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Teen Unemployment Down, Summer Job Outlook Positive

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development officials say the summer job outlook for teens is looking pretty good this year. DEED Jobs Analyst Oriane Casale says the unemployment rate for teens in Minnesota is down substantially from the last two years.

05/28/2014

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Good Question: Why Are Fast Food Places Jumping Into Breakfast?

What do you think of some egg and sausage wrapped in a waffle with a syrup on the side? Taco Bell is making a big bet you’re willing to try it. Its new Breakfast Waffle Taco and A.M. Crunchwrap are some of the new items available when the chain starts offering breakfast next month.

02/25/2014

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Are More Doritos-Flavored Foods On The Way?

Dorito dust may be the new salt for more restaurant chains. PepsiCo Inc., which owns Cheetos, Fritos, Tostitos and other snacks, found success last year after teaming up with Taco Bell to create Dorito-flavored taco shells.

12/12/2013

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Fast Food Workers, Supporters Protest Wages Across Nation

Fast food workers and their supporters here in Minnesota and more than 100 cities across the country are holding a day of protests.

12/05/2013

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Man Suspected In 6 Robberies Of Fast Food Restaurants

Police are investigating after a suspected six-time robber got away again Wednesday morning in Maple Grove — and they’re asking for the public’s help to find him.

10/16/2013

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McDonald’s Returns To MSP Airport

They’re lovin’ it — the “they,” in this case, being the travelers who demanded the return of McDonald’s to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. It may not sound like a big deal to some, but others say it’s been a super-sized issue.

09/26/2013

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Fast Food Workers Try To Super-Size Their Wages

Heading into the Labor Day weekend, a growing labor movement is gaining traction across the United States. It’s a union-backed effort known as “Fight for 15” and it involves fast food employees who believe they should make $15 an hour.

08/29/2013

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Burger King Now Offering Delivery In Minneapolis

Residents in Minneapolis now have one more option for ordering in. Burger King announced plans Tuesday to expand their services to include home delivery in two more cities.

08/28/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Fast Food?

From chicken wings to mozzarella sticks, which is the most delicious fast food? You decide!

07/17/2013

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Making Eating On The Go Easier

Eating well while “on the go” can be a challenge. Every day, about one quarter of the U.S. population eats fast food, according to “Fast Food Nation” author Eric Schlosser.

03/15/2013

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Tips For A Healthier Holiday Season

The holidays make life hectic and that could lead to some really bad habits including eating on the go and not picking healthy options.

11/14/2011

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Little Canada McD’s Employee Since 1974 Retires

A woman who has been working at a McDonald’s restaurant in Little Canada since Gerald Ford was in office is calling it quits, and even Ronald McDonald himself showed up to see her off into retirement.

10/28/2011

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Bingo Games At Golden Arches During Golden Years

It may be a normal Tuesday morning for most, but it’s prime time for a group of seniors who gather every week under the “golden arches” in Golden Valley, Minn.

10/10/2011

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Attack Of Fast Food

The Daily Beast put together the list you need to read before the next time you dine out. Read the list.

08/08/2011

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White Castle Now Taking Online Orders

The 90-year-old White Castle fast-food chain is embracing cyber era technology by introducing online ordering at all its restaurants.

05/04/2011

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