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Stories with subject: Food shopping
  • Lake Village pairs with US agency to boost health, economy 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 2:05 pm

    LAKE VILLAGE, Arkansas - Lake Village will partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this year to plan expansions to the city's community garden and trails, the agency announced last week.

  • Closed northern Indiana market set to reopen with stores 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:20 am

    ELKHART, Indiana - A developer says a barn-like building that previously housed a large northern Indiana farmers market will soon reopen after efforts to find businesses and restaurants.

  • Wal-Mart's shutdown creates new food deserts 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 2:43 pm

    FAIRFIELD, Alabama - Wal-Mart's decision to shutter 154 stores across the country means that, starting Thursday, residents without cars in a neighborhood near a historically black college outside Birmingham, Alabama, will have to cross dangerous roadways on foot to get fresh produce and meat. Come Friday, folks in Coal Hill, Arkansas, will need to drive 15 miles to get to the nearest supermarket and pharmacy. Low-income neighbors of Wichita State University in Kansas, too, will be losing quick access to fresh groceries.

  • Is that credit card with the annual fee really worth it? story has photos
    Updated: Jan-20-16 5:37 pm

    NEW YORK - The biggest months for adding and dropping credit cards are December and January, so now's the time to make sure that $95 annual fee is really worth it.

  • Report: Residents buy groceries out of state due to food tax 
    Updated: Jan-17-16 8:12 am

    WICHITA, Kansas - Kansas' high sales taxes on groceries have people crossing state lines to shop, particularly residents living in border counties, and the trend is hurting not only low-income families, but also rural grocery stores and local governments, according to a new study.