The USDA's annual report shows that 17.4 million American families grappled with food insecurity in 2009. That's 15 percent of the population. The Los Angeles Times reports that this is more than three times the number of hungry families from 2006.
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Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Double D Lounge bartender Tanner Scott. Below is a Q&A with Scott, followed by a video of him mixing a Creamsicle cocktail.
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Those who look forward to a weekly fix of musical theater may be disappointed that the Muny summer has ended, but we're not done with musicals just yet. Two musicals open this week and one is closing.disney.go.comClearly the flashiest, most publicized opening is Mary Poppins at the Fox. Even as t ... More >>