| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:22 PM
McDonald’s said 2013 was a “difficult year,” with a decline in foot traffic pushing global sales at restaurants open at least a year down 0.1% in the fourth quarter.
The Oak Brook, Ill., fast food giant said so-called same store...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It’s not often that the so-called food cops have kind words for the fast-food industry, but there are a few of them in a new report on the offerings from restaurants such as McDonald’s, KFC and Taco Bell -- and how they are marketed to kids....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Burger King is attempting to dethrone the McDonald's Big Mac with its new Big King burger. The previously limited-edition burger is back on the menu Tuesday, and this time it's staying put.
The Big King comes with two burger patties, a slice of ...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:25 PM
The long war on trans fats may be drawing to a close.
The government proposed new rules Thursday that would all but ban the artery-clogging fats, a move that will force makers of margarine, frozen pizza and other processed foods to reformulate their...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
It probably won't wind up as another Warner Bros., but 42 Productions has made it first foray into Hollywood via the American Film Market.
The Colorado-based banner has been hard to miss during AFM, with a massive poster and stair ads for its "Fishing...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Gary Izeil Eugene Osborne, 24, of the 400 block of Ruby Drive, was charged Friday with disorderly conduct.
Evan Kelly Jordan, 56, of the 1000 block of Warwick Drive, was charged Sunday with telephone misuse, failing to obey a reasonable and...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:34 PM
McDonald's Corp. is trying to put the fast back in fast food.
Amid slowing sales and service, the world's largest burger chain is banking on a third drive-through window to speed things up.
Currently, patrons in cars pull up to one window to pay for...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Contrasting commissioner John Swofford’s cautious optimism, Duke athletic director Kevin White is unabashedly bullish on the oft-discussed potential of a cable television channel dedicated to ACC sports.
I interviewed White earlier this week for a...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:12 AM
He might not have been crowned the Sexiest Man Alive this year, but photos of greased-up James Marsden in the December issue of Playboy put up a good fight on his behalf.
The 40-year-old actor and self-professed "obsessed" fan of "Anchorman" spoke with...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Wish that turkey would just cook itself? Tuckered out after hours at the mall? That’s why many American restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving and serving up special bargains on Black Friday.
On the holiday itself, Boston Market will serve up...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:07 AM
On the evening of Friday, Nov. 22, the Patterson Mill Middle/High School PTSA held our seventh annual PTSA Bingo Nite. This event is our PTSA's primary fundraiser, funding enrichment activities and programs for both the Middle and High School...