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New Rules for Everyday Foodies

Ask this influential economist who happens to be a foodie how Americans could better spend their dining-out dollars, and he'll tell you most common wisdom is wrong. Cheap food doesn't mean bad, and local food isn't necessarily better for the environment. With the average American spending nearly $3000 annually eating out (and many spending much more), we've got ideas for finding the best of what's out there.

Cowen's Suggestions For Ethnic Food In Our Area

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Broadway Chanteuse Barbara Cook: 'My First Memories Are Of Singing'

After starring in Broadway shows like The Music Man and Candide, Cook struggled with addiction, then staged a successful second career as a cabaret singer. Her new memoir is Then and Now.
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Nothing Says 'Hip' Like Ancient Wheat

Many consumers in North America and Europe are willing to pay a premium for nutritious, organic grains. That makes the market ripe for a revival of millennia-old bread wheat, some plant breeders say.
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Elizabeth Warren Campaigns With Hillary Clinton, Goes After Donald Trump

In their first appearance together of the 2016 campaign, the progressive hero and Massachusetts senator enthusiastically endorsed the presumptive nominee.
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Human Or Machine: Can You Tell Who Wrote These Poems?

Can a computer write a sonnet that's indistinguishable from what a person can produce? A contest at Dartmouth attempted to find out. With our online quiz, you too can give it a try.

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