| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Jet Propulsion Laboratory research scientist John Trauger helped prepare the space shuttle Endeavour for one of its critical missions in 1993. He will be looking on with a sense of nostalgia as the craft makes its last pass over Jet Propulsion...
| Feb 5, 2012
Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools.
Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 11:18 AM
To the showrooms, America! Automobile advertising dominated Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI, with everything from apocalypse-defying Chevy trucks to a vampire-killing Audi. Meanwhile, Clint Eastwood, Chrysler and General Electric pushed economic recovery and...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:08 PM
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) has long and controversial ties with large food and beverage corporations, including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Hershey, Kraft and Unilever.
As partners, the companies have a national platform at nutrition...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Getting a soft drink can be fairly boring. You get the cup, fill it up with your favorite tasty beverage and drink it with your meal. Usually, you're limited in your options. But if you get your food from Mr. Goodcents or Noodles & Co. in Wichita, that...
| Mar 5, 2012
After reading my recent blog item about a study that suggested kids who play sports eat more junk food, Kevin Morris, Coca-Cola's vice president of Public Affairs and Communications, wrote to "set the record straight." He stressed that Coke doesn't market...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:04 PM
There are characters, and there are characters, and one of the area's true unique ones, Leonard "call me Len" H. Lockhart Sr., died Feb. 27, the day following his 85th birthday.
Plenty of folks around Havre de Grace knew Mr. Lockhart and some had...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:29 PM
A Chicago Park District program funded by Coca-Cola will try to fight obesity and diabetes by offering nutrition education as well as exercise classes run by armed forces veterans, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday.
The Park Families Wellness...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Jessica Long will tell you: After capturing even more Paralympic gold in London, she couldn't wait to get back to Baltimore for a table heavy with steamed crabs and a pint of Ben & Jerry's.
But these days, Long's reality is a touch more glamorous.
| Jan 3, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The following incidents were taken from Wilmette Police Department reports between Dec. 30 â Jan. 2. PROPERTY DAMAGE A second story window of a home …...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 4:23 PM
The IronPigs are letting the taste-buds of their legions of fans to decide which new item will be added to the concession menu for the 2011 season. The team announced an on-line poll to "determine which new and unique food item" will be added for the...