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Wake-up call: Starbucks to post calorie counts

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks has a new way to wake up its customers: showing the calories in its drinks. The Seattle-based coffee chain says it will start posting calorie counts on menu boards nationwide […]

06/18/2013

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Food companies work to make it look natural

NEW YORK (AP) — Here’s the latest goal for food makers: Perfect the art of imperfection. When stretching out the dough for its premium “Artisan Pizzas,” Domino’s workers are instructed not to worry about making […]

06/17/2013

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Echo Park lotuses will bloom again thanks to theft

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Echo Park reopens following a makeover, its lake’s famous lotus flowers will bloom again thanks to an act of thievery by a prudent Los Angeles horticulturist. The Los Angeles Times […]

06/06/2013

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McD’s mixes breakfast and burgers for night owls

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s is taking a small step toward offering breakfast items outside of its usual breakfast hours — at least if you’re a night owl. Starting this month, the hamburger chain says […]

06/06/2013

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McDonald’s CEO: I lost weight by being more active

NEW YORK (AP) — They might start calling it the McDiet. McDonald Corp.’s CEO Don Thompson revealed at an analyst conference this week that he shed about 20 pounds in the past year by getting […]

05/30/2013

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Ohio kidnap case hero gets free McDonald’s food

CLEVELAND (AP) — The man who famously put down his Big Mac to help rescue three women held captive in a Cleveland house is getting complimentary McDonald’s for the next year. A spokeswoman for Oak […]

05/23/2013

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McDonald’s reaching out to Ohio man

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s says it wants to speak directly to a man widely quoted in accounts of the discovery of three women who were being held captive in a Cleveland home this week. […]

05/08/2013

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LA Kings raise $1.5 million for charities

The Los Angeles Kings and the Kings Care Foundation have raised a franchise-record $1.5 million during the 2012-13 season through a series of fundraising events and opportunities culminating in an unprecedented year of monetary assistance […]

05/07/2013

Amanda Berry, who was kidnapped in 2003 and who escaped from house in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo credit: FBI/AP)

Frantic 911 call leads to 3 missing women in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — The woman’s voice was frantic and breathless, and she was choking back tears. “Help me. I’m Amanda Berry,” she told a 911 dispatcher. “I’ve been kidnapped and I’ve been missing for 10 […]

05/07/2013

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Police: Man admits drugs in Vegas restaurant crash

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An 18-year-old driver who plowed into a Las Vegas restaurant during lunchtime in a crash that seriously injured 10 people appeared disoriented afterward, didn’t know what day it was, and later admitted to using drugs without a prescription.

04/02/2013

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McDonald’s to put chicken McWrap on menu

NEW YORK (AP) – McDonald’s is adding a permanent new offering to its menu next week: chicken McWraps. The world’s biggest hamburger chain says the new sandwich wrap will come in three varieties.

03/21/2013

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Adults get 11 percent of calories from fast food

ATLANTA (AP) — On an average day, U.S. adults get roughly 11 percent of their calories from fast food, a government study shows.
That’s down slightly from the 13 percent reported the last time the study was done.

02/20/2013

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