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Minn. Man Making Old-Time, Sustainable Soda Pop

Step inside a Forest Lake industrial park and the product flowing from the factory is “pop.” Soda pop to be exact, made from simple recipes and all natural ingredients. Whistler Classic Soda is new to the market, but it harkens the tastes of decades ago.

07/07/2014

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Straight Up! Paula Abdul’s Top 5 Videos

Happy Birthday Paula Abdul! In celebration of everything pop and cartoon cat-oriented, here’s a list of the pop singer’s top videos.

06/19/2014

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How Big Box Prices Compare On 4 Household Items

They’re a fixture of our suburban landscape. Big box stores with big boxes in the shopping carts. People swear by their Costco and Sam’s Club memberships, but they have to buy big in order to save big. So, what if you don’t want to buy in bulk, and are the big sizes a better deal anyway?

05/19/2014

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Proposal Could Ban Junk Food, Soda Ads In Schools

Schools across the country may soon see the end of ads for junk food and soda. At the White House Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Agriculture Secretary rolled out a new proposal.

02/25/2014

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Can Diet Sodas Cause More Weight Gain Than Regular Soda?

A new study is making a more disturbing claim. It finds that drinking diet sodas may actually cause a number of health problems.

07/11/2013

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Official Says Pop Targeted Unfairly In Food Stamp Case

Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak is among 17 other big city mayors, including those of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, reviving a push prohibiting the use of food stamps to buy pop and other sugary drinks.

06/19/2013

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18 Mayors: Limit Use Of Food Stamps To Buy Pop

The mayors of 18cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks. In a letter sent to congressional leaders on Tuesday, the mayors say it’s “time to test and evaluate approaches limiting” the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages.

06/19/2013

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Curiocity: Acoustic Pop Artist Griffin House To Play Cabooze

Griffin will soon bring his music back to the Midwest. On Feb. 22, he plays what will likely be an intimate show at the Cabooze in Minneapolis.

01/24/2013

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Anti-Soda Ad Using the Coke Polar Bears

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is using the Coke Polar Bears to get their anti-pop message out.

10/12/2012

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John Williams Video Smackdown for 6-13

The Champ vs. The Challenger….the reason why Mayor Bloomberg hates Pop!

06/13/2012

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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

How much do caffeine would you say you drink a day? One study says 98 percent of people consume some kind of caffeine every day.

05/02/2012

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Sodastream: Does It Really Work?

Sales of Sodastream are surging as more and more families are making their own pop at home. The company reports it sold 2.7 million units in 2011, a 41-percent increase over the previous year.

04/02/2012

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Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters And Others Announced As GRAMMYs Performers

GRAMMY nominees Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson will perform at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Sunday, February 12 on CBS.

01/18/2012

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Tech Minute: Gifts To Help Feed Holiday Partygoers

Instead of loading up on soda and candy for a holiday party, there are a couple of options to consider your guests could have fun with.

12/13/2011

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WCCO 4 News This Morning: New Pop Machine

There’s a new kind of vending machine in the Twin Cities that can serve up more than 100 kinds of pop.

11/10/2011

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