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  • City's Poverty Task Force Falls Short Of Members

    sheltoncityCommunity Development Director Steve Goins asked the City Commission to reconsider requirements for potential task force members. Goins requested Resolution 1065-0414 be modified to reduce the wording from ‘seven members’ to ‘five to seven members’ to get the task force moving.

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  • Robbers Hit 5 Banks In 8 Days

    cop lights dayAuthorities are looking for a trio of robbers they say have hit five banks in eight days this month in Pierce and south King counties. The Tacoma News Tribune reports Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1xu0WL3) that three men are in their 20's.… Read More +

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  • Galaxy 3-0 Win Over Sounders

    Sounders logoLandon Donovan assisted on Gyasi Zardes' goal in the eighth minute, then scored off a rebound 10 minutes later and led the Los Angeles Galaxy to an impressive 3-0 win over the Seattle Sounders on Monday night. Donovan and the Galaxy won for the fourth time in six matches and handed the Western Conference-leading Sounders one of their worst home MLS losses in franchise history.

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Folgers Is America's Top Store-Bought Coffee, Study Shows

GETTY_82313_Folgers 1.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1377246459395Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- It turns out that after all these years the best part of waking up is still Folgers in your cup, according to a new study by Bloomberg. While there's been an explosion of all kinds of coffee brands over the past few decades, both domestic and international, U.S. supermarket shoppers are more apt to reach for Folgers than other, usually more expensive, brews.

The Bloomberg survey found that Folgers remains number one with 15.6 percent of the coffee bought in stores from May through July 2013, followed by that other old standby, Maxwell House, at 10 percent.

In fact, things are looking up for Folgers, whose parent company is JM Smucker, with volume sales up 4 percent from the previous quarter, according to Bloomberg.

JM Smucker had other reasons to smile because it also owns Dunkin' Donuts packaged coffee, with sales that rose 6 percent from May through July.

And where is Starbucks in all this?  About 3.3 percent of all coffee consumers bought their packaged products in stores, Bloomberg said.

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