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Equal Access to Fresh Foods


It’s widely known these days that there are huge swaths of the United States, especially in urban areas, where it’s not easy to get access to fresh, whole foods. Convenience stores stocked with nonperishables like mac-n-cheese, cup-o-noodles and premade frozen entrees are everywhere, but in some communities, true grocery stores with wide aisles stocked with fresh produce, meats, dairy and whole-grain products are scarce – you need to take a car or a bus just to get a head of lettuce or an onion, not to mention any kind of meat that isn’t in frozen nugget or patty form.
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The Queen of Kettle Corn. Photo- Abe Aboraya/WMFE
Central Florida News

Retailers gear up for Small Business Saturday


There are only four weekends until Christmas- including Black Friday weekend, when 140 million Americans are expected to hit the stores in search of a good deal.The Florida Retail Federation is forecasting a 5 percent increase in sales this holiday season over last year.
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Orion poised to move to the launch pad. Photo courtesy of NASA.
Central Florida News

Final preparations for first Orion test flight


Final preparations are underway in Florida and on the West Coast for next week’s first unmanned test mission of NASA’s new deep space capsule Orion. Orion is scheduled to launch Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on a four-and-a-half-hour mission. It’ll orbit the Earth twice, splashing down in the Pacific Ocean.
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