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  • [Vanity] Berries?

    02/08/2013 12:18:42 PM PST · by TBP · 7 replies
    Radio | Now | Me
    During Rush's program in a commercial break, I heard an ad for Shari's Berries. I thought that they were one of the sponsors who dropped Rush during the Sandra Fluke controversy and he was not letting those sponsors come back. (I am under the impression that Carbonite is another.) Has Rush let them sponsor him again or was that a local ad trying to circumvent him?
  • Who's Picking Your Berries? Feds Find Young Children on Strawberry Farms

    08/11/2011 8:23:17 PM PDT · by Melissa 24 · 58 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 11, 2011 | By AVNI PATEL
    Three southwest Washington strawberry growers were fined $73,000 last week after the U.S. Department of Labor found children between the ages of six and 11 working in their strawberries fields in June. While an exemption in the federal child labor law allows 12- and 13-year-olds to work for unlimited hours on large agricultural operations, children under the age of 12 are strictly prohibited from working under similar conditions.
  • Arboretum

    12/27/2008 8:52:40 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 11 replies · 479+ views
    SELF | DEC 127,08 | swampsniper
    Foe all you snowed in Freepers! A Pear blossom, Yaupon berries, and a Magnolia blossom.

    07/17/2005 7:10:59 PM PDT · by Coleus · 2 replies · 303+ views
    Cancer Decisions ^ | 07.17.05 | Ralph Moss, PhD
    THE MOSS REPORTS When it comes to maintaining health and fitness, we are all accustomed to the 'no pain, no gain' philosophy. We don't expect to be able to make significant improvements in our health without depriving ourselves of something or pushing ourselves perhaps beyond what is immediately comfortable. How refreshing, therefore, to discover that simply by eating something totally delicious we can also significantly improve our health and help build a defensive shield against cancer.This week I discuss some research that has demonstrated the extraordinary health benefits of berries, those colorful, delightful treats that are such an integral part...
  • Townsend Farms lays off 40 workers

    12/16/2003 11:48:42 AM PST · by Willie Green · 12 replies · 82+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | 12/16/03 | CATHERINE TREVISON
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. The region's largest berry packer will decide within three years whether it will shift repacking to Mexico FAIRVIEW -- Townsend Farms laid off a 40-person shift of workers last week and will decide within three years whether to move its re-packing operations to Mexico. Mike Townsend said the region's largest berry packer lost two large customers this fall. He attributes the problem to higher costs due to the higher Oregon minimum wage narrowly approved by state voters in November 2002. The wage makes the farm less competitive in the world market,...