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Vegan meal, file image.
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October 31, 2018 - 1:06 pm
LONDON (AP) -- The editor of a British food magazine has resigned after joking about running stories on "killing vegans.'' Waitrose Food magazine said Wednesday that editor William Sitwell had quit, adding that it considered this "the right and proper move.'' Freelance journalist Selene Nelson told...
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Kids dressed for Halloween
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October 30, 2018 - 3:47 pm
By Alaina Brandenburger Halloween is just around the corner, and if you're like many parents, you may be scrambling for a costume for an indecisive kid. Thankfully, there are plenty of quick and easy costume ideas available that you can assemble without spending a ton of money. With a fast trip to...
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A closeup of a bowl of Skittles.
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October 30, 2018 - 12:11 pm
By Mark G. McLaughlin Anyone who has ever gone trick or treating has participated in the most hallowed of all Halloween rituals – dumping out their haul on the table and sorting out the good candy from the cheap stuff. The next part of that ritual is just as important – trading for the “good stuff...
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Haunted House
October 29, 2018 - 4:02 pm
By Alaina Brandenburger Halloween may be mere days away, but there is still time to visit a haunted house and embrace the scariness of the season. Haunted houses in and around the city offer something for all. These haunted houses come equipped with creepy realism that will help you end your...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2005 file photo, a Green Bean Cassorole sits in the foreground as Dorcas Reilly prepares another at the Campbell Soup Co. corporate kitchen in Camden, N.J. Reilly died on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 and her family will celebrate her life on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the town where she lived, Haddonfield, N.J. Reilly was a Campbell Soup kitchen supervisor in 1955 when she combined green beans and cream of mushroom soup, topped with crunchy fried onions, for an Associated Press feature. It is the most popular recipe ever to come out of the corporate kitchen at Campbell Soup. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
October 24, 2018 - 9:30 am
HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The woman who created a Thanksgiving staple — the green bean casserole — has died at age 92. Dorcas Reilly died on Oct. 15, and her family will celebrate her life Saturday in Haddonfield, New Jersey, where she lived. Reilly was a Campbell Soup kitchen supervisor in 1955...
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Witchcraft
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October 21, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Self-proclaimed witches followed through with their plan to put a hex on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh Saturday night.
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Franklin Ave Subway Station
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October 10, 2018 - 7:39 am
Two police officers came to the rescue of a toddler on a subway platform Monday afternoon.
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Steve Daletas of Pleasant Hill, Ore., celebrates his first place win in the 45th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. A commercial pilot from Oregon raised a giant pumpkin weighing 2,170 pounds (984 kilograms) to win a pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California. Daletas credited a good seed and lots of sunny days since he planted it April 15. It is the fourth time Daleta takes top honors at the annual pumpkin-weighing contest. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group via AP)
October 08, 2018 - 7:28 pm
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — "One special seed" and months of care by an Oregon commercial pilot produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a global weigh-in Monday in Northern California, the fourth time his gargantuan plants were awarded top honors. Steve Daletas of Pleasant Hill,...
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Pizza
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October 08, 2018 - 3:36 pm
A new study by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center found that almost a third of foods labeled gluten-free contained gluten.
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October 05, 2018 - 7:33 am
HOLLADAY, Utah (AP) — A toddler in Utah was a little too helpful when he shredded more than $1,000 that his parents were saving. Ben and Jackee Belnap were saving the cash to reimburse Ben's parents for University of Utah season football tickets. They had $1,060 in an envelope, which disappeared...
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