Soda consumption, a contributor to obesity and diabetes in the U.S., fell to a 31-year low in 2016, according to Beverage Digest. But sugars and refined starches still make up much of the American diet. (Free-photos/Pixabay)

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BOWIE, Maryland - Democratic candidate for Maryland's 5th Congressional District Briana Urbina stands in a parking lot after an evening canvassing in a residential development in early November. (Horus Alas/Capital News Service)

Briana Urbina’s pitch to Maryland’s 5th Congressional District: go younger

By: Horas Alas, Capital News Service BOWIE, Maryland – Briana Urbina and her campaign staff marched through rows of two-story

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Gov. Larry Hogan is sworn in Jan. 16 by Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera as First Lady Yumi Hogan looks on. Governor's Office photo

Hogan’s run for president was all talk – and wonderful talk it was

By Len Lazarick, I never believed Gov. Larry Hogan would challenge President Trump for president. I also had a

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