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KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jul 14, 2015

  Newscast

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  • CDOT begins transit system from Denver to Glenwood Springs
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  • Commissioners fight for grazing, roads in BLM area

When you donate to a food drive, do you ponder the nutritional labels of the can in your hand? Or do you grab a packet of ramen or a bag of marshmallows from the dark corners of your pantry and hope it hasn't expired?

Healthfulness isn't typically a well-intended food donor's top concern, says hunger advocate Ruthi Solari. The ramen and marshmallows, along with a container of Crisco and a few other items, were basically the entire contents of a food box delivered to one of her volunteer's grandmothers who received food aid, Solari says.