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2013-10-30 16:23:51

Moving one step closer to scoring an ad in football's biggest game CRESTED BUTTE, Colo., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson's Honest Chips, a family-owned business making gluten-free potato chips with organic potatoes, organic coconut oil and sea salt has been named one of 20 semi-finalists in the Intuit Small Business Big Game competition. With almost 15,000 entries, the field has been narrowed down to 20 small businesses who are competing for an incredible prize - a...

2012-03-06 14:36:00

LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "CHiPs" star Larry Wilcox and his fellow series co-star Robert Pine appeared at the 2012 SuperConvention on February 24th at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas to receive an award on behalf of "CHiPs" and its successful toy line. The popular TV show, which ran from 1977-1983, was inducted into the Diecast Hall of Fame. Pine and Wilcox also signed autographs and posed for pictures with excited fans, many of whom grew up watching the duo, along...

2011-10-23 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, OCTOBER 24: DOG AWARDED MILITARY MEDAL Profile America -- Monday, October 24th. It may seem strange, but it really happened. On this date in 1943, the distinguished service medal was awarded to Chips -- a half husky, half shepherd dog, donated to the war effort by his owners in...

2011-08-27 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SUNDAY, AUGUST 28: A FAVORITE SNACK FOOD Profile America -- Sunday, August 28th. One of America's favorite snack foods is said to have originated this week near Saratoga Springs, New York in 1853. The chef at Moon's Lake House, George Crum, was irritated at a customer who sent back his fried...

2011-01-10 09:30:00

HYANNIS, Mass., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for football playoff games and the "big game" in February, Cape Cod Potato Chips is launching the Big Game Chip Switch. The goal of the integrated program is to encourage consumers to switch their regular chips for any one of Cape Cod's three 40% reduced fat varieties to see if anyone can tell that these kettle-cooked chips are low fat. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-09-22 17:33:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- "CHiPs" star Larry Wilcox has announced the creation of a new charitable foundation designed to benefit children around the world. Created out of the sapphire mine he managed in Montana, his plans are to donate special gems and bracelets and pendants made from the precious gems to terminally ill children and those in crisis. He also hopes to raise money to fund the health, educational and psychological needs of children around the world. "I've always...

2010-09-13 18:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "CHiPs" star Larry Wilcox is scheduled to appear at the 7th Annual 10-4 Day benefit this October 4th in Hollywood. The event benefits the California Highway Patrol's 11-99 Foundation and its Broderick Crawford Benefits Program, along with the LAPD Museum and benefit fund. The 11-99 Foundation was founded in 1981 to provide benefits and support to CHP employees and their families in times of need. The day will include a ceremony at Broderick...

2010-08-27 09:08:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, AUGUST 27: POTATO CHIPS Profile America -- Friday, August 27th. One of America's favorite snack foods is said to have originated this week near Saratoga Springs, New York, in 1853. The chef at Moon's Lake House, George Crum, was...

2009-03-03 20:16:01

A Wisconsin woman said she discovered a Nokia cell phone inside a bag of Clancy's Ripple Potato Chips that she purchased at an Aldi store. Emma Schweiger of Janesville Township said she opened one of the bags of chips she purchased Wednesday and felt something hard when she reached into the bag for a handful of the potato snacks, the Janesville (Wis.) Gazette reported Tuesday. She said the blue and silver Nokia phone that she pulled from the bag was not functional, but it contained a T-Mobile...

2009-02-16 11:07:57

Polish researchers suggest that acrylamide from foods such as potato chips may increase the risk of heart disease. Marek Naruszewicz of the Polish Society for Atherosclerosis Research in Szczecin, Poland, and colleagues say that acrylamide has been linked to nervous system disorders and possibly to cancer. After ingesting large amounts of potato chips providing about 157 micrograms of acrylamide daily for four weeks, the study participants had adverse changes in oxidized low-density...