Photo Of The Day: Big Vote Against Big Soda

One of New York City's most ambitious efforts to prod residents to live healthier appears poised to pass as a health panel takes up a plan to cut down sales of big sodas and other sugary soft drinks. The Board of Health was set to vote Thursday on the proposal, which would bar sales of sugar-heavy drinks in more than 16-ounce cups or bottles in restaurants, movie theaters and some other settings.

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(AP) — Soft drinks are on display during a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, in New York.

Health officials are expected to approve an unprecedented 16-ounce limit on sodas and other sugary drinks sold at restaurants, delis and movie theaters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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