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Snickers Changes Candy Bar Size To Meet Obama Health Mandate

That Snickers Bar you pick up at the store is about to get smaller;  And - you can thank Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign.
The company that produces M&Ms, 3 Musketeers, Snickers and Twix bars has vowed to stop shipping any Mars chocolate products that exceed 250 calories per portion by the end of 2013.

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Who’s Struggling the Most With the Recovering Economy? – Dollars and Sense

Just about everyone was hit hard by the bad economy and had to change their lifestyles in at least some small way. Now that we’re all attempting to regain our footing, there’s actually one group of people having a harder time doing so than everyone else.

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It’s Officially The End Of The Line For Kodak Digital Cameras

After filing for bankruptcy a while ago, the expected outcome for Kodak was to eventually pull out of the camera business;  Today's news that they plan to exit by July makes it official.
Eastman Kodak Co

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Lawsuit Filed Against Obama Insurance Mandate

In the wake of the religious backlash against Barack Obama's heath insurance mandates (see "Obama Tells Catholics To Go To Hell"), a Catholic organization has filed suit against the law;  This marks the third such lawsuit against Obama's health care plan.
Lawyers for the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) say that the

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Obama Flip Flops On Super PAC Issue

Similar to the reversal he made during the 2008 campaign - when he was first against public financing for the general election and then for it once he became the Democratic nominee, Barack Obama is again changing course mid-stream on one of his campaign issues

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Beef Prices Continue To Rise

As we still suffer from the effects of the economy over the last three years - it seems like rising (or high prices) have become the norm.  That's why this piece of news should come as no surprise:  beef prices are expected to continue to skyrocket over the next year

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Obama Law Regulates Vending Machines

Counting calories or watching your fat grams has never been easy when you're trying to make healthy choices.  VendScreen - a vending company - is aiming to make it easier.
VendScreen, a fancy touch-screen device, stores nutrition content information for all the goods stocked in a vending machine

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Obama Issues New Nutrition Standards

The Let's Move! coalition rolled out their new nutrition standards today;  The move will immediately effect public school lunches nationwide.
According to The New York Times, the Obama administration recently announced the new federal nutrition standards for school meals

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Governor Brewer Felt “Threatened” By Obama; Follow-Up To Arizona Airport Exchange

As more information surfaces in regards to the "exchange" between Barack Obama and Governor Jan Brewer on the airport tarmac in Arizona, comes the detail that Brewer felt "threatened".
I felt a little bit threatened, if you will, and the attitutude that he had because I was there to welcom

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Image Control For Barack Obama; Exchange With Arizona Governor Gets Tense

It was damage-control gone wrong - as Barack Obama scolds Arizona Governor Jan Brewer for a second time.

Three months after she published her unflattering description of him, it appears President Obama is still miffed with Gov

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Walmart Makes Cuts To Job Greeters

It's a sign of the economy:  Walmart is cutting greeter positions from it's 3rd shift.
The move will save money and ensure Wal-Mart has the right staffing levels during peak and non-peak hours, David Tovar, a spokesman, said in a telephone interview

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Wells Fargo Adds Restaurant Analyst To It’s Securities Division

Wells Fargo must think that big things are coming financially for the restaurant industry;  They recently names a Senior Restaurant Equity Analyst to their securities staff.
Wells Fargo Securities, part of Wells Fargo & Company , today announced the addition of Jeff Farmer, managing director and senior restaurant analyst, to its growing Equity Research team. Ba

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