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DALE McFEATTERS

Dale McFeatters' column, "Just Dessert," is distributed by Scripps Howard News Service.

Articles by DALE McFEATTERS

Commentary: Good riddance to trans fats Commentary: Good riddance to trans fats
22 weeks ago - - DALE McFEATTERS
If eliminating a tasteless and easily replaceable ingredient from the nation’s food supply would save 7,000 lives and prevent 20,000 heart attacks a year, we’d do it, right? Of course, we would. [Read More]
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Commentary: The story that won't die, but should Commentary: The story that won't die, but should
22 weeks ago - - DALE McFEATTERS
Every November, as the leaves begin to fall in the nation’s capital, my inbox begins filling up with copies of an article I wrote in early 2009. If prior years are any indication, the same thing will happen again next March. [Read More]
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Commentary: A Veterans Day with fewer vets
23 weeks ago - - DALE McFEATTERS
At many fancy banquets in Washington, D.C., it’s customary for the band to play the official songs of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. And it is the custom of audience members who’ve served with those branches of our military to stand at attention. [Read More]
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Commentary: It's the incredible, shrinking airline seat Commentary: It's the incredible, shrinking airline seat
23 weeks ago - - DALE McFEATTERS
With the exception of support from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, first lady Michelle Obama has been fighting a lonely and, as a glance at any middle-school playground will tell you, losing battle against the unfortunate dietary and exercise habits of the young. [Read More]
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Commentary: Love boat's unhappy end Commentary: Love boat's unhappy end
24 weeks ago - - DALE McFEATTERS
Modern seagoing vessels are so automated that they manage to get by with, if not exactly skeleton crews, certainly minimal ones. Typically, the bridge will have an officer of the watch, a helmsman and a crew member who doubles as lookout and go-for. [Read More]
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Commentary: A traveling road show for D.C. sites Commentary: A traveling road show for D.C. sites
25 weeks ago - - DALE McFEATTERS
Much of the nation’s hostility toward Washington, or so we who live in the nation’s capital like to think, is because so many Americans are unfamiliar with the city, especially some of its crowning glories. [Read More]
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