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35 min ago | The Wall Street Journal

Perfect Birthday Gift for a Senator? Dairy Queen

At a Senate Finance Committee hearing focused on energy tax policy, Chairman Ron Wyden announced his intention to present a gift card to the fast food and frozen treats chain to Sen. Charles Grassley in honor of his 81st birthday Wednesday. "I just couldn't resist announcing his 81st birthday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics, Life, Food, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Orrin Hatch, Joliet, IL

4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Animal Rights

4 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2012 file photo, Uggie the dog who starred in the film "The Artist," attends a special screening at a London cinema. LOS ANGELES - For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild.

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4 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

For animal trainers on film sets, the job can be wild. Getting snakes on a plane takes a bit of heat or light, but cajoling a bear to perform for the camera can require buckets of fried chicken.

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7 hrs ago | USA Today

Free 'healthy' food for fast-food receipts

Suppose that you could upload a photo of your fast-food receipts from the past year - worth up to $50 - and get a corresponding amount of free, healthy, ready-to-prepare food in exchange for that? Start Free 'healthy' food for fast-food receipts Suppose that you could upload a photo of your fast-food receipts from the past year - worth up to $50 - and get a corresponding amount of free, healthy, ready-to-prepare food in exchange for that? Start Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1u2Zcr9 Suppose that you could upload a photo of your fast-food receipts from the past year - worth up to $50 - and get the corresponding amount of free, healthy, ready-to-prepare food in exchange for that? The unusual, free food promotion, dubbed "You're Better than Takeout" begins Tuesday.

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12 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Boycotting Burger King

Ah, the truth is, I'm not exactly giving up Burger King. I haven't had a Burger King burger for, best guess, 25 years.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

NEWS.com.au

$1,000 for a paper fast food bag - bargain or not?

Vandi Huynh reckons $1000 for a McDonalds Shaker Fries bag he bought several years ago is a bargain. Picture: Stephen Laffer IT will be a happy meal for one ambitious teen, who is selling a packet of "rare" McDonalds Shaker Fries for $1000 - no fries with that.

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The New Zealand Herald

Hot and spicy boost for Restaurant Brands

Restaurant Brands New Zealand, the nation's largest fast-food operator, increased second quarter revenue 5.8 percent as it benefited from increased sales at its largest KFC fried chicken chain and ramped up expansion at its newest Carl's Jr burger chain. Sales rose to $108 million in the 16 weeks ended Sept.

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Daily Star

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This fast food fan was stunned to find that his KFC fillet feast contained meat that looked just like the UK - but with Scotland missing. Terry O'Neil, 55, discovered the tasty future omen after ordering a family bucket while on holiday with wife Jo, 39, and their three children.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Crooks caught on camera burglarizing Portsmouth fast food restaurants

Police are searching for a pair of crooks believed to be responsible for several restaurant burglaries happening throughout the Portsmouth area in the past week. Portsmouth Police detectives said the burglaries have occurred in the George Washington Highway corridor, in the Cradock section of the city.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, VA, Life, Food

River Front Times

KimCheese to Hit Creve Coeur in October

Korean-Mexican fusion restaurant KimCheese has announced that a second location will open in Creve Coeur next month.

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Related Topix: Creve Coeur, MO, St. Louis, MO, Chesterfield, MO, Life, Food

New Statesman

Fast food walkouts: how do US employment rights differ from UK conditions?

Thousands of American fast food workers walked out of their restaurants and took to the streets at the beginning of the month, demanding a pay rise and the right to unionise. In 150 cities across the US, over 400 of these workers were arrested for protests, traffic blockades and other acts of civil disobedience.

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Fox News

McD's tries for coffee king

The fast-food giant is battling against Starbucks, Taco Bell and Dunkin' Donuts to capture a greater share of the breakfast market. But can the burger chain reinvent the wheel when it comes to coffee? And can the public embrace coffee from a place that serves McNuggets? As the breakfast wars wage on, McDonald's has introduced a slew of new coffee products- from specialty spiced beverages and bagged beans.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Life, Food

ABC News

Farm groups dubious about McDonalds move to phase out cage eggs

Some farm groups argue a decision by McDonalds Australia to phase out the use of cage eggs for animal welfare reasons is misleading. McDonalds has committed to stop sourcing cage eggs by 2017, and says it's part of the company's broader animal welfare initiative, which it's yet to outline.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Life, Food

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

R.I.P., Zesto's Drive-In on Ponce de Leon Avenue

Zesto's Drive-In on Ponce de Leon Avenue will soon shut off its neon lights, stop serving ice cream, and no longer hand out slaw dogs, ending a 60-year run at its iconic Old Fourth Ward location. The restaurant's owners last Friday announced that the fast-food eatery had been sold to an "undisclosed buyer" and will officially close on September 20. Jimbo Livaditis, a part-owner of Zesto's six metro Atlanta locations with his brother, Lee, tells CL the unexpected opportunity to sell the restaurant occurred in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Life, Food, Dining

Slackerwood

Insider's Guide: Alamo Drafthouse Menu Hacks

Everyone knows that places like Torchy's Tacos and In-n-Out Burger have secret menus, for a given definition of "secret." Slackerwood has done much in-depth research and can now offer you a guide to customizing the Alamo Drafthouse menu.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Pizza, Hamburger

Dallas Morning News

Dallas gets first banh mi shop from fast food mega-chain

Guests watch food being prepared at the new Saigon street food restaurant Banh Shop in Dallas. It's the first Banh Shop from parent company Yum! Brands, though a second will open at DFW International Airport soon.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Dallas, TX, Pizza, Entertainment

Denver Westword

Reader: Whenever a Transplant Tells Me There's No Good Barbecue, I Tell Them to Go Home

After a month of eating barbecue, last week we served up our list of the ten best barbecue joints in Denver -- and the comments line has been smoking. " Wayne's is the best!" " Jabo's got robbed!" " Georgia Boys is yum."

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LongIsland.com

Steals & Deals at Fast Food Restaurant Chains in September

When you think of fast food, do you think of McDonald's, KFC, White Castle, Arby's and Sbarro? Well, you're in luck because there are coupons and promotions featured in this week's edition of Local Steals & Deal to these restaurant chains that you don't want to miss! We're talking about free coffee, free cinnamon apple crisp, free slice of pizza, hot wings for less than $1, and a Buy One, Get One Free offer on a combo meal. Check out the offers now, they won't last! McDonald's : This offer of a free small McCafe coffee during morning hours, from Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Fast food workers use 'civil disobedience,' to earn higher wages for...

No one ever said that flipping burgers and making tacos should be a career, but unfortunately too many fast food workers have bought into a bogus bill of goods being sold to them by unions, politicians and others that their "profession" is, well, a profession and they should be paid like it. Unfortunately for them, they are choosing to make the wrong stand for the wrong issue at exactly the wrong time in history.

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