| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:20 PM
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,...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:58 PM
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...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:46 PM
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...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Initiative guru Tim Eyman is back on the street collecting signatures for another new anti-tax measure.
“There’s no doubt that down in Olympia they do not like the idea of making it tougher to raise taxes,” said Eyman.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:57 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 9:06 AM
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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:42 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:01 PM
The beginning of a new school year means many challenges for our children, such as: new teachers and learning about new subjects. During this time, it is important that our children can count on a healthy breakfast that includes dairy products to ensure...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:18 PM
The Bayou City is no stranger to the effects of a bad drought. Hello, look what happened to Memorial Park! But it's rare to hear how a drought can be a good thing. If you're a wine lover, you're in for a treat.
The wine industry is actually benefiting...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:49 PM
NEW YORK -- It’s not often that a Twinkie earns a bit of praise from a nutrition expert, or that a hefty elected official confesses his food vices before a room packed with spectators and the media.
But nothing was routine as New York’s Board...