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Vail Valley food bank busier than ever 12.2.2011 Vail Colorado: Business
EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado - One of the busiest banks in the valley is better known for withdrawals, but needs all the deposits it can get. The Vail Valley Salvation Army's food bank in Edwards has been helping between 400 and ...
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New trees prevent muddy tragedy 11.2.2011 CNN: Top Stories
In rural Guatemala, all it takes is a few minutes for tons of heavy mud to plow into a vulnerable hillside community and swallow its people and their homes.
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Opinion: Farms should be the new new thing for Silicon Valley 11.2.2011 San Jose Mercury News: Opinion
Once known as the Valley of Heart's Delight, Silicon Valley is home to some of the most fertile soil in the nation.
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First Lady Making Strides One Year Into 'Let's Move' 11.2.2011 NPR: All Things Considered
Since Michelle Obama launched the "Let's Move!" campaign to fight childhood obesity, she's negotiated with schools to put in salad bars and with Wal-Mart to reduce sugar, salt and fat in its foods. Obama tells NPR that fresh vegetables and fruit, and a little bit of dancing can help move the needle on the scale.
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Whole truth isn’t simple 10.2.2011 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Whole truth isn’t simple
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Local Briefs 9.2.2011 Durango Herald
Museum to hold school fun dayAnimas Museum will hold its School Days Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 31st Street and West Second Avenue. Families can explore the 1908 classroom, shoot marbles, play jacks and take a craft home. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.
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Local Briefs 9.2.2011 Durango Herald
Museum to hold school fun dayAnimas Museum will hold its School Days Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 31st Street and West Second Avenue. Families can explore the 1908 classroom, shoot marbles, play jacks and take a craft home. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.
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Tulsa still digging out from record blizzard even with new blast of snow en route 9.2.2011 Star Tribune: Nation
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New snow blast en route as Tulsa still digging out (AP) 9.2.2011 Yahoo: US National
AP - With no more money for a motel, Sandra Barrows was stuck at a Salvation Army shelter, hoping to get a bus ticket out of Tulsa on Tuesday ahead of another blast of snow bearing down on the city.
New snow blast en route as Tulsa still digging out 9.2.2011 Seattle Times: Nation & World
With no more money for a motel, Sandra Barrows was stuck at a Salvation Army shelter, hoping to get a bus ticket out of Tulsa on Tuesday ahead of another blast of snow bearing down on the city.
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L.A. Community Starved For Healthful Food Options 9.2.2011 NPR News
Southern California is a food lover's paradise — unless you live in a poor neighborhood and have no car. But that's the reality for residents of a community in East Los Angeles where the nearest supermarket is miles away. Some residents are speaking out in the hopes of attracting more healthful food options.
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Minnesota news 8.2.2011 Post-Bulletin: Local News
ST. PAUL — A new program offers discounts on farm business management education to Minnesota farmers switching land or dairy cows to organic production.
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@GOOD Asks: What's the Best Beer Brewed in Your State? The Community Answers 8.2.2011 GOOD
Friday on GOOD , Twitter , and Facebook , we asked our friends : What's the best beer brewed in your state? We ask a question to our Twitter and Facebook faithful once a day, so if you’re not yet following @GOOD or a fan , make sure to sign up and participate in the conversation. Thanks for everyone who nominated their favorite locally brewed beer. Food editor Nicola Twilley and designer Dylan Lathrop used the results to create the United States of GOOD Beer a nationwide map of your favorite, best-tasting, sustainably brewed, independently owned, community-oriented craft beers. Here's a sampling of responses from our Twitter followers: And here is what our Facebook buddies had to say: Want us to ask a question to the GOOD community? Tweet or Facebook your question to us. ...
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Chautauqua Revival in Brooklyn, Coming Soon! 7.2.2011 TreeHugger
Chautauqua Revival in Brooklyn, Coming Soon!
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Wal-Mart plots resurgence 6.2.2011 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Three years ago, Wal-Mart ruled for convenience, selection and price. But today it is losing customers and revenue, and smarting from decisions that backfired.
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Time serving 6.2.2011 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Time serving
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Volunteers/Donations Needed, 2/6 5.2.2011 Denver Post: News: Local

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Tulsa residents trapped by snow 4 days after storm 5.2.2011 Boston Globe: Latest
Tulsa residents trapped by snow 4 days after storm
Tulsa residents trapped by snow 4 days after storm 5.2.2011 AP National
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Marnie Fernandez had four children and a sick husband at home Friday but almost no milk or toilet paper. The blizzard that dumped 20 inches of snow, sleet and ice on Tulsa on Tuesday still had the area paralyzed, and while Fernandez had her driveway shoveled, several inches of snow and higher drifts blocked the streets of her neighborhood....
Tulsa residents trapped by snow 4 days after storm (AP) 5.2.2011 Yahoo: US National

Tim Houchin walks in the snow to work downtown, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 in Tulsa, Okla. Blizzard conditions struck the Tulsa area stranding motorists and shutting down much of the city. (AP Photo/Tulsa World, Christopher Smith)AP - Marnie Fernandez had four children and a sick husband at home Friday but almost no milk or toilet paper. The blizzard that dumped 20 inches of snow, sleet and ice on Tulsa on Tuesday still had the area paralyzed, and while Fernandez had her driveway shoveled, several inches of snow and higher drifts blocked the streets of her neighborhood.


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