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Can Detroiters Make A Better City With Soup?

One micro-grant project in Detroit is gaining a lot of traction. Every month, the group Detroit SOUP hosts a dinner, and for five bucks you get soup, salad, bread and a vote to give the night's proceeds to a community project. Director Amy Kaherl talks to guest host Celeste Headlee about the power of neighbors talking to neighbors.
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Judge Approves Hostess' Plan To Liquidate

Hostess is now free to fire its 18,000 workers and can look for buyers interested in their brands. The company decided to call it quits because it said it didn't have the finances to survive an ongoing national strike.
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What Time Does Giant, Safeway, Harris Teeter, Etc. Close On Thanksgiving?

Forget something essential for the Thanksgiving meal? Most grocery stores in the D.C. region are open Thursday, at least for a few hours. Check out a full list.

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Chef Bryan Voltaggio

He's the man who put Frederick, Md., on the culinary map. We talk with Bryan Voltaggio about his cooking career, local ties and the importance of family.

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Why Greek Yogurt Makers Want Whey To Go Away

That extra-thick, rich taste of Greek yogurt is popular, but you get it by creating lots of waste. For every pound of authentic strained Greek yogurt, there are 2 or 3 pounds of liquid whey. And getting rid of it can be expensive.
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Frozen Meals Soothe The Sick And Shut-In

A fresh hot meal is a thing of beauty when you're having a tough go of things, and can literally bring tears to people's eyes. But a full freezer? That's money in the bank. So when it comes to feeding people in need, an extra meal for the freezer can be the best gift of all.
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Coconut Conservationist Seeks Pacific Islands For Fun And Palm Preservation

Are the sources for your trendy coconut water and oil in danger? Not yet, says a French scientist, but he has an elaborate vision for how to overcome the coconut's biological challenges and ensure that the plant's dozens of varieties stick around for a long time.

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