New Mexico chili peppers are distinct, but locals in the pepper industry have been struggling to compete with the foreign pepper market. A new state law requires that only New Mexico-grown peppers are labeled as such. Danise Coon/AP/NMSU Chile Pepper Institute hide caption

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The Melt, a new restaurant chain, will serve grilled cheese and soup starting in August. The Melt hide caption

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Michael Levy enjoys a game of Mahjiang with local youth. Courtesy Of The Author hide caption

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USDA meat labeling rule may make it easier to tell if your meat's been treated with a saline solution. hide caption

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President Barack Obama walks with First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha to St. John's Church Sunday, July 17, 2011, in Washington. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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U.S. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha and Malia watch the Women's World Cup while dining in the White House July 17, 2011 in Washington, DC. Pete Souza/The White House /Getty Images hide caption

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