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Illinois Survey Supports Tax on Sugary Drinks

The Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity wants to raise taxes on sweet tea, sports drinks and other sugary beverages in the state.


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Can Diet Soda Kill You?

A new study finds women who drink two or more diet sodas a day are 30 percent more likely to have a heart attack, and 50 percent more likely to die.



Missouri Hospital Bans Surgary Drinks, Soda

Officials at Children’s Mercy Hospital said the ban will take effect in January.


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Man Blames ‘Bad Soda’ In Child Sex Abuse Case

A local man charged with molesting three children blamed “bad soda” for his behavior.


Woman Caught With Meth Bottle In Purse…Again

Arnold woman was arrested at south county Walmart earlier this month.


Investigators search a car for meth-related evidence at the Walmart on Telegraph in south county on June 8, 2012 (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Woman Caught Making Meth In Her Purse At Walmart

A woman was discovered to be cooking meth in her purse using a 20-ounce soda bottle. The store was immediately evacuated


Local Dietician Disagrees With Bloomberg’s Proposed Soda Ban

It begs the question, “what’s next?”


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