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Long John Silver Worst Meal In America
2013-07-02 15:31:00

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While most fishermen are admired for reeling in the big catch, restaurant chain Long John Silver's is under scrutiny for its new menu item: Wild-Caught Haddock. The lobbying group Center for Science in the Public Interest calls the chain's "Big Catch" menu item the "worst restaurant meal in America." The non-profit group conducted its own lab tests that revealed Long John Silver's Big Catch meal - which includes a piece of fried...

2008-07-05 03:00:15

By MIRANDA C.R. WHITE Staff Writer REDLANDS - LifeHouse Theater's musical "Treasure Island" is the perfect play for the family, especially if you want your children exposed to morals when they are growing up. Though the pirates are eerie, and Jim's family a bit cheery, be ready for something that has slowly been going away - life lessons through entertainment. The beginning lacked luster, and it was a bit scary to think the rest of the play could be a bit too fake, but as the...

2008-07-05 00:00:15

Youngsters are in for a real treat next month as a double whammy of top-notch family entertainment heads to the Hippodrome. Treasure Island, based on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic book, promises to enthral with its tales of pirates and skullduggery, while hit show High School Musical will have young and old dancing in the aisles. Birmingham Stage Company's new version of Treasure Island has been adapted for the stage by Stuart Paterson. Neal Foster, BSC actor/manager, said: "There is...


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