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Ronald McDonald (fictional character)

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • PETA Targets Kiddy Meals In Latest Campaign Against McDonald's

    PETA Targets Kiddy Meals In Latest Campaign Against McDonald's
    The animal cruelty awareness group PETA is making its distaste for McDonald's public by going to the gut of the fast-food chain's younger consumers. The PETA "Unhappy Meal" features several images of the McDonald's mascot Ronald McDonald wielding a...
  • 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...
  • 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...