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Cargill argues in front of Supreme Court in child labor case

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The 15-year-old lawsuit alleges Cargill and Nestlé abetted child slave labor on cocoa farms in Africa.
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Nestle, Cargill at high court in child labor case

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court seemed concerned Tuesday about the impact of siding with food giants Nestle and Cargill and ending a lawsuit that claims they knowingly bought...
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Cargill will argue in front of Supreme Court in child labor case

8 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The 15-year-old lawsuit alleges Cargill and Nestle abetted child slave labor on cocoa farms in Africa.
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Mother of Cocoa teen shot by deputy shot during son's burial service

Mother of Cocoa teen shot by deputy shot during son's burial service

1 day ago   |   WESH

An unknown gunman fired into the crowd gathered at the burial service of a teenager who was fatally shot by a Brevard County sheriff's deputy earlier this month.
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Mother of slain Cocoa teen shot during burial service in Brevard

1 day ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

The shooting happened as guests gathered at Riverview Memorial Gardens to pay their respects to 18-year-old Sincere Pierce. Pierce and 16-year-old Angelo Crooms were killed...
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Cocoa bombs: The rare 2020 surprise that's sweet

4 days ago   |   Review Journal

Hot beverages, which have taken social media by storm, start as simple-enough chocolate spheres that, when steaming milk is poured over, melt into hot chocolate with marshmallows.
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Sweet deal! Drinking hot chocolate makes you smarter, study shows

Sweet deal! Drinking hot chocolate makes you smarter, study shows

5 days ago   |   New York Post

In a study of 18 men, researchers at the University of Birmingham found that drinking cocoa improved participants' ability to quickly solve a series of complex mental tests.
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The Supreme Court will decide: Can Big Chocolate be blamed for child slavery?

5 days ago   |   Fortune

The rocky and tense transition of presidential power isn't the only Washington drama with global implications these days. On Tuesday, another years-in-the-making conflict will...
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Top cocoa grower says chocolatiers favor profit over farmers

Top cocoa grower says chocolatiers favor profit over farmers

5 days ago   |   Post Gazette


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“A sign of the times:” Catonsville, Arbutus and Towson groups cancel Christmas tree lighting events, but Santa will ride on

6 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

While string lights may adorn Christmas trees in Catonsville, Arbutus and Towson, the crowds of families that usually gather during tree-lighting festivities to sip hot cocoa...
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