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How to spot a halal grocery stores in Omaha

Omaha, Neb.(AP) If you're planning to visit the Greater Omaha area this summer, there are halal and kosher grocery stores that are popular with the general public.But while some of the larger chains such as Safeway and Costco are welcoming, others such as Kroger, Sam's Club, KFC and Kroger have been known to be a bit stingy in terms of

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‘We need more food’: Al Jazeera’s Stephanie Beil reports from Richmond, Virginia, on a food bank for homeless people

In December, Al Jazeera visited the Richmond County Housing Authority, where homeless people from all over the county sleep.There were no facilities to offer food, but the residents were encouraged to bring their own food, which they often did."We have a lot of homeless people in our community," said Sarah Brown, a housing authority volunteer who has worked with the

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