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Ronald McDonald (fictional character)

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  • Fred L. Turner dies at 80; former McDonald's chief executive

    A grill man turned chief executive at McDonald's, Fred L. Turner oversaw an aggressive expansion of the company beginning in the 1970s that turned it into a corporate giant. When he began reshaping the restaurants in 1968, he left a visible legacy by...
  • Consumer Confidential: College too pricey, more will fly, Mickey D's going high tech

     
    Here's your pass-the-Mylanta Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: • Is a college education worth the expense? Not at these prices. A majority of Americans say college is unaffordable and not worth its skyrocketing price tag. But........
  • Consumer Confidential: Holiday driving plans, Mickey D's marketing, more Volts

     
    Here's your I'm-looking-through-you Thursday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- High gas prices won't deter us from taking to the roads this Memorial Day weekend. AAA projects 34.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from......
  • Mike Brown on ESPN regarding Lakers' coaching gig: "I'm here to continue to try to help this organization carve a championship path that has already been laid"

     
    Below are Mike Brown's comments when he appeared on ESPN Wednesday at halftime of the Thunder-Mavericks game On replacing Phil Jackson "No disrespect to Phil at all. I've respected everything that he's done, but I'm here to continue to try to help this...
  • Don't market junk food to kids, doctors say

     
    The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out in favor of a ban on advertising junk food to children. In a statement Monday, the organization said ads for junk food are pervasive on children's television and online. Children already are......
  • On Location: Shoe repair shop makes a footprint in Hollywood

     
    Raul Ojeda was working as a shoe shiner. Now the 29-year-old is leaving his own footprint in Hollywood, supplying custom-made shoes to the stars, from Steve Carell to Sally Field....
  • 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...
  • 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...