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58 min ago | The Smoking Gun

Cops: Teenager Rubbed His Junk On Patron's Pizza

SEPTEMBER 16---Angered that a customer called in a pizza order right before closing time, a Texas teenager allegedly rubbed his genitals on the patron's pie as he prepared the takeout order, police allege. Brent Bradley told cops that when he arrived at Papa Murphy's pizza in Georgetown, a city 25 miles north of Austin, he spotted worker Austin Michael Symonds "rubbing his testicles on the pizza he had ordered," according to a criminal complaint detailing the September 2 incident .

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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Pizza Hut in Australia under fire for promotion that offers free pet with pizza

Forget the salad- how about a side of hamster with your pizza? One Pizza Hut location in Mount Waverly, Australia was offering just that for an unauthorized promotion. The location- just south east of Melbourne- came under fire Sept.

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3 hrs ago | Newsday

Pizza tours gain popularity in New York, Chicago, more

In East Islip road construction. right lane closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 EB between Carleton Ave/X46 and Southern Pky/Heckscher Pky In East Islip road construction.

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3 hrs ago | The Village Voice

Lea Is a Flatbush Newcomer With Neapolitan Pizza to Die For

Brooklyn restaurants cull, by and large, from the same design playbook. They illuminate with Edison bulbs, expose their bricks, and outfit with vintage flea-market bounty.

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5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Get a slice of Chicago culture on pizza tour

In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn't know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade Italian sausage and cut into squares, not slices - unless they went on a pizza tour. Chicago is one of a handful of cities across the country, like Boston, Milwaukee and New York, with companies that offer tours of the local pizza scene.

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5 hrs ago | The News

Pizza tours offer a slice of culture in cities like Chicago, New York

In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn't know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade Italian sausage and cut into squares, not slices - unless they went on a pizza tour. Chicago is one of a handful of cities across the country, like Boston, Milwaukee and New York, with companies that offer tours of the local pizza scene.

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5 hrs ago | The Republic

Get a slice of Chicago culture on pizza tour

In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn't know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade Italian sausage and cut into squares, not slices - unless they went on a pizza tour. Chicago is one of a handful of cities across the country, like Boston, Milwaukee and New York, with companies that offer tours of the local pizza scene.

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7 hrs ago | ABC News

5 Biggest Pizza Slices in America

When it comes to food, bigger isn't always better. It is, however, more of a showstopper, and implicitly presents us with a challenge: Do you think you can finish it all? In the case of, say, The Big Texan's giant steak challenge, the vast majority of us can't, in, fact, finish it all.

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8 hrs ago | Eater

The Shutter: Castro Escape From New York Closing After 30 Years

Local pizza mini-chain Escape from New York is losing a member, as the Castro location has announced it will be shutting down this Wednesday, September 17. As Hoodline reports , the restaurant is citing costs associated with renovating the space and upgrading its ovens, as well as providing employees with healthcare once the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate kicks in next year. The pizzeria's other five locations will remain in business, and former customers are encouraged to order delivery from the Haight and Mission locations instead.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

KWTX

Police: Teenage Pizza Restaurant Employee Rubbed Scrotum on Pizza

Police say a teenaged employee of a Georgetown Papa Murphy's rubbed his scrotum on a customer's pizza because he had ordered it right before closing time. It happened Tuesday, Sept.

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The Star Online

A celebration of all things pizza - " in its spiritual home

Calorific yumminess: At the 2014 Pizza Makers World Championships, Naples was host to 'Napoli Pizza Village', a huge celebration of the art of combining bread and tomato sauce with cheese - and just about anything else that comes to hand. - AFP/Mario Laporta Nowhere does pizza quite like Naples, and the Italian city is determined to maintain its reputation as the spiritual home of one of the world's favourite foods.

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KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Pizza chain looking for dozens of workers for Las Vegas stores

Domino's Pizza announced Monday it is looking for 100 new employees for its Las Vegas locations, including many full-time and part-time jobs. The popular Domino's Pizza chain has noticed a surge in sales since rebranding four years ago and its Las Vegas locations need extra help.

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Alabama Live

Earth and Stone Wood Fired Pizza of Albertville voted 2014 Pizza Food Truck Of The Year

They beat-out competitors from pizza Meccas such as New York and Chicago and a dozen other hopefuls. Now, Albertville's Earth and Stone Wood Fired Pizza has been crowned 2014 Pizza Food Truck Of The Year, via a Mobile-Cuisine.com poll .

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The Chronicle Herald

ENTREVESTOR: Slicing up the pizza market

Last year, the two residents of Sydney won $10,000 from the initial Spark Cape Breton competition, which Innovacorp held to encourage startups on the island. The pair won for a company called InstantDiner , which they hoped would become an online ordering and reservation system for independent restaurants.

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NewsOK.com

The Scientifically Perfect Way To Eat A Giant Slice Of Pizza

When presented with a huge slice of pizza -- you know, the ones that are bigger than the average person's face -- most people's instincts instruct them to hold the crust in a U shape in order to prevent the tip from sagging down. Why does this work? And how do we know how to do this? Because, MATH.

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Grub Street

A Pizza Hut Horrified Animal Lovers With Free Pets for People Who Bought Pizzas

A Melbourne, Australia Pizza Hut restaurant says it made a huge mistake by putting up a sign intended to drum up business for a neighboring pet store. The chain restaurant actually advertised a pets-for-pizza giveaway very similar to your coffee shop loyalty card, apparently, with a sign reading "Buy any 10 pizzas and get one free small animal."

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Sys-Con Media

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza Expands to Three San Diego Area Restaurants

With these additions, the fast-casual concept, known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, expands its footprint to three restaurants in the metro. The first restaurant will be located in the Encinitas Village Center , and the second, which covers 3,200 square feet, will be located in San Diego's Genesee Plaza .

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ABC News

America's 10 Most Outrageous Pizza Toppings

Now more than ever, no food is immune to excess. Doughnuts have been turned into burger buns, lobster rolls are adorned with with caviar, and hot dogs get topped with foie gras.

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Sunday Herald

Pizza firm grabs a slice of pub action

A SCOTTISH pizza company has signed a major deal in the food service sector which will see its products available at more than 400 pubs across England. A SCOTTISH pizza company has signed a major deal in the food service sector which will see its products available at more than 400 pubs across England.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

State Press

Tempe Police: Man orders pizza with stolen card information, leaves $20 tip

The man called Barros pizza and ordered a pizza for $24.62, using someone else's credit card number and zip code, police reported. When the pizza was delivered, the man signed the receipt with his signature and left a $20 tip to the delivery driver, according to the report.

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