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The sign above a Walgreens entrance. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)

Walgreen moves health coverage to private exchange

Walgreen Co. is joining a growing push from big businesses to shift more responsibility for finding insurance onto their employees as health care costs continue to climb. The nation’s largest drugstore chain said Wednesday that […]

09/18/2013

Packages of Taylor Farms salads for sale at a supermarket in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Salad mix production halted after stomach bug

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Mexico processing facility voluntarily suspended production of salad mix that’s been linked to the outbreak of a stomach bug in Iowa and Nebraska, a California company announced Monday. Salinas, […]

08/12/2013

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Where to get back to school clothes deals

It’s back to school time. Getting your students dressed for class can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. The Deals Diva, Marla Jo Fisher, shared tips for where to get the best deals […]

08/07/2013

In this Aug. 1, 2013, photo, Donna Heller poses for a photo in Burleson, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Cause of stomach illness difficult to detect

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donna Heller thought she had cancer. But multiple visits to the doctor after a month with debilitating nausea and diarrhea didn’t yield any answers. Convinced she was dying, she met with her […]

08/04/2013

In this image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a photomicrograph of a fresh stool sample, which had been prepared using a 10% formalin solution, and stained with modified acid-fast stain, reveals the presence of four Cyclospora cayetanensis oocysts in the field of view. (AP Photo/Centerd for Disease Control and Prevention)

Stomach bug in 2 states linked to Mexican farm

WASHINGTON (AP) — An outbreak of stomach illnesses in Iowa and Nebraska has been linked to salad mix served at local Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants and supplied by a Mexican farm. The outbreak […]

08/04/2013

In this image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a photomicrograph of a fresh stool sample, which had been prepared using a 10% formalin solution, and stained with modified acid-fast stain, reveals the presence of four Cyclospora cayetanensis oocysts in the field of view. (AP Photo/Centerd for Disease Control and Prevention)

FDA links stomach bug in 2 states to Mexican farm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says an outbreak of stomach illnesses in Iowa and Nebraska is linked to salad mix served at Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants in those states and […]

08/02/2013

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Of droughts and foie gras angst – the year in food

Most Americans never will sip the watermelon margarita at Guy Fieri’s behemoth Times Square restaurant, nor savor the chicken Alfredo at the Olive Garden in Grand Forks, N.D. Yet both eateries somehow shot to the top of the culinary zeitgeist in 2012, for this was the year of the viral restaurant review.

12/20/2012

Health changes spur test of more part-time workers

NEW YORK (AP) – The owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants is putting more workers on part-time status in a test aimed at limiting the impact of looming health coverage requirements. Darden Restaurants […]

10/09/2012

Olive Garden and other restaurant workers sue company

MIAMI (AP) – Servers at Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse and other eateries are suing the restaurants’ parent company, claiming they were cheated out of overtime pay and not allowed to clock-in until customers arrived. The […]

09/06/2012

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