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Great moments in disability awareness

Submitted by Rick Eyre on July 4, 2007 - 11:19am

A woman born with a condition that resulted in underdeveloped hands and arms claims employees at a McDonald's in the Illinois town of Rockford refused to serve her when she wanted to use her foot to collect the bags of food at a takeout window.

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Would you like rodent with that?

Submitted by Rick Eyre on October 27, 2006 - 5:37pm

" A Dallas Cowboys coach, his wife and the family's nanny have sued a McDonald's [NYSE:MCD] owner, alleging they found a dead rat in a salad purchased at a Southlake restaurant."
- Dallas Morning News, 27.10.06

Papa John's Pizza [NASDAQ:PZZA] are the fast-food sponsors of the Dallas Cowboys, who are 3-3 so far this season and play the Carolina Panthers this Sunday night.

April 15

April 15, 1955, and the first McDonald’s “restaurant” opened in Des Plaines, Illinois, named by milk shaker-salesman Ray Kroc after the McDonald brothers, Dick and Mac, whose hamburger stand in San Bernadino, California became his inspiration. The rest… yeah well you know.

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Celebrating 50 years of Macca's

Submitted by Rick Eyre on April 19, 2005 - 5:35am

What more fitting celebration could there be of the 50th birthday of that icon of American culture - McDonald's - than with that other great icon of American culture - the drive-by shooting? No one was hurt when shots were fired outside Macca's at Parramatta Road, Stanmore, in the early hours of Saturday.

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