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In this March 12, 2013  file photo, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg looks at a 64oz cup, as Lucky's Cafe owner Greg Anagnostopoulos, left, stands behind him. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Appeals court: NYC’s big-soda ban unconstitutional

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s crackdown on big, sugary sodas is staying on ice. A mid-level state appeals court ruled Tuesday that the city’s Board of Health exceeded its legal authority when it […]

07/30/2013

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New NYC ads warn about sweet tea, energy drinks

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s campaign to cut consumption of sugary drinks now features ads warning people about sweet teas, sports and energy drinks and fruit-flavored beverages. The city health department launched the […]

06/03/2013

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NYC soda size rule eyed from coffee shops to clubs

NEW YORK (AP) — At barbecue joints, coffee counters and bottle-service nightclubs, a coming clampdown on big, sugary soft drinks is beginning to take shape on tables and menus in a city that thrives on eating and going out.

03/09/2013

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Soda spills, freezes on Pa. road when rigs crash

READING, Pa. (AP) — Everyone knows soda can be bad for your teeth. Sometimes, it can apparently threaten the morning commute, too.

01/22/2013

Booze calories nearly equal soda's for US adults

NEW YORK (AP) – Americans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze as from soft drinks, a government study found. […]

11/15/2012

Soda tax measures in 2 Calif. cities fail

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) – Voters in two California cities have overwhelmingly rejected a penny-per-ounce tax on businesses that sell soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages. With all precincts reporting, the San Francisco Bay area city […]

11/07/2012

End of the line: last Coke bottle (video)

After decades, Coca Cola will no longer be available in 6.5 ounce glass bottles. The last factory using the bottles produced its last batch on Tuesday.

10/10/2012

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