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KFC to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics

  NEW YORK (AP) — KFC said Friday that it will stop serving chickens raised with certain antibiotics. The fried chicken chain said the change will...

Deal in Dunkin’ Donuts case could mean free buttered treats

BOSTON (AP) — A proposed settlement between a Massachusetts man and Dunkin' Donuts shops could mean free buttered baked goods for hundreds of customers...

JAB snaps up Panera Bread for more than $7 billion

  ST. LOUIS (AP) — Panera is being acquired by Europe's JAB Holding Co. for more than $7 billion. JAB is better known for the growing...

Something completely different at McDonald’s: Fresh beef

BY JOSEPH PISANI NEW YORK (AP) — Coming soon to McDonald's: Fresh beef. The fast food giant said Thursday that it will swap frozen beef patties...

Butterbeer ice cream hitting shelves for Harry Potter fans

ORWIGSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania ice cream maker is courting Harry Potter fans with a new flavor based on Hogwarts' favorite drink, "butterbeer." Yuengling's...

Celebrity Chef Michael Symon to open restaurant

  CLEVELAND (AP) — Celebrity Chef and cookbook author Michael Symon plans to open a restaurant at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport this spring. The Bar Symon...

Bacon, soda & too few nuts tied to big portion of...

  BY LINDSEY TANNER CHICAGO (AP) — Gorging on bacon, skimping on nuts? These are among food habits that new research links with deaths from heart...

General Mills boosts eco-friendly grain Kernza

  BY STEVE KARNOWSKI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A sweet, nutty-tasting new grain called Kernza is getting a big boost from food giant General Mills, which is...

Bird flu found at Tyson Foods chicken supplier

  NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of chickens have been destroyed at a Tennessee chicken farm due to a bird flu outbreak, and...

Sushi in Pyongyang: Japanese chef opens rare restaurant

  PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Sushi in Pyongyang? At a restaurant run by a Japanese sushi chef famous for working for North Korea's late...

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LCSO Sharing Little Regarding Lehigh Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – VICTIMS IDENTIFIED

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Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...