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Crickets being served

STORRS, Conn.—A food truck at the University of Connecticut is serving up roasted crickets.

The Daily Campus reports the university’s dining services are advertising the insects as organic, not genetically-modified, and Earth-friendly.

The crickets are high in protein and low in fat.

They’re also a source of B vitamins, iron, and zinc.

University of Connecticut offering crickets as snack or taco topping at food truck

STORRS, Conn. A food truck at the University of Connecticut is serving up roasted crickets.

The Daily Campus reports the university’s dining services are advertising the insects as organic, not genetically modified and earth friendly.

The crickets are high in protein and low in fat. They’re a source of B vitamins, iron and zinc.

Astros back in 2nd wild card

SEATTLE—Thanks to a late rally and help from others, the Houston Astros will go into their final series knowing three more wins will have them playing baseball beyond the final day of the regular season.

A day after being passed in the race for the second AL wild-card spot, the Astros retook control last night with a 7-6 win over the Seattle Mariners.

Scherzer misses 2nd no-no

WASHINGTON—At the close of another eventful afternoon at Nationals Park, Washington general manager Mike Rizzo placed his hands around a microphone at the outset of an unusual post-game news conference and said, with a hint of a smile, “I was really rootin’ for a no-hitter today.”

Anything to change the subject, right?