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Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary Drinks

The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities sent a letter to congressional leaders saying it’s “time to test and evaluate approaches limiting” the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.


Mikhail Prokhorov (credit: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images), James Dolan (credit: Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Owner Prokhorov’s Big Talk Makes Little Sense

It is ON! Well, maybe not. The Knicks have ruled, and will continue to rule, New York City.


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Beverage Industry Touts Choices, Portion Size In New Subway Ad Campaign

The American Beverage Association is rolling out an ad campaign touting “More Choices, Smaller Portions, Fewer Calories.” The ads will reportedly appear in the subway system.