| Jul 31, 2011
Mike Moss is one of the few soda jerks who knows what a customer means when he hollers, "Shoot me a Waco!" Sure, it's a small city along Interstate 35, about halfway between Dallas and Austin, but for folks in the know, it's where the soda pop that Texans...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 12:57 PM
The Coca-Cola plant in Paw Paw will lay off 80 employees by September.
About 500 people currently work at the Paw Paw based plant, layoffs will effect all types of employee's including salaried, union and non-union workers.
A public affairs manger...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 9:34 PM
SAN DIEGO – Various San Diego beaches are competing against other Southern California hot spots in efforts to raise money for much needed maintenance and preservation projects.
As of this weekend, Torrey Pines State Beach was leading the pack to...
| Jan 12, 2010
Coca-Cola has partnered with a leading medical group to promote healthy soft drink consumption. Is there such a thing?
The American Academy of Family Physicians will receive a six-figure grant from Coke to develop educational material to teach...
| Dec 28, 2009
Maybe it's the sleepless nights. Maybe it's the daytime jitters. Whatever the reason, many people decide to cut back on caffeine - only to find that it's harder than they thought.
Caffeine turns up in expected places, in unexpected amounts. And recent...
| Nov 8, 2009
To many people, it's a health food. To others, it's simply soda in disguise.
That virtuous glass of juice is feeling the squeeze as doctors, scientists and public health authorities step up their efforts to reduce the nation's girth.
| Oct 19, 2009
Richard Whitcomb, a mechanical engineer who changed the way we fly today with three design innovations that made airplanes fly farther and faster using less fuel, has died. He was 88.
Whitcomb died of pneumonia Tuesday in Newport News, Va.
| Sep 6, 2009
An arctic evening in Minnesota: Tracy Bridges shivered near her apartment window, weary of snowstorms and slender paychecks. She was 27, making $23,000 dealing blackjack at an Indian casino in Duluth, and couldn't shake thoughts of those dealers who had...
| Nov 25, 2009
Partway through W.R. Burnett's 1956 noir "It's Always Four O'Clock," one of the central characters, a pianist named Royal Mauch, gives a disquisition about jazz.
"It's the only live art in the world today," he tells the novel's narrator, Stan Pawley. "[...
| Dec 22, 2009
| 8:28 AM
Pitcher Javy Vazquez has been traded back to the New York Yankees by Atlanta in a swap that sent Melky Cabrera to the Braves, people familiar with the trade told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal...
| Apr 16, 2008
Organic drink maker Honest Tea has built its business on a reputation as an eco-friendly company with a do-good mission.
Now it is hoping to expand its cause with an unlikely partner: Coca-Cola.
Honest Tea says that teaming up with Coca-Cola, which...
| Nov 19, 2007
What is it about artificial sweeteners?
As never before, they pervade the American diet -- in pink, yellow and blue packets on diner counters, in sugar-free cookies and diet juices, in sodas and smoothies and low-calorie yogurt and boxes of powder for...