Food and drink

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Steve Boyer
March 07, 2018 - 1:39 pm
Do-it-yourself beer taps could soon be coming to a Kansas bar near you. Supporters of the idea say this will give patrons a new drinking experience that a bartender just can't match. Automated beer taps are currently prohibited in Kansas, but a new piece of legislation under consideration in a...
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February 25, 2018 - 5:07 pm
A Lawrence-based veggie burger manufacturer plans to expand and add about a dozen new employees. Hilary's Eat Well, which makes organic, plant-based foods, is planning a nearly $1.5 million expansion. It will add new production equipment to its current building and lease new space for its warehouse...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 11, 2018 - 4:06 pm
As of today (January 11), Sam's Club has closed 63 stores across the United States. Not only did the company shut down several locations abruptly, it has now impacted more than 11,000 people. According to Business Insider , each Sam's Club employs about 175 people and not one person was notified...
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January 10, 2018 - 1:10 pm
Things are about to change in the soda world later this month for those who drink Diet Coke. Don't panic because the Diet Coke you know and love isn't going anywhere. Instead, Diet Coke is getting a bit of a makeover for 2018. The original Diet Coke recipe and flavor will stay the same. So what's...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 08, 2018 - 10:04 am
Dunkin' Donuts has announced some major changes to their menu which will go in affect as early as mid-March. The fast food restaurant chain will eliminate all artificial dyes from their donuts as well as some smoothies, sandwiches, and breakfast items. According to Fortune , this is a part of the...
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January 02, 2018 - 2:20 pm
McDonald's is testing the use of fresh beef in another burger, the latest move by the fast food chain to swap out frozen beef as it seeks to improve its image. The company said Tuesday that the new burger, called Archburger, is being tested in seven McDonald's restaurants in Tulsa, Oklahoma...
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December 16, 2017 - 3:58 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in western New York have charged a man who they say impersonated a police officer in an attempt to get discounted coffee. WIVB-TV reports the man flashed a fake badge and gun at a Starbucks in Buffalo around 11 p.m. Friday. Police say the man claimed he was a detective...
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Gregr
December 13, 2017 - 3:44 pm
t's one of the toughest struggles of that fast food life -- waiting until you get home to cram junk in your wind tunnel. Right, like you're going to eat just a few fries on that 10-minute drive in traffic?
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December 05, 2017 - 1:39 am
A local couple is opening a fried pie shop in Park City, the first one in Kansas! Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies is set to open later this month. Owners Herb and Amber Callender purchased the franchise from the Tonkawa location, just south of the Oklahoma/Kansas border. Fried pies have been around...
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October 20, 2017 - 3:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have seized camel milk in Kansas that prosecutors allege falsely claim unproven health benefits. The Kansas City Star reports that legal action was filed Thursday in federal court seeking forfeiture of the seized products. Prosecutors allege the California...
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