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September 03, 2019 - 9:13 am
( ALT 103.7 ) - Bastrop, Texas is probably the only Whataburger in the world that has deep-fried rat. Now, that wasn't by choice, mind you. Video taken at the restaurant shows a small rodent that scampering around the counter at the restaurant in Bastrop, Texas, located about 30 miles southeast of...
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August 27, 2019 - 7:35 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of beer can collectors are heading to New Mexico for a "CANvention." The Albuquerque Journal reports the Brewery Collectibles Club of America is scheduled Thursday to start celebrating different types of beer cans at its three-day national gathering at the...
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August 27, 2019 - 5:16 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Antonio de la Rosa doesn't take it easy on his vacations. The Spaniard spent his summer paddling his way from California across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii. It took de la Rosa, who is from Valladolid, Spain, 76 days to paddle 2,500 miles (4,023 kilometers) while standing on a...
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Johnny Lopez
August 27, 2019 - 9:54 am
It's here! And Starbucks wants to level up your pumpkin spice dreams. As of Tuesday, the coffee chain is once again offering their seasonal fan favorite Pumpkin Spice Lattes (PSL) and have also added a new beverage to their autumnal menu, according to CNN . Introducing the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 20, 2019 - 11:29 am
The chicken vs. beef debate has been shelved for the moment. Chick-fil-A and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen have sparked a Twitter debate over chicken vs. chicken. Fried chicken fans everywhere know exactly what comes on Chick-fil-A’s classic chicken sandwich – a hunk of fried or grilled chicken on a...
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Thomas Perumean
August 20, 2019 - 5:22 am
( WWL ) - Media maven Oprah Winfrey has put her money where her mouth is, investing in friend and frequent guest Dr. Andrew Weil's True Food Kitchen chain. Winfrey sits on the board of directors and is actively involved in marketing the healthy food restaurant which is growing quickly. New Orleans...
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CORRECTS TO HIERS HIM GREETING PATRONS AT HIS RESTAURANT, NOT GRILLING OYSTERS - FILE - In this Friday June 23, 2006 file photo, Bubba Hiers, who is Paula Deen's brother, and chef and owner of Uncle Bubba's Oyster House, in Savannah, Ga. him greeting patrons at his restaurant. Hiers, who helped his celebrity sister Paula Deen expand her Savannah restaurant during her rise to fame, has died at age 65. Hiers died Thursday, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 from pancreatic cancer, Gamble Funeral Service owner Ed Gamble said. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton, File)
August 19, 2019 - 1:44 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Hiers, who left behind landscaping to help his celebrity sister Paula Deen grow her Savannah restaurant business as she rose to fame, has died at age 65. "Bubba was the greatest brother who was loved by so many people," Deen said in an emailed statement Monday. "We will...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 16, 2019 - 1:35 pm
The highly trendy keto diet is one based around foods that are high in fat. But now, people are trying out the “dirty keto” diet, and it’s definitely not as good for you as the alternative. According to Business Insider, the dirty keto diet consists of high-fat foods that lie relatively on the...
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Corey James
August 16, 2019 - 6:37 am
( 98 PXY ) - Olive Garden 's annual pasta passes went on sale Thursday, but it didn't last very long. All 24,000 passes sold out in less than a second. But that's not all. This year, Olive Garden introduced a new twist , the Lifetime Pasta Pass. The first 50 people to buy the pasta passes would...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, a high school principal displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students at the school in Massachusetts. On Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, the Vapor Technology Association filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government to delay a review of electronic cigarettes. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
August 14, 2019 - 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A vaping industry group sued the U.S. government on Wednesday to delay an upcoming review of thousands of e-cigarettes on the market. The legal challenge by the Vapor Technology Association is the latest hurdle in the Food and Drug Administration's yearslong effort to regulate the...
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