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City shouldn’t rely on salt

By Angelina McNeela | November 24, 2014

DeKalb needs to switch to eco-friendly alternatives to salt for melting icy roads.Salt has proven to be effective at combating icy roads, but DeKalb should consider using alternatives like soy products, molasses and urea. Not only are these products more...

USDA encourages lower sodium intake

By Zach Brictson | February 8, 2011

DeKALB | The government released new health guidelines including a call for Americans to consume less salt in their day to day lives. According to the United States Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HSS), the new dietary...

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