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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 20, 2016, file photo, Mario Batali attends an awards dinner in New York. Batali is stepping down from daily operations at his restaurant empire following reports of sexual misconduct by the celebrity chef over a period of at least 20 years. In a prepared statement sent to The Associated Press, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, Batali said the complaints match up with his past behavior. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
December 11, 2017 - 3:50 pm
Celebrity chef Mario Batali stepped away from his restaurant empire and cooking show "The Chew" on Monday as he said that reports of sexual misconduct "match up" to his behavior. Food news website Eater New York published an article Monday that said four women accused the chef of inappropriate...
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Allen and Cooper Alexander, 4, spin around while sledding down a hill Friday Dec. 8, 2017, in Vicksburg, Miss. Heavy snow fell across several Southern states Friday. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 4:23 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours. Businesses closed and commuters left work early as snow...
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FILE - This March 1, 2010, file photo shows an Arby's restaurant sign in Cutler Bay, Fla. Arby's is buying casual dining chain Buffalo Wild Wings in a deal worth about $2.4 billion. Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. said Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, that it will pay $157 per share. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
November 28, 2017 - 4:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Meat-centric sandwich chain Arby's said Tuesday that it's buying Buffalo Wild Wings for about $2.4 billion, making it the latest casual restaurant chain to be taken private. Buffalo Wild Wings, which serves chicken wings in a sports bar-like atmosphere, has reported falling sales as...
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October 24, 2017 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cheap soda and burgers helped bring more people into McDonald's. The fast-food company said Tuesday that sales in the U.S. rose 4.1 percent at existing locations during the third quarter, thanks to $1 drinks and its two for $5 promotion called McPick 2. McDonald's also said pricier...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2014, file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store in Lakewood, Colo. Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding. The food makers say that once they open their doors for business, they don’t get to choose their customers. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
October 20, 2017 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding. The food makers say that once they open their doors for business, they don't get to choose their customers. They say that...
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In this Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, photo, Jim Norris poses for a photo outside of his information cafe called Mutiny in south Denver. Norris is hoping to license his storefront as one of the nation's first legal marijuana clubs. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 22, 2017 - 1:40 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation's first legal marijuana clubs. But Denver's elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly coffee shops and gathering places may mean the city gets few takers for the new licenses. Denver voters approved bring-your...
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This photo shows damage to a Fridays restaurant after a storm moved through the area in Tulsa, Okla., Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. A possible tornado struck near midtown Tulsa and causing power outages and roof damage to businesses. (Tom Gilbert/Tulsa World via AP)
August 06, 2017 - 7:26 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A rare late summer tornado smashed into a shopping district of Tulsa early Sunday just hours after it was packed with people, sending more than two dozen people to hospitals including two with life-threatening injuries, many of them from restaurants that were either preparing...
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The beach in Avon, N.C., on Hatteras Island is nearly empty, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Workers building the replacement Bonner Bridge over the Oregon Inlet accidentally severed two underground power lines on July 27, that led to the mandatory evacuation of vacationers at the height of the tourist season. Utility officials say they expect to restore power to two North Carolina islands by the weekend. (Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 1:17 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carloads of tourists rolled in, stores stocked seafood counters and kitchen workers chopped vegetables Friday as two North Carolina islands reopened to visitors after a weeklong power outage at the height of vacation season. A line of cars was waiting to drive onto Hatteras...
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The beach in Avon, N.C., on Hatteras Island is nearly empty, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Workers building the replacement Bonner Bridge over the Oregon Inlet accidentally severed two underground power lines on July 27, that led to the mandatory evacuation of vacationers at the height of the tourist season. Utility officials say they expect to restore power to two North Carolina islands by the weekend. (Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 11:51 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Businesses on two North Carolina islands geared up for the return Friday of tourists after a weeklong power outage that struck at the height of summer tourism season. Visitors were allowed to return to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands at noon. Power was restored Thursday to all...
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FILE - This Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, shows a Taco Bell facade behind a KFC drive-thru sign in Saugus, Mass. Yum Brands, Inc., which operates Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut, reports earnings, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
August 03, 2017 - 11:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza Hut hopes to reverse falling sales by getting more people to buy its cheesy pies online. But Yum Brands, the owner of the pizza chain, warned Thursday that even though it hired more delivery drivers and spent millions to improve its technology, any transformation at Pizza Hut...
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