WASHINGTON — Convenience stores will have to start stocking a variety of “staple foods” alongside the snacks and fountain drinks if they want to keep accepting food stamps, under a little-noticed section of the farm bill.
When Jonathan Batiste takes the Club Congress stage tonight, he will have the distinction of being the first musical artist in recent memory to perform at the downtown venue as part of a UApresents concert season.
Tom Beal continues his search for fine food and brew in Tucson, this time landing at the fairly new Parish, at 6453 N. Oracle Road. Here's a snippet of what he discovered; for the full review, see Thursday's Caliente section.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Residents of some Western and Plains states
were digging out Friday after an early blast of snow. Meanwhile,
heavy rain and winds that toppled trees, power lines and church
steeples lashed parts of the South, leaving three people dead.
U.S. investigators found elevated sulfur emissions from Chinese
drywall, though they stopped short of linking the building material
to ailments cited by many of the 1,900 homeowners who filed