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Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Texas ag commissioner grants amnesty to cupcakes in first ‘official act’

In his first official act as Agriculture Commissioner, Sid Miller granted full amnesty to cupcakes. Miller was seeking to reassure Texas parents that it's legal to bring cupcakes and other treats to school — and that he'll protect that right.

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

CTMC plans ‘Garden Cooking’ workshop

Those colorful vegetables you’re planting in the garden will be ready for a delicious spring dish before you know it. Central Texas Medical Center’s Institute for Healthy Living is offering, “Garden Cooking”, a free healthy cooking demonstration...

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Ambitious program to combat obesity in San Marcos

The obesity crisis in the United State is a growing problem that's defied efforts to control Americans' growing waistbands, but an innovative initiative from the Nutrition and Foods program in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences...