In New York City, Big Sugary Sodas are Banned, Polkas Are Not

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By Chris Ariens Comment

Barry Mitchell, (center) the resident polkameister at ABC’s overnight show “World News Now,” reacts to the news that the New York City Board of Health approved a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, concession stands and other eateries. The measure, championed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, will take effect in 6 months. Set your DVRs, we see a soda-themed polka coming.