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  • Disney backs Michelle Obama's child obesity campaign

    09/30/2010 3:00:36 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 16 replies
    AFP ^ | Sept. 30, 2010 | Staff
    The Walt Disney Company on Thursday threw its weight behind a campaign championed by US First Lady Michelle Obama to push back child obesity. The "Magic of Healthy Living" campaign will feature public service announcements by Michelle Obama, teen idol Nick Jonas, TV star Brenda Song and other celebrities, all seeking "to inspire kids" to lead healthy lives and help their parents to instill good habits in them, Disney said in a statement. As part of the campaign, Disney will make a one million dollar grant to help build play spaces and gardens in 10 underserved communities nationwide. ..."We are...
  • Michelle Obama gives gifts from White House garden to U.N. spouses

    09/26/2010 9:20:27 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 47 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 26, 2010 | Stacy St. Clair
    First lady presents dignitaries with pickled veggies from White House garden When searching for the perfect goodie bag items for U.N. spouses, first lady Michelle Obama made like Peter Piper and picked some pickled peppers. Obama presented foreign dignitaries visiting New York last week for the U.N. General Assembly with a Longaberger basket filled with items from the White House garden, aides said. The treats include a jar of hand-picked, pickled vegetables such as sun gold tomatoes, okra, cucumbers, chocolate bell peppers and carrots. [Snip] The gifts were presented in a one-of-a-kind Longaberger, pricey baskets that are a staple of...
  • Dark Horse Challenging Congressman Murtha Turns Out to be a Thoroughbred

    07/28/2008 6:52:11 PM PDT · by RedRover · 123 replies · 1,235+ views
    Defend Our Marines ^ | July 28, 2008 | Nathaniel R. Helms
    Two years after Congressman John Murtha ambushed brother Marines for reportedly slaughtering cowering Iraqi civilians at Haditha, Iraq he is embroiled in another battle--this one for his political life. His unlikely opponent in Pennsylvania's 12th District is an Army Reserve lieutenant colonel named William T. Russell, 47, a Desert Storm and Iraq war veteran who is barred by the Hatch Act from stumping until August 1 when his active duty stint ends. A Cinderella candidate running against the tide of Democratic hopefuls elsewhere, Russell is garnering national attention for his improbable early success. Speaking for Russell until he is free...