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Scientists Developing Peanut Allergy Patch

Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies, and they can cause deadly reactions. Now, researchers are experimenting with a new peanut protein patch that’s showing some promise. Eight-year-old Joshua Mandelbaum has a very severe peanut allergy, so his mother enrolled him in the study.

02/07/2014

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Friday Is National Peanut Butter Day

This Friday, Jan. 24 is National Peanut Butter Day. According to the National Peanut Board, it takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter, and Americans spend almost $800 million a year on peanut butter.

01/24/2014

Charlie Brown balloon floats at the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 22, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Voice Actor For Charlie Brown Arrested In Calif.

The man who was the voice of Charlie Brown in several “Peanuts” television shows was charged Wednesday with stalking and threatening his former girlfriend and a plastic surgeon who gave her a breast enhancement he apparently didn’t like.

01/23/2013

Charles M. Schulz (credit: Brian Lanker/schulzmuseum.org)

No Bidder Found For Letters By ‘Peanuts’ Creator

A rare archive of letters and drawings by “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz did not find a buyer at a New York City auction.

12/14/2012

Charles M. Schulz (credit: Brian Lanker/schulzmuseum.org)

‘Peanuts’ Creator’s Love Letters Going To Auction

The late “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz was once so infatuated with a young woman 23 years his junior he sent her dozens of romantic letters and drawings of his beloved cartoon characters.

12/04/2012

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Schulz’s Peanuts Hit Big Screen On Nov. 25

Charlie Brown is coming to the big screen. The animated Peanuts characters, created by Minnesota-native Charles Schulz, will star in their own movie, as Schulz’s son Craig and grandson, Bryan, helped write the screenplay.

10/09/2012

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Bring On The Baseball, Hold The Peanuts

The Minnesota Twins are at the halfway point of a 10-game effort to separate baseball and peanuts for fans with nut allergies.

07/30/2012

Flying Trapeze at Valleyfair. (credit: Valleyfair)

Valleyfair Brings Back ‘Peanuts’ Favorites

This spring, the popular Shakopee amusement park Valleyfair got a fresh paint job, new grounds and a new star: Snoopy.

05/25/2011

Flying Trapeze at Valleyfair. (credit: Valleyfair)

Valleyfair To Debut New Peanuts Attraction

Valleyfair will debut a new attraction, Planet Snoopy, when the Shakopee amusement park opens for the season Saturday.

05/11/2011

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Child Food Allergies On The Rise

Children with Vitamin D deficiencies are two and a half times more likely to be allergic to peanuts, according to a new study from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

03/07/2011