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And now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine.
New York City has ruled that bigger is not better when it comes to sugary drinks.
Today the city's health board approved a ban of big sodas and other high calorie drinks at restaurants movie theaters and stadium concession stands.
The unprecedented measure limits cup sizes to sixteen ounces.
-- customers can purchase as many of those as they like.
Supporters say the move will help fight obesity.
But not everyone's a fan as you can imagine one tweet reads quote.
Wow maybe they can tell us what to do hour by hour so we don't have to make those hard decisions.
And another NYC soda ban approved on a positive note we can still buy -- -- sizes and quantities of alcohol beer and tobacco products.
Chevy Volt sales are lacking but at least one deep pocketed buyer has stepped up.
The federal government the Defense Department plans to -- 15100 electric cars including volts as part of its effort to green the military.
However the Washington Post editorial board does not have many positive things to say about the administration's electric car push reading quote.
The American taxpayer has gotten precious little for the administration's investment in battery powered vehicles the basic theory of the Obama push for electric vehicles.
If you build them customers will come was a -- and an expensive one at that.
Finally -- Portland school principal says a peanut butter and jelly sandwich could be offensive.
-- -- say Gutierrez told the Portland Tribune she sees subtle racist language every day.
And use the peanut butter and jelly sandwich to illustrate her point quote what about Somali or Hispanic students who might not eat sandwiches.
Maybe they eat torture or Peta.
The school district says it stands by the principles conference.
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