dairies Face an Uncertain Future. Will $7-a-Gallon Milk Help?

    Connecticut Dairies Face an Uncertain Future. Will $7-a-Gallon Milk Help?
    Connecticut's dairy farmers are stubborn people. And that's a very good thing, considering they're fighting what some fear could be a losing battle against Big Agriculture, constantly rising expenses, and a Congress mired in partisan gridlock. "If we...