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2009-07-13 08:00:00

ASBURY PARK, N.J., July 13 New Jersey based rock band Kindred Souls is holding a "CD and Peanut Butter and Jelly Party" on July 18 at The Saint in Asbury Park on behalf of the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. With the help of about 1,000 volunteers each year, the FoodBank serves over 270 pantries, soup kitchens, and other feeding programs. "Kate McMahon of The FoodBank explained that they need peanut butter and jelly for children's programs this summer," says Kindred Souls'...

2009-06-26 15:22:40

Three separate vendors have announced plans to sell strawberry-flavored bratwurst at and on the sidelines of the Cedarburg Strawberry Festival in Wisconsin. The strawberry brat market at the festival was for years cornered by Hoffmann's Market, but the owner of the business, Dave Hoffmann, retired and closed up his shop in November, leaving three sausage makers scrambling to fill the strawberry brat niche, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Friday. Steve Biertzer, a former Hoffman's...

2009-06-19 15:31:31

Police in Oklahoma City said a man waiting for a bus punched another man in the mouth and stole his bologna and cheese sandwich. Roger Hamilton, 24, told investigators that he was waiting for the bus Wednesday at the Hudson Street bus station and preparing to put mayonnaise on his sandwich when he noticed a man, described as African-American and in his 30s, staring at him, The Oklahoman reported Friday. Hamilton said he asked the man if he could help him and the other man responded by...

2009-04-27 09:00:00

All Friday's(R) Restaurants Sandwiches and Salads At Introductory Price of $5 for a Limited Time CARROLLTON, Texas, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- T.G.I. Friday's restaurants (www.fridays.com) today announced the launch of nine new sandwiches and salads at nearly 600 restaurants in the U.S. Friday's also announced that all sandwiches and salads, sixteen items in total including the nine new menu items, all full portions, will be offered at an introductory price of $5 beginning today through May...

2009-03-12 14:59:00

ATLANTA, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the launch of its new Roastburger sandwiches, Arby's is kicking off activities to get college hoops fans off the couch and into the game. In addition to co-sponsoring CBSSports.com's Brackets on Facebook (visit www.arbys.com for details), Arby's has teamed up with leading college basketball analyst, Jay Bilas, for the inside scoop on his tournament predictions, tips to craft a winning bracket and the dream of the ultimate upset: a 16-seed...

2009-03-12 15:18:12

A southern California school district said it is ending a policy of serving cold cheese sandwiches to students with unpaid lunch balances. Chula Vista Elementary School District Superintendent Lowell Billings said schools will no longer be serving the alternate meal of a cheese sandwich, milk and a salad to students whose parents have missed payments on three or more lunches because a new online payment system and automated reminder phone calls have reduced the number of delinquent accounts,...

2009-03-10 14:41:46

Police in central Illinois said they were called to a McDonald's eatery after a customer allegedly threw a breakfast sandwich at an employee. Investigators said the man pulled up to the drive-through window of the Peoria McDonald's at about 5:20 a.m. Saturday and complained that his McGriddle sandwich did not contain any egg, the Peoria Journal Star reported Tuesday. The 38-year-old employee said she told the man that his order would be corrected, but he became angry when a customer behind...

2009-02-16 06:30:00

New Advertising Character Part of Network "Roadblock" Buy to Promote New Pizzas ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitalizing on the patriotic tastes to be found on Domino's American Legends(TM) pizzas and its new advertising spokesman, the fictional politician, "Secretary of Taste," Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) is buying an advertising "roadblock" during the highly-rated primetime network shows on Presidents' Day. Domino's 30-second spot featuring its faux politician, "The Secretary...

2009-02-10 15:12:45

U.S. fast-food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken said Tuesday it would launch a new value menu and dare reporters to steal its secret recipe. The company said would initiate a menu that boasted 99 cent KFC Snacker sandwiches, two biscuits or two apple turnovers; $1.49 side salad or KFC toasted wrap, and $1.99 box lunches, (including popcorn chicken with potato wedges or three hot wings with potato wedges), snack-sized bowl or a honey barbecued sandwich. It also promised to provide reporters a...

2009-02-09 11:47:07

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall of approximately 872 pounds of Alaskan-made sausage products due to possible contamination. The FSIS said the Alaska Sausage Company Inc. of Anchorage, Alaska, said the sausage products might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, posing a public health hazard. Recalled were 3-pound packages of Alaskan sausage links with reindeer meat, each bearing a package code of 02709 and a sell-by date of 03/22/09 as well as 1- and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'