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Bakers suggest light cakes for college graduation parties

Keep, parties light; cakes, drinks are popular
05/26/2015 03:10 PM EDT
Find a good seat, get out your tissues and prepare to hear some quotes about following one's bliss. It's college graduation time. A commencement ceremony is a time for students to celebrate the fruits of four (or five or six) years of hard work, all 
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Margaret Button: Summer and the living is easy ...
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Ask Dr. K: Eating cholesterol-rich foods is OK in moderation
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Ron Kujawski: It's all about culinary herbs
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