MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From a promising update on President Jimmy Carter’s condition to deals on Veterans Day, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015.
There’s good news for former President Jimmy Carter as he battles cancer.
Doctors say recent tests have shown no evidence of new malignancy and the original problem is responding well to the treatment.
The 91-year-old revealed in August that he had been diagnosed with a form of melanoma. Doctors had found 4 tumors in his brain.
He’s since received radiation treatment for those tumors.
A first for a major restaurant chain: Joe’s Crab Shack bans tipping. Instead, the Texas-based seafood chain now has a starting wage of $14 an hour.
To help cover the wages, menu prices will be going up by 12 to 15 percent.
As you may know, there is a Joe’s crab shack in Roseville.
Advocates of no tipping policies say it helps retain workers by keeping a consistent pay check.
The first round of door busters begins at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
Stores close at 1 a.m. before re-opening again at 8 a.m. Friday morning for more door busters.
Expect discounts on TVs, video games and apple products, including the apple watch.
You will even be able to bundle some deals like TVs and video game systems.
Happy Veterans Day! Many places are offering great deals to veterans and active military members as a thank you.
Starbucks will give you a free tall cup of coffee.
At Panera Bread you’ll receive a free “You Pick Two” meal.
Applebees is giving away a free meal, like a 7-ounce sirloin or cheeseburger.
There’s also a free haircut deal at Great Clips.