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Wal-Mart gives boost to push for healthier food
WASHINGTON — Attention, Walmart shoppers: The food in your cart, from fruit drinks to salad dressing, may soon get healthier. The nation's largest grocer said Thursday it will reformulate thousands of store-brand products to reduce sodium and... Full story
Sherrod says she’d love to talk race with Obama
Former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod said today she wants to discuss racial issues with President Obama, who's "not someone who has experienced some of the things I've experienced in life." But she also said on morning news shows...
Wealthy farmers get most of the subsidies
EDITOR'S NOTE — An occasional look at government promises and how well they are kept. Lawmakers crafting a sweeping farm bill in 2008 promised it would cut government payments to wealthy farmers. Two years later, little appears to have changed....