Food and drink

An arriving passenger wearing a face shield, left, collects her luggage in the baggage claim area of LaGuardia Airport's Terminal B, Thursday, June 25, 2020, in New York. New York, Connecticut and New Jersey are asking visitors from states with high coronavirus infection rates to quarantine for 14 days. The "travel advisory" affects three adjacent Northeastern states that managed to check the spread of the virus this spring as New York City became a hot spot. Travelers from mostly southern and southwestern states including Florida, Texas Arizona and Utah will be affected starting Thursday. The two-week quarantine will last two weeks from the time of last contact within the identified state. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
AP News Staff
June 26, 2020 - 12:26 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida banned alcohol consumption at its bars Friday as its daily confirmed coronavirus cases neared 9,000, a new record that is almost double the previous mark set just two days ago. The Florida agency that governs bars announced the ban on Twitter just minutes after...
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Gov. Greg Abbott addresses a news conference at the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, about the coronavirus pandemic Monday, June 22, 2020. Abbott said he has no plans to shut down the state again. "We must find ways to return to our daily routines as well as finding ways to coexist with COVID-19," Abbott said. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
AP News Staff
June 26, 2020 - 9:34 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Texas began lifting coronavirus restrictions, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott didn't wear a mask. He wouldn't let mayors enact extra precautions during one of America's swiftest efforts to reopen. He pointed out that the White House backed his plan and gave assurances there...
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In this Friday, May 8, 2020, photo, Jack's Abby craft brewery employee Andrew Kelley carries an order to a customer in a line of cars waiting curbside in Framingham, Mass. Sales of wine, spirits and other alcoholic beverages have risen during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
AP News Staff
May 14, 2020 - 7:25 am
MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Sales of wine, spirits and other alcoholic beverages have risen during the coronavirus pandemic like foam in a freshly poured glass of beer. Just not for some craft brewers. Craft beer, particularly brews made by small, artisan producers, is often consumed in bars,...
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St. Louis County Executive Sam Page provides an update on local coronavirus cases during a news conference at the Office of Emergency Management in Baldwin, Mo., Monday, March 9, 2020. Page spoke Monday that county health officials used the same protocol they have used for years when working with people with communicable diseases. He said he was "disappointed" that the family of a college student diagnosed with the new coronavirus didn't understand or receive those instructions but that it was time for everyone to learn lessons from this first coronavirus case and move on. (Colter Peterson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
AP News Staff
March 10, 2020 - 9:26 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The 20-something college student didn’t know she had the new coronavirus as she flew home from a study abroad program in Italy, landing at one of the nation’s busiest airports. She took a train to a St. Louis station shared by Amtrak and the Greyhound bus service. Her father,...
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AP News Staff
August 27, 2018 - 11:53 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Vegetarian food-maker Tofurky filed a lawsuit in Missouri on Monday seeking to defend its right to describe its products with meat terminology such as "sausage" and "hot dogs," as long as the packaging makes clear what the ingredients are. The Hood River, Oregon-based...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 11, 2018 - 4:04 pm
As of today (January 11), Sam's Club has closed 63 stores across the United States. Not only did the company shut down several locations abruptly, it has now impacted more than 11,000 people. According to Business Insider , each Sam's Club employs about 175 people and not one person was notified...
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January 10, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Things are about to change in the soda world later this month for those who drink Diet Coke. Don't panic because the Diet Coke you know and love isn't going anywhere. Instead, Diet Coke is getting a bit of a makeover for 2018. The original Diet Coke recipe and flavor will stay the same. So what's...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 08, 2018 - 10:05 am
Dunkin' Donuts has announced some major changes to their menu which will go in affect as early as mid-March. The fast food restaurant chain will eliminate all artificial dyes from their donuts as well as some smoothies, sandwiches, and breakfast items. According to Fortune , this is a part of the...
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Lauren Hoffman
June 08, 2017 - 3:46 pm
But first, coffee... Do you purchase a daily cup of coffee before you head off to work every day? Do you ever sit back and think of all the money you are spending on it? Sure, it keeps you energized and gets your day started, however, it will end up costing you thousands. According to AOL finance,...
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