Catherine Welch http://apr.org en CVS Caremark Drops Tobacco, Wants To Be Your Health Provider http://apr.org/post/cvs-caremark-drops-tobacco-wants-be-your-health-provider Smokers are shrugging off the announcement that CVS will stop selling tobacco products. The company announced the move on Wednesday as part of a strategy to promote healthy choices. But more than half of cigarettes are sold at gas stations, so the company's decision is unlikely to have much of an impact on access to tobacco. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 10:18:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 46298 at http://apr.org Providence Kindles Love Of Horror Writer H.P. Lovecraft http://apr.org/post/providence-kindles-love-horror-writer-hp-lovecraft Pulp-fiction writer Howard Phillips "H.P." Lovecraft has for decades terrified an underground following of readers with horror stories about monsters and aliens. He's <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/jun/03/hp-lovecraft-writer-out-time">known to some</a> as a bad writer, and <a href="http://nnedi.blogspot.com/2011/12/lovecrafts-racism-world-fantasy-award.html">to many</a> as a racist. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:01:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 40698 at http://apr.org Providence Kindles Love Of Horror Writer H.P. Lovecraft This Pork Loin Sandwich Starts With Happy Pigs http://apr.org/post/pork-loin-sandwich-starts-happy-pigs It's the time of year when people are flocking to their farmer's market seeking out fresh fruits and vegetables for the summer picnic basket. But what about meat for the sandwich? Sat, 31 Aug 2013 11:57:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 37036 at http://apr.org This Pork Loin Sandwich Starts With Happy Pigs New Year Brings Minimum-Wage Hikes In 10 States http://apr.org/post/new-year-brings-minimum-wage-hikes-10-states On Tuesday, the minimum wage in 10 states will increase by anywhere from a dime to 35 cents.<p>For all of the states but one, the pay hikes are part of automatic adjustments designed to keep up with the cost of living.<p>In Rhode Island, it took a state law to raise the minimum wage for the first time in five years.<p><strong>Rising Wages Vs. Tue, 01 Jan 2013 07:57:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 22644 at http://apr.org New Year Brings Minimum-Wage Hikes In 10 States