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  • Nashua, NH Chick-Fil-A To Sponsor NH Pride Fest [barf]

    08/01/2012 11:26:47 AM PDT · by kevcol · 44 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | Aug 1, 2012 | local news
    NASHUA, NH (CBS) – A Nashua Chick-Fil-A restaurant will be sponsoring New Hampshire Pride Fest. Ryan Manseau, the senior director of Pride Fest, told WBZ-TV he was handing out fliers at the Pheasant Lane Mall recently to promote his event and noticed a man who appeared to be a Chick-Fil-A manager holding one. . . Manseau said he approached the man, bracing for a verbal confrontation. He turned out to be the franchise operator, Anthony Piccola, who agreed to help sponsor the event and to serve Chick-Fil-A sandwiches there.
  • Mechanical factors may have led to driver confusion in accident

    06/30/2011 7:02:17 PM PDT · by skeptoid · 21 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | June 30th, 2011 | LISA DEMER
    The Triumph Stag sports car that ran over a man at Saturday's PrideFest parade had been retrofitted with a Corvette V8 engine, just one of several mechanical factors that may have contributed to driver confusion in the fatal crash, Anchorage police said today.Investigators tested the convertible this morning and found that its brakes worked adequately, police said. The vehicle is safe to drive, traffic Sgt. Justin Doll said. Doll says that driver error likely caused the accident. The car has mechanical quirks that may have confused the driver, who didn't own the car and only was asked to drive it...