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Ronald McDonald (fictional character)

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  • Memorial Day forecast for Md. travel even with last year

    Even with gasoline prices at near-record levels, Marylanders are expected to travel during Memorial Day weekend in the same robust numbers as last year, AAA Mid-Atlantic predicts. But to make sure potential visitors aren't discouraged by the price at the...
  • Die, Snuggie! Die!

    New trends are born every year, but that doesn’t mean they should be worn outside the house. The Snuggie, a.k.a. the Most Hideous Sleepwear Accessory Ever Created, crept into people’s homes in 2009. And then, the hideous blanket-style robes,...
  • McDonald's withdraws report-card promotion

    Report cards that kids bring home from Seminole County elementary schools will no longer double as a pitch for McDonald's restaurants. A lone parent's complaint has forced the fast-food giant to dump a promotion of its Happy Meals rewards program on...
  • David Maus' deal with adidas helps kids

    The car industry is reeling. Dealers are closing left and right. And Toyota, Volkswagen and Hyundai dealer David Maus lands an endorsement deal with sportswear giant adidas? Seriously? Here's the story behind why the local television personality known...
  • Top time-wasting Web sites: The final 10

    Top time-wasting Web sites: The final 10
    From the insane to the mundane, the secret-telling and the day-in-the-life musings, I've tried to give you a good sample of the best the Web has to offer (when you need a distraction). We're ignoring sites like Facebook -- the biggest time-killer of...
  • Happy Meal Feud Heats Up

    Happy Meal Feud Heats Up
    It's enough to make a burger executive, and maybe some children, very unhappy. Health advocates are involved in another season of rallying against the marketing of certain foods to kids. One California county this spring banned toys in most fast-food...
  • In The Pipeline: Love of children behind McDonald's mural

    Do you know what inspired the mural? On the car radio in a parking lot off Edinger Avenue near Edwards Street, Rod Stewart is singing "Every Picture Tells a Story." So it seemed fitting to investigate the history of a mural I've seen many times in the...
  • Kim Hill dies at 44; woman's childhood cancer battle inspired creation of Ronald McDonald House

    Kim Hill dies at 44; woman's childhood cancer battle inspired creation of Ronald McDonald House
    Kim Hill, whose childhood battle with leukemia was the catalyst for the creation of the first Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia in 1974, has died. She was 44. Hill died Saturday at UCI Medical Center in Orange, said her father, Fred Hill. Radiation...
  • Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms

    Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms
    Revolutions are still televised, but they get Tumblr'd, tweeted and YouTubed first. This one started last summer when music micro-bloggers began deifying a pack of nine skateboarding, freewheeling teenaged rap vandals from Los Angeles. Full name:...
  • The obesity epidemic: Can parents say 'no?'

    The obesity epidemic: Can parents say 'no?'
    McDonald's is often blamed for making our children fat. Some groups are calling for Ronald McDonald's head -- or at least, the clown's retirement. Shareholders, meanwhile, asked the company during the recent annual meeting to assess its policy on...
  • French design firm H5 eyes Oscar glory with 'Logorama'

     
    The Paris-based design company H5 has built its reputation primarily on commercials and music videos. In the U.S., its best-known work includes innovative videos for Massive Attack and Röyksopp, as well as the hard-to-get-out-of-your-head commercials for...