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Utah teenager sentenced in store owner's shooting death

Nov. 24, 2021 13:04 PM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah teenager has been sentenced in the death of an grocery store owner fatally shot during an attempted robbery. Satnam Singh was beloved by his customers and neighbors and was working that night because he picked up a shift of one of his...

2 Florida-based grocery chains limit some Thanksgiving items

Nov. 23, 2021 08:05 AM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida-based grocery chains are limiting the number of items sold to customers ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday. Publix, which operates nearly 1,300 stores across seven states in the Southeast, and Winn-Dixie, with stores in five...

NJ kicks off Atlantic City's 1st supermarket in 15 yrs

Nov. 18, 2021 14:51 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It took nearly $19 million in public money and a government agency willing to step in where the private sector declined to tread, but Atlantic City will soon have its first supermarket in 15 years. The state-run Casino Reinvestment Development...

New UMW course teaches students not to waste food

Nov. 13, 2021 09:03 AM EST

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Mondays have become University of Mary Washington marketing professor Kashef Majid’s favorite day. That’s when he and students in his new course “Alleviating Food Waste” get to sample delicious treats concocted using “expired” food...

Tennessee grocery store reopens weeks after mass shooting

Nov. 10, 2021 14:21 PM EST

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee grocery store that was closed for weeks after a man fatally shot one person and wounded 14 others reopened Wednesday. The Kroger store in the upscale Memphis suburb of Collierville opened to customers with $4 million in...

Food pantry in Mississippi Delta receives refrigerated truck

Nov. 07, 2021 09:52 AM EST

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A health care company, a grocery store chain and a food company teamed up to donate a refrigerated truck to a nonprofit group that fights hunger in the impoverished Mississippi Delta. Hearty Helpings Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen received the...

Tennessee grocery store to reopen after shooting

Nov. 06, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee grocery store will reopen Nov. 10 after being closed for nearly six weeks after a man fatally shot one person and wounded 14 others, officials announced. Kroger spokesperson Teresa Dickerson told news outlets Friday that the store...

No charges after stolen money is returned, with an apology

Oct. 28, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Chicago woman whose purse was stolen at a Detroit-area grocery store has opted not to press charges after the culprit returned money swiped from the purse and apologized, police said. The 80-year-old woman's purse was recently stolen from a...

Grocer sues Oregon beef producer for $2.7M over outbreak

Oct. 23, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lawyers representing New Seasons Market have filed a $2.7 million lawsuit against an Oregon beef producer accusing the company of negligence for delivering beef tainted with E. coli in 2019, court records show. Several people were sickened by the...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Oct. 22, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Unvaccinated FEMA...