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2 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

Robbery suspects stole $1,500 from local fast food restaurants

Authorities said the thieves that hit three separate fast food restaurants in the Spokane area got away with hundreds of dollars.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Spokane, WA

5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Parents speak of disgust after their toddler finds hypodermic needle at Newcastle KFC

A mum and dad have voiced their "disgust" after their daughter made the shock discovery of a hypodermic needle in the toilet of a KFC.

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9 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Four Corners Brewing Lets the 'Secret' Out About Its Worker Bee Blend

You know how some fast food joints have a "secret menu?" In order to make you feel like an exclusive, in-the-know customer, these places have come up with combinations of ubiquitous ingredients that most, if not all, of their employees know how to whip together.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Beer, Drink, Dallas, TX

13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Student/Farmworker Alliance calls on OSU to 'Boot the Braids'

As the Coalition of Immokalee Workers ' campaign to persuade Wendy's to join its Fair Food Program enters its second year, college students around the country are taking the fight to their university campuses with the "Boot the Braids"campaign.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WJCW-AM Gray

Fast Food Workers Rewarded for Fast Action That Saved Customer's Life

When a couple of fast food restaurant workers got no response over the microphone at their drive-thru station they rushed outside to find a driver in cardiac arrest.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Flint, MI

WFMZ

Forks approves plan for medical office, fast food joint

Township supervisors have given their blessing to a new commercial development that will house a medical office, a bank and a fast food restaurant.

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MarketWatch

Why Chipotle customers will eat higher prices

At a chain where customers cheerily pay two bucks for an extra dollop of guacamole, price sensitivity isn't all that big a concern.

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WPBF

'City Pimp' accused of exposing genitals to Walgreen's customers

Anthony Johnson, who goes by the alias "City Pimp," was arrested Wednesday, accused of exposing himself outside a West Palm Beach Walgreen's store.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL, Life, Food

Pasadena Weekly

'Food Justice'

As head of the city of Pasadena's Public Health Department, Dr. Eric Walsh has worked tirelessly to combat issues associated with ensuring Pasadena provides food justice to its people.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, North Fair Oaks, CA, Altadena, CA, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food

hosted Revolution Health | Revolution Health

Kids and Parents Ignore Calorie Info On Fast Food Menu

Posting calorie information does not appear to have any effect on what children and adolescents choose to eat at fast-food restaurants, a small study suggests. For example, a survey of NY teens found that even though 57 percent said they noticed the calories on the menu, only 9 percent said they considered that information when ordering - and only 9 percent reported purchasing items with fewer calories.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Family, Kids, 9, New York University

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Chipotle sales surge as it draws more customers

The Denver-based chain's popularity has kept growing because people see it as being a step up from traditional fast-food chains such as Burger King and Wendy's.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Mexican Cuisine

The Day

How McDonald's went from hero to zero in Russia

Customers eat at a McDonald's in Moscow in 2010. The company's decision to close restaurants in Crimea has created a backlash in Russia against the U.S. fast food chain.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, World News, Russia,

KXLY-TV Spokane

Police investigate second armed drive-thru robbery in two nights

A second fast food restaurant drive-thru window was targeted by an armed robber Wednesday night, making it the second in two days.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Spokane, WA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BusinessWeek

Taco Bell's New McDonald's Attack Ads Seem Awfully Familiar

The advertising business is rife with imitation. But even by the generous borrowing standards of the industry, a new high-profile ad is unusually brazen in its lack of originality.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Akron, OH

Boston.com

KFC Brings Back the Double Down a Sandwich'

Fast food connoisseurs, start your engines: KFC announced plans to bring back its infamous Double Down sandwich for a about a month starting next Monday .

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Silicon Alley Insider

Starbucks Attacks Dunkin' Donuts With Ad Featuring Men Named Duncan

The ad features five men named Duncan professing their love for Seattle's Best Coffee.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Life, Food

CBS Local

Nina In New York: KFC Redefines Prom Glamour By Adorning Teenagers With Fried Chicken

That is the normal human emotional response to learning of the recently unveiled Kentucky Fried Chicken drumstick corsage .

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Life, Food

USA Today

Exclusive: KFC brings back the Double Down

Back in 2010 it was hard to escape news of the KFC Double Down. From The Colbert Report to YouTube to USA TODAY, it was hard not to be intrigued by a bacon 'n' cheese sandwich that used two fried chicken Back in 2010 it was hard to escape news of the KFC Double Down.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Autos

ThinkProgress

Congressman Tells Low-Income Worker: Higher Minimum Wage Is 'Not Right'

People like Shaneeka Rainer are often told that they shouldn't try to get the minimum wage increased because it only really applies to teenagers working entry-level jobs.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Dennis Ross, Liberal Political News

Fox 23

Broken Arrow restaurant robbed at gunpoint

Police tell FOX23 a manager at a fast food restaurant in Broken Arrow finished closing the store when two men robbed her at gunpoint.

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