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Graeter's name hints at its greatness!Missing your daily dose of Oprah? Well, at least you can now drown your sorrows in a pint of her favorite ice cream, as the Cincinnati-based Graeter's recently entered the Twin Cities market. Graeter's is a super-premium, high milk-fat content product, ... More >>
Chicken salad without the mayoThere's a lot of talk about food revolution these days. There was a TV show about it, Oprah is all over it, and the movie Food Inc. may well start it. If you've seen the movie, you'd agree we are in need of something, certainly. Well, if you're going to make ch ... More >>
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Fact-fudging memoirist James Frey is being hung for the wrong crime
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A Google news search reveals more than 115 news stories on Cruise and the infamous couch-jumping session he had on Oprah last week. Today, stories are surfacing that those who live outside the L.A. bubble think the lil' guy might be a lil' whacky. Wow, this sofa story is almost becoming the next Hai ... More >>
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