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  • Wendy’s might close up to 130 restaurants

    03/09/2013 4:01:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 92 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | March 1, 2013
    As Wendy’s Co. continues its effort to modernize restaurants, up to 130 U.S. restaurants could be closed in the coming year because they are not making enough money to be worthy of being remodeled or rebuilt. The news came yesterday as the Dublin-based company announced earnings for the fourth quarter and full year. Wendy’s is beginning the third year of its Image Activation program to raze, rebuild or remodel nearly half of its 600 company-owned stores by the end of 2015. So far, the Dublin-based fast-food restaurant has rebuilt 58 company-owned stores since 2011, and it plans to rebuild or...
  • Worker falls into acid vat

    08/24/2006 12:58:26 PM PDT · by rface · 49 replies · 2,777+ views
    The Columbia (Missouri) Daily Tribune ^ | August 24, 2006 | GREG MILLER
    A 22-year-old man fell into a vat of chemicals at a Centralia (Missouri) company and was airlifted to University Hospital with acid burns all over his body. Thomas Antle was working at the A.B. Chance Co. plant at 210 N. Allen St. when he fell into a large container of ammonium chloride about 9:30 p.m. yesterday, Boone County Fire Protection Division Chief Gale Blomenkamp said. Antle was in serious condition this afternoon. A.B. Chance makes earth anchors for the electric utility and pipeline industries. After being pulled from the container, Antle was put in a decontamination shower. "It’s all over...
  • California Assembly Passes Bill Discouraging 'Anti-Gay Rhetoric'

    04/29/2005 2:07:53 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 43 replies · 875+ views
    Townhall ^ | 04/29/05 |
    California Assembly Passes Bill Discouraging 'Anti-Gay Rhetoric' ( - The California Assembly has passed a bill intended to discourage candidates from using "anti-gay rhetoric" in their political campaigns. The bill adds "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to California's Code of Fair Campaign Practices -- an "anti-discrimination" pledge that is given to every candidate for public office. Signing the pledge is voluntary, but failure to sign it could prove difficult for candidates who might risk being judged "unfair." Critics call the bill an effort to muzzle any politician who refuses to support the homosexual agenda. But homosexual activists say its an...
  • Risk: How a Baby May Save Your Joints

    11/12/2004 8:08:41 PM PST · by neverdem · 82 replies · 3,041+ views
    NY Times ^ | November 9, 2004 | ERIC NAGOURNEY
    VITAL SIGNS Women who breast-feed have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, even decades later, researchers have found. And the longer they nurse their babies, the smaller the risk becomes. The findings grow out of the long-term Nurses' Health Study, which has followed the health of more than 120,000 women since 1976. The study, led by Dr. Elizabeth W. Karlson of Brigham and Women's Hospital, a Harvard affiliate, appears in the current issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism. Rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that can destroy the joints, affects women much more often than it does men. Some scientists have...