Food

January 29, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Taste of Charlotte 2018, June 8th-10th. What better way to spend a 3 day weekend than tasting over 100 samples from area restaurants right here in Charlotte at Taste of Charlotte! Spend the weekend trying a variety of foods and enjoying live entertainment, cooking demos, children's activites,...
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FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, an NYSE logo adorns the entrance to the trading floor the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 20. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 20, 2018 - 4:51 pm
A steep slide in technology companies weighed on U.S. stocks Friday, pulling the market lower for the second day in a row. Losses among retailers, packaged food and beverage makers and other consumer goods companies also helped weigh down the market. Banks rose as bond yields continued to climb,...
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April 20, 2018 - 9:49 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A major European dairy cooperative says that currency swings caused by Brexit are among the reasons it has to cut costs by over 400 million euros ($495 million) over the next three years. Denmark-based Arla Foods, the maker of Lurpak butter, says "two unexpected...
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April 20, 2018 - 7:17 am
MARIETTA, Pa. (AP) — Federal authorities have doubled the reward to $20,000 for information on the theft of hundreds of explosives from a worksite in Pennsylvania. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says approximately 700 pounds of dynamite and 400 blasting caps were stolen...
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FILE - This 2013 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows nectar-feeding lesser long-nosed bats attracted to a hummingbird feeder during a citizen science bat migration monitoring project in southern Arizona. Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the federal endangered species list. (Richard Spitzer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife via AP, file)
April 17, 2018 - 2:32 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the U.S. endangered species list. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's announcement Tuesday made the...
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In this March 28, 2018, image made from a video, a cow stands in a pasture on Seven Oaks Dairy in Waynesboro, Ga. On the cow’s neck is a device called IDA, or “The Intelligent Dairy Farmer’s Assistant,” created by Connecterra. It uses a motion-sensing device attached to a cow’s neck to transmit its movements to a program driven by artificial intelligence. (AP Photo/Marina Hutchinson)
April 13, 2018 - 4:16 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Is the world ready for cows armed with artificial intelligence? No time to ruminate on that because the moment has arrived, thanks to a Dutch company that has married two technologies — motion sensors and AI — with the aim of bringing the barnyard into the 21st century. The...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:22 am
REVERE, Mass. (AP) — The maker of the colorful Necco Wafers has experienced a surge in sales since announcing it might close unless it finds a buyer, and a Florida woman offered to exchange her 15-year-old car for one company's wafer inventory. Necco stands for New England Confectionery Company. It...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, House Speaker John Boehner speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Former U.S. House Speaker Boehner says he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization. Known as an avid cigarette smoker, the Ohio Republican has joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, a multistate cannabis company. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 11, 2018 - 2:36 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization as a way to help veterans and the nation's deadly opioid crisis. The Ohio Republican, an avid cigarette smoker, has joined the advisory...
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Police escort a suspect involved the making of toxic bootleg alcohol after a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Deaths from drinking a toxic bootleg alcohol in Indonesia have exceeded 100 this month, police said Wednesday as they vowed a "scorched earth" crackdown on the makers and distributors of black market liquor. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
April 11, 2018 - 3:59 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Deaths from drinking toxic bootleg alcohol in Indonesia have spiraled past 100 this month, police said Wednesday as they vowed a "scorched earth" crackdown on the makers and distributors of black-market liquor. Deputy National Police Chief Muhammad Syafruddin said deaths...
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April 10, 2018 - 5:20 pm
A company that supplied an Ohio fertility clinic's storage tank said its equipment didn't malfunction or cause the loss of more than 4,000 eggs and embryos in early March and blamed the failure on human error. Custom Biogenic Systems said its initial investigation during the past month concluded...
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