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  • Hispanics still in racially segregated neighborhoods

     
    WASHINGTON (AP) — America's neighborhoods took large strides toward racial integration in the last decade as blacks and whites chose to live near each other at the highest levels in a century. Still, segregation in many parts of the U.S. persisted,...
  • Pigs subject to abuse at Virginia factory farm, Humane Society of the United States says

     
    RICHMOND, Va. — The Humane Society of the United States said Wednesday that an undercover worker at a farm owned by the world's largest pork producer saw breeding pigs abused and crammed into small gestation crates. The animal welfare organization......
  • Never Seen Again -- Update

     
    I recently heard from relatives of Dr. George Ripley Fuller, who was the subject of a Paul Coates column in July 2007 and a follow-up post a few days later. Fuller’s story was one of several baffling accounts published in......
  • Recall Alert: 1998-2002 Honda Passport

     
    Honda announced today it???s recalling 35,984 Passport SUVs from the 1998-2002 model years because of suspension brackets that could corrode. In cold-weather regions where road salt is extensively used, the forward mounting bracket for the rear suspension...
  • Something’s fishy at Providence and Drago Centro

     
    One fish, two fish … seven fish. Providence and Drago Centro have created special menus celebrating La Vigilia, the Italian feast of seven fish courses for Christmas Eve. Drago's highlights include a Maine lobster cappuccino and branzino with wild...
  • Consumer Confidential: Holiday sales up, cyber-sales up, gas prices (yes) up

     
    Here's your magical-mystery Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- And the countdown begins. Retailers are pulling out the stops as we near the finish line for the pre-holiday shopping season (not to be confused with the......
  • Ali Larter welcomes baby boy Theodore

     
    Ali Larter welcomed a baby boy, Theodore Hays, with husband Hayes MacArthur early Monday in Los Angeles. Actress Ali Larter can be seen in "Resident Evil: Afterlife" and "Resident Evil: Extinction."...
  • New Year's Eve dining: 10 places to toast 2011

     
    NEW YEAR'S EVE 2010: Sure, hanging at home with friends and family waiting to watch the ball drop on TV is great. Oh wait, no it's not. It's boring. Don't let your New Year's Eve drop into the inevitable lip-synced, Seacrest-filled (anti) climax. Instead,...
  • Food safety alert: Florida included in Whole Foods ginger bread house recall

     
    Whole Foods Market is recalling assembled Ginger Bread Houses sold in Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York,...
  • Investigators recommend changes at Virginia factory farm where Humane Society alleges abuse against pigs

     
    RICHMOND, Va. — An independent investigative team is recommending changes aftermistreatment of breeding pigs at a Virginia farm operated by a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc., the world's largest pork producer. The recommendations include reviewing...
  • Sugarloaf Mountain: Seventh person reported injured in ski lift derailment

     
    A seventh passenger has reportedly been injured after a chair lift derailed at Maine's Sugarloaf Mountain ski resort Tuesday. A news release issued by Sugarloaf officials states that the individual had been checked at the scene by resort medical...