News

Eat your Wheaties: Country acts appear on cereal boxes

Eat your Wheaties: Country acts appear on cereal boxes

BREAKFAST: From left, Joe Don Rooney, Gary LeVox and Jay DeMarcus, of musical group Rascal Flatts, will be among the country stars to grace the cover of cereal boxes. Photo: Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Florida Georgia Line, The Band Perry and Rascal Flatts are among the acts who will appear on cereal boxes to stamp out hunger.

They’re part of the Outnumber Hunger campaign run by General Mills.

They will appear on products like Cheerios, Wheaties and Lucky Charms, as well as Betty Crocker, Yoplait and Nature Valley. Consumers can enter a code from specially marked boxes online to donate five meals to a food bank based on the ZIP code entered.

Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore, Eli Young Band, Thomas Rhett and “The Voice” winners Cassadee Pope and Danielle Bradbery are also participating.

Latest Headlines

in Local

Pingree: Biden to Tour Navy Shipyard

Courtesy Associated Press

KITTERY, Maine (AP) _ Vice President Joe Biden is paying a visit to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard this week.

in Local

Coast Guard Reports Oil Spill off Maine Coast

Newsradio WGAN

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) _ The Coast Guard says cleanup is underway following the discovery of an oil spill on an island that's part of Cape Porpoise, Maine.

in Local

Maine Health Centers Get $730K Through Health Law

MONEY PILE LARGE SIZE

Three health centers in Maine are getting more than $730,000 in funding through the Affordable Care Act.

in Local

Maine Bear Trapping Season Begins Before Ban Vote

GENERIC BEAR

Maine's bear trapping season is set to begin about two months before a state-wide referendum that could ban the hunting method.

in Local

Law Leads to Stiffer Assault Charges in Maine

generic gavel

Maine prosecutors are more likely to bring stiffer charges for choking someone after lawmakers updated the definition for aggravated assault.