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SEATTLE | 7 fast-food chains agree to end ‘no-poaching’ policies

SEATTLE — Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches — limiting their wages and job opportunities — under the threat of legal action from the state of Washington. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced binding agreements with the companies — McDonald’s, Auntie Anne’s, Arby’s, Carl’s Jr., Jimmy … Continue reading SEATTLE | 7 fast-food chains agree to end ‘no-poaching’ policies

NEW YORK  | McDonald’s to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

NEW YORK  — McDonald’s said Friday it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and test an alternative to plastic ones in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year. The burger chain and other fast-food companies are facing increasing pressure from customers and environmental activists to … Continue reading NEW YORK  | McDonald’s to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

Students ran for their lives as shots erupted in high school

BENTON, Ky/January 24, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— They ran silently, too stunned to shout. Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields, across the streets, through the doors of nearby businesses. “No one screamed,” said 16-year-old Alexandria Caporali, recounting the moment her … Continue reading Students ran for their lives as shots erupted in high school

On a day of close calls, Dimitrov fends off McDonald in 5th

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-It was quite a predicament for Grigor Dimitrov, still basking in his triumph at the ATP Finals as he entered his second-round match at the Australian Open against a young American who had never won a tour-level match before qualifying for the first major of the season. Mackenzie McDonald is ranked 186th … Continue reading On a day of close calls, Dimitrov fends off McDonald in 5th

Michael Ray charged with DUI; hit car at McDonald’s

EUSTIS, Fla. /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Rising country music star Michael Ray has been arrested on DUI and drug charges after he crashed into a car in front of him at a McDonald’s drive-thru in Florida. Police said in a news release that the crash happened early Wednesday in Eustis, Florida. Ray was arrested … Continue reading Michael Ray charged with DUI; hit car at McDonald’s