Food and Farming

Solving the Twinkie Murder Case

Solving the Twinkie Murder Case

Far from greedy, however, the 18,500 unionized workers are quite reasonable and very loyal — in fact, they had previously given back $100 million in annual wages and benefits to help the company survive. The true greed in this drama comes from inside Ripplewood’s towering castle of high finance

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Fracking our Thanksgiving Feast

Fracking our Thanksgiving Feast

My family has raised dairy cows on our farm in Monroe County near Kendall, Wisconsin, for almost 150 years. We’ve weathered the Great Depression, low milk prices, droughts, floods, and snowstorms. Despite difficulties, the dairy and related industries generate $26.5 billion in revenue, 174,000 jobs, and fresh, healthy milk, cheese and butter to the state each year.

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Tricky Treats

Tricky Treats

Kids look forward to Halloween all year. They obsess over their costumes, dwell on decorations, and plot how to bag as much candy as possible when they go trick-or-treating. Even though I’m very concerned about good nutrition, I love handing out chocolates to all of the little ghosts, witches, and princesses who come by.

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