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The Farmer's Fridge vending machines are stocked with salads in reusable jars. (Credit: Farmer's Fridge)

Salad Vending Machines Serving Up Healthy Eating Options In Chicago

If you’re struggling with a New Year’s resolution to eat healthy, there are some vending machines in Chicago that can help, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.


Betty Tetzlaff. (Credit:  Betty Tetzlaf)

INDOT Blocking Driveway Blind Vendor Uses To Restock Machines At Rest Stop

A blind vendor at a Northwest Indiana rest stop says she feels hurt by what the Indiana Department of Transportation is doing: denying her easy access to refill her own vending machines.


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Emanuel Seeking Healthier Food In City Vending Machines

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed an ordinance that would require vending machines at city buildings to offer more healthy drinks and snacks starting next year.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2012

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Vendor For I-65 Rest Stops Upset At Labor Day Weekend Closure

A blind woman who has the vending machine contract at two Northwest Indiana rest stops is upset with the state transportation department because she says it’s put her a few thousand dollars in the hole.

WBBM Newsradio–09/04/2012

Chicago Park District

Park District To Unveil Healthy Vending Machines

The Chicago Park District on Tuesday is unveiling the first of a new line of healthy vending machines planned for all of its field houses.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011


Illinois House Votes To Ban Trans Fats In Restaurants

In an unprecedented move, the Illinois House voted to ban harmful trans fats in places like restaurants, movie theaters and vending machines at schools.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011

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Library’s Version Of Redbox May Be Coming Soon

The Chicago Public Library’s very own version of Redbox could be coming to a CTA station near you.