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  • AP Exclusive: How candy makers shape nutrition science

    It was a startling scientific finding: Children who eat candy tend to weigh less than those who don’t. Less startling was how it came about.


  • Mars recalls candy bars in 55 countries after plastic find

    U.S. chocolate maker Mars says it’s recalling candy bars and other items in 55 countries after plastic was found in one of its products.


  • Christmas Bureau’s 2013 goal seems distant

    After a week of fundraising, the Christmas Bureau is a long way from the $525,000 needed to make a merry Christmas for almost 35,000 needy people in Spokane. The charity …


  • Mike and Ike split

    PHILADELPHIA – They’ve been together 72 years, but it’s not clear whether Mike and Ike will reach their next anniversary. The colorful candy characters are going their separate ways, and …


  • Child luring incidents reported in Country Homes area

    Deputies are investigating two possible child luring calls in the Country Homes area, but they don’t believe either are related.


  • Once shaken, now they’re baking

    Some dreams just don’t come true. That is what Jennifer and Matt Sawyer thought three years ago when they junked a giant tote packed with everything they gathered during years …


  • Editorial: Tax on candy, pop imperfect, but needed

    Initiative 1107 would repeal tax levies imposed on candy, soda pop and bottled water by the Washington Legislature to help close the budget gap Proponents of the initiative isolate the …


  • Candy, beer taxes taking effect in Washington

    Along with the month of June come new sales taxes in Washington on candy, bottled water and mass market beer.


  • List reveals taxman’s discerning sweet tooth

    OLYMPIA – Tax protesters with a sweet tooth, rejoice. Even after the sales tax hits candy on June 1, you’ll still find plenty of sweet treats that are tax-free. But …


  • Spokandy closes two mall stores

    Spokandy Chocolatier, the 96-year-old Spokane candy maker, has closed two of its four retail locations. The Northtown Mall and Valley Mall stores closed Monday. Sales will be handled out of …


  • So What About All Those Tan Fans?

    If you find a blue M&M; in your candy package, you will not get a tour of the factory with Willy Wonka. So don’t even ask.


  • M&M; Adds Blue To The Mix

    M&M; lovers will soon have the blues. The results of a two-month campaign to choose a new color were unveiled Wednesday and blue won with 54 percent of the more …


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