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27 min ago | Motherwell Today

Drive-through plan is finger licking good

Fast food giant KFC is hoping to open a new drive-through restaurant in Motherwell with the creation of 40-50 jobs.

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4 hrs ago | Gawker

Taco Bell Spinoff Explicitly Branded With Death Symbols

Despite decades of devotion to low-quality garbage food, today's Americans think they're "too good" for a "fast food" restaurant.

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5 hrs ago | ShoppingBlog.com

McDonald's Unveils Ronald McDonald's New Clothes Designed by Ann Hould-Ward

McDonald's has given Ronald McDonald has a new outfit. The fast food giant says the character will also take an active role on McDonald's social media channels.

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9 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

ANGRY residents are objecting to plans for a fast food restaurant to open aroundthe- clock.

McDonald's has asked Basildon Council for permission to turn its Laindon branch, at the Fortune of War roundabout on the A127 , into a 24-hour drivethrough.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

10 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

Atlanta eats under $10

Eating out is expensive. What can you get for less than $10 in Atlanta these days? We searched for value dishes at our favorite restaurants and created a list for anyone on a budget or simply looking to maximize a meal for the minimum.

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, North Atlanta, GA, Life, Fruits, Food, Avondale Estates, GA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Free Republic

Michigan Woman Serves Up 52 Years at KFC

KFC employee Marylou Ausborne describes the fast-food chain's founder, Harland Sanders, as "a wonderful man" who "never drank, never smoked" and was "just great."

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Corbin, KY

Globe and Mail

McDonald's halts use of foreign workers

McDonald's Canada has suspended further use of the temporary foreign worker program after criticism that several franchises at the fast-food chain were favouring foreign workers over seemingly qualified Canadian applicants.

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The New Zealand Herald

Burger prices and the minimum wage

Comparing hamburgers and wages started as a joke in 1986 and is now a subject of academic study.

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UPI

80-year-old woman has worked at the same Michigan KFC for over 50 years

An 80-year-old Michigan woman has been working at the same KFC location for over 50 years, long enough that she was once even able to meet "The Colonel," Harland Sanders.

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Sthelensstar.co.uk

St Helens Star: McDonalds says it has invested around 2.5m in St Helens town centre

FAST food chain McDonalds says it has invested around A 2.5m in St Helens town centre this year with the building of a new restaurant and the transformation of their existing take-away in the town centre.

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Wall Street Journal

The Morning Download: Fast Food Chains...

The initial forays into mobile apps by Wendy's International LLC and Burger King Worldwide Inc ., respectively, illustrate the difficulty of adopting business models to a more digital age.

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WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

How "Will & Grace" Actress Debra Messing Lost 20 Pounds

Debra Messing has never looked anything less than drop-dead gorgeous. You would never know it, but the Will & Grace icon, 45, recently made an effort to eat better for her health and it's definitely paid off big time.

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Related Topix: Will and Grace, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Debra Messing, Life, Food, Nutrition

WMMV-AM Melbourne

Wide Open Wednesday- McTOYS, Guns, Race & Traffic Stops

Really? McDonalds? The PC police have hammered the fast food giant and it fell like Goliath.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, US News, US Supreme Court

Tue Apr 22, 2014

La Prensa

Coalition marches on Wendy's HQ for farmworker justice,

Columbus, April 14, 2014: An estimated 800 people participated in a two-mile march to the suburban Columbus corporate headquarters of the Wendy's fast food restaurant chain last month, demanding that the corporate CEO sign an agreement promising better wages and working conditions for migrant farm workers.

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Weyburn This Week

Replace temporary foreign workers program with immigration, incentives: critics

Economists and immigration experts say there are solutions at hand as the Conservatives grapple with yet another controversy involving temporary foreign workers.

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Philly.com

Study: Fast food CEOs earn $11,400 an hour

A fast food restaurant worker earns about $19,000 a year. That's only if she earns $9 an hour and works full time.

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Uptown Messenger

Krystal plans burger restaurant for former KFC on South Claiborne

The South Claiborne fast-food corridor seems poised to get yet another entry, as Krystal is planning to open a burger restaurant in the old Kentucky Fried Chicken store near Washington Avenue.

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KPTM

Restaurant Report: Fast Food Spots on Dodge Street

Thousands of people drive up and down Dodge Street every day and many of them stop for fast food.

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Bellingham Herald

Yum's profit rises as KFC sales in China rebound

The company, which also owns Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, said Tuesday that sales at established locations in China rose 9 percent for the period.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Fast-Food CEOs Earn Supersized Salaries; Workers Earn Small Potatoes

According to a new report, YUM! compensated its CEO $22 million in 2013. At a time when fast-food workers make an average of about $9 an hour, what are the chief executives bringing home? According to a new report , YUM! compensated its CEO $22 million in 2013.

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