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Battling Urban Food Deserts

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    Wednesday, July 2 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-07-02 16:59:59 GMT
    I have traveled up and down the east coast for the past ten years anchoring and reporting at a number of television stations.
    I have traveled up and down the east coast for the past ten years anchoring and reporting at a number of television stations.
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    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:19:51 GMT
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    Jackie Baucom Speaks Exclusively to MyFoxCarolinas

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:19:31 GMT
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    It's been a long road for Jackie Baucom. A marriage to a powerful Charlotte strip club owner, the victim of domestic abuse, life as a swinger, and the challenge of starting over.
Urban food deserts are areas where residents don't have access to a grocery store within a mile radius. Legislators in Raleigh are trying to make recommendations on areas that need access to healthy foods like fruits and vegetables. Convenient and corner stores are now adding fruits and vegetables to the items they sell on a regular basis.
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    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:49:00 GMT
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