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Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2012 1:00 am | Updated: 8:12 am, Thu Jun 7, 2012.

New York City's billionaire mayor wants to ban super-sized sodas and other sugar-packed drinks.

Some 58 percent of New Yorkers, explains Mayor Michael Bloomberg, currently rate as either overweight or obese. Their excess pounds are driving up the city's health care costs, he argues, and even putting their lives in jeopardy.

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