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An elderly man recovers from a respiratory illness in a special section built for COVID-19 patients at the INERAM, a hospital specializing in respiratory diseases, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Paraguay is one of the least hit countries by COVID-19, with 11 deaths confirmed by the Health Ministry. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
AP
May 13, 2020 - 9:53 pm
U.S. states are beginning to restart their economies after months of paralyzing coronavirus lockdowns, but it could take weeks until it becomes clear whether those reopenings will cause a spike in COVID-19 cases, experts said Wednesday. The outbreak’s trajectory varies wildly across the country,...
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FILE - This April 8, 2020, file photo shows the Smithfield pork processing plant in Sioux Falls, S.D., where health officials reported dozens employees have confirmed cases of the coronavirus infection. Meat isn't going to disappear from supermarket shelves because of outbreaks of the coronavirus among workers at massive slaughterhouses, but there could be less selection and higher prices as plants struggle to stay open. Smithfield Foods has halted work at the plant, as of Monday, April 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves, File)
AP
April 27, 2020 - 11:39 am
Meat isn't going to disappear from supermarkets because of outbreaks of the coronavirus among workers at U.S. slaughterhouses. But as the meat plants struggle to remain open, consumers could face less selection and slightly higher prices.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 11, 2020 file photo, a man holds an U.S. flag as he watches the a United Soccer League match in Tacoma, Wash. In a matter of days, millions of Americans have seen their lives upended by measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus in mid-March. (Joshua Bessex/The News Tribune via AP)
AP
March 18, 2020 - 11:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a matter of days, millions of Americans have seen their lives upended by measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Normally bustling streets are deserted as families hunker down in their homes. Many of those who do venture out try to stay a safe distance from anyone...
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Revelers celebrate St. Patrick's Day Saturday, March 14, 2020, during an unofficial gathering at Tracey's Original Irish Channel Bar in New Orleans. (Scott Threlkeld/The Advocate via AP)
AP
March 15, 2020 - 11:08 pm
On Saturday night, revelers in many parts of the country ignored warnings against attending large gatherings to prevent the spread of coronavirus. On Sunday, it became clear that in many places, the party is over. Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts, Washington state and New York City are among the...
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Gondolas are parked on a rainy day in Venice, Sunday, March 1, 2020. Venice in the time of coronavirus is a shell of itself, with empty piazzas, shuttered basilicas and gondoliers idling their days away. The cholera epidemic that raged quietly through Venice in Thomas Mann's fictional "Death in Venice" has been replaced by a real life fear of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
AP
March 05, 2020 - 3:12 am
VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Carnival period in Venice usually marks the start of peak season in one of the world’s most visited cities, with hordes of tourists piling onto vaporettos to cruise the Grand Canal, strolling through cobblestone streets and lingering in picturesque cafes. Venice in the time...
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Leftover containers
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June 26, 2019 - 9:09 am
( 100.3 Jack FM ) - If that leftover meatloaf is creeping on a week of being in your fridge, it might be time to say goodbye. All meal preppers might want to take heed, as well. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, cooked foods are really only safe to eat within three to four days after...
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Cheetos Sandwich
KFC
Jacquie Cadorette
June 21, 2019 - 2:04 pm
If there’s one thing fast food restaurants are good at, it’s coming up with crazy concoctions that customers would have never thought to try before. The latest comes from KFC, offering a chicken sandwich loaded with Cheetos. The Cheetos Sandwich is a limited-time-only hit that’s a collaboration...
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raspberries
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June 20, 2019 - 8:52 am
Now you can have rosé all day - even when enjoying fresh fruit. Driscoll’s has launched a new, limited-edition batch of rosé-flavored strawberries and raspberries to toast the beginning of the summer. Created by the brand’s “agronomists, breeders, sensory analysts, plant health scientists, and...
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A McDonald's McChicken sandwich
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June 07, 2019 - 9:31 am
The Happy Meal was not on the menu. A Connecticut woman was so displeased with her McDonald’s order that she assaulted one of the restaurant’s pregnant employees, reported The Smoking Gun. According to the police, the altercation occurred after Shanelle Hanson pulled up to the drive-thru window and...
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IHOP
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June 04, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Your breakfast has now become lunch! IHOP is taking their signature item and throwing into the middle of a burger. “Our pancakes and Steakburger had a baby!,” IHOP said on their website about the brand new Big IHOP Pancake Burger. Last year, the Internet told us to stick to pancakes. Well, ta-daa...
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