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Burger King's sales get another boost from Chicken Fries

...cost around $3. Schwartz declined to say whether an uptick in customer traffic played a role in driving up sales.McDonald's last week said sales fell 2 percent in the U.S. as promotions failed to meet expectations.On a global basis, Burger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/burger-kings-sales-get-ano
Minimally sustainable

...that while it applies to one industry segment, it is statewide," Newsday editorialized. "So the minimum pay for a McDonald's worker in (upstate) Onondaga County will be $15, but the minimum for a drugstore employee in Manhattan, unless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-27/minimally-sustainable
Kroc Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...Army Kroc Center's fundraising drive past its goal and qualified the project for $67.8 million from the estate of McDonald's heiress Joan Kroc. In 2006, The Salvation Army in Augusta gathered a coalition of partners to make application...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/urban-renewal/kroc-center
Children left alone escape Augusta house fire; mother charged

...Burnett, 34, told police upon her arrival that she left the children to pick up a co-worker from the Deans Bridge Road McDonald's. She estimated she was gone 45 minutes, fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said.Firefighters determined the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-24/children-left-alone-es
Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

...industries that hire workers who are paid under $15 is unfair and discriminatory," said Jack Bert, who owns seven McDonald's restaurants in New York City.But Rebecca Cornick, a 60-year-old woman who makes $9 an hour at a Wendy's in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-23/higher-minimum-wage-propos
McDonald's: We swear those 'Minions' aren't swearing

OAK BROOK, Ill. - McDonald's says there are no plans to take...commonly abbreviated as "WTF."McDonald's says "a very small number of customers...with the company about the toy. McDonald's said the promotion is supposed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-10/mcdonalds-we-swear-those-m
South Carolina's Frank Martin blending upperclassmen, newcomers once again

...changes for the South Carolina men's basketball team.The Gamecocks enter this season with five newcomers, including McDonald's All-America selection P.J. Dozier. This marks the third year in his four at South Carolina that coach Frank Martin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-21/south-carolinas-frank-mar
Augusta settlements top $1 million in past year

...settlement offered no explanation of the amount or acknowledgement of liability, it helped Augusta avoid potentially paying McDonald's legal bills if it lost in court, General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said.Most of the 15 cases Augusta has agreed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-18/augusta-settlements-top-
Rants & Raves

...CEASES TO amaze me at some parents' poor decision. I saw two teenage girls with a young child in a golf cart at the McDonald's at Furys Ferry and Baston roads. Driving this busy intersection in a golf cart with more than two people and no seat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-22/rants-raves
McDonald's US store count to shrink this year, possibly for 1st time

...than 40 years, and perhaps ever, McDonald's says the number of U.S. restaurants it has is shrinking.McDonald's plans to close more restaurants...to an Associated Press review of McDonald's regulatory filings.Becca Hary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-18/mcdonalds-us-store-count-s