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  1. APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex harassment claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | NewsOK.com

    In this April 15, 2015, file photo, McDonald's workers and supporters rally outside a McDonald's in Chicago. On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Fight for $15 is announcing that it's helping women in several U.S. cities to file complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged they experienced sexual harassment while working at McDonald's.

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  2. McDonald's traffic is heavy, and its profits surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | NewsOK.com

    Traffic at McDonald's restaurants was surprisingly strong during the first quarter, pushing the world's biggest burger chain far past Wall Street expectations. Comparable-store sales in the U.S., where the company has struggled, rose 2.9 percent.

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  3. McDonald's flips Golden Arches to a 'W' for Women's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    McDonald's has temporarily flipped its famous Golden Arches to look like a "W'' - a move it says it made to recognize International Women's Day. The upside-down logo appeared Thursday on the fast-food giant's website and social media accounts.

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  4. The Latest: Acid attack victim braves Women's Day rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Black glasses covering part of her badly burned face, a victim of an acid attack joined hundreds of activists who rallied in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Thursday to denounce violence against women and mark International Women's Day. At Karachi's rally, held amid tight security, hundreds of Muslims and minority Christian women stood up as a sign of respect when the acid attack victim joined them.

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  5. What's fresh at McDonald's? The beef in some burgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    McDonald's is offering fresh beef rather than frozen patties in some burgers at thousands of restaurants, a switch it first announced about a year ago as it works to appeal to customers who want fresher foods. The fast-food giant, which has relied on frozen beef patties since the 1970s, said it's launching Quarter Pounders made with fresh beef in about 3,500 restaurants starting Tuesday.

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  6. Lack of appetite for the Dollar Menu sinks McDonald's sharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Wall Street is losing its appetite for McDonald's, believing that there aren't many fans of its new Dollar Menu. Value menus have become the tool of choice at fast food companies to generate traffic.

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  7. Value meals and new chicken snack boosts McDonald'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Cheap eats, $1 sodas and a new chicken snack helped bring more people to McDonald's, the company said Tuesday. The world's largest hamburger chain said U.S. sales rose 4.5 percent at established locations during the fourth quarter, thanks to its two-for-$5 deal called McPick 2, soda promotions and new Buttermilk Crispy Tenders.

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  8. McDonald's sets recycling goals for 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    McDonald's says it aims to use all recycled or other environmentally friendly materials for its soda cups, Happy Meal boxes and other packaging by 2025. The world's biggest burger chain also wants all of its 37,000 restaurants worldwide to recycle customer waste by that year.

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  9. McDonald's revives Dollar Menu name with $1, $2 and $3 itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    McDonald's said Tuesday that it is reviving the name of the once-popular value menu next month after a two-year absence, but this time the items will cost $1, $2 or $3. Offering cheap eats has become a winning strategy for the world's largest hamburger chain, and a way to fight off other low-priced chains.

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  10. McDonald's beats 3Q profit forecastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    The fast food company said Tuesday that sales in the U.S. rose 4.1 percent at existing locations during the third quarter, thanks to $1 drinks and its two for $5 promotion called McPick 2. McDonald's also said pricier burgers, which are stuffed with crispy onions, kale or guacamole, helped boost sales, too. Overall the Oak Brook, Illinois-based company reported net income of $1.88 billion, or $2.32 per share, in the three months ended Sept.

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  11. McDonald's plans to nearly double restaurants in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    McDonald's will nearly double the number of restaurants in China in the next five years, eventually surpassing Japan as the hamburger chain's second-biggest market outside the U.S. The company, based in Oak Brook, Illinois, just outside of Chicago, expects to have 4,500 restaurants in China by 2022, up from 2,500. With fewer people eating at U.S. locations, it hopes to grow sales in China by double digits in each of the next five years.

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  12. TreeHouse Foods to lay off 375 workers and close 2 factoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    TreeHouse Foods will lay off about 375 workers, and close two factories in Minnesota and Indiana, as the packaged food maker cuts costs. TreeHouse, like other packaged food companies, has been hurt as more people chose fresh foods.

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  13. When You Should - and Shouldn't - Tap Your Roth IRARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Most retirement accounts are for one purpose: The money goes in and stays in until retirement - specifically, until the investor turns 59 1/2. Pull it out early and you'll have to pay taxes and penalties.

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  14. As McDonald's works on transforming, $1 sodas boost US salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    McDonald's is trying to modernize its image by rolling out delivery and promising fresh beef in Quarter Pounders. But for now, $1 sodas are helping get people in the door.

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  15. $1 sodas help boost McDonald's sales in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    McDonald's says a promotion for $1 sodas and a new line of premium burgers helped boost sales in its flagship U.S. market. The company said Tuesday that domestic sales rose 3.9 percent at established locations during the second quarter.

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  16. McDonald's adds Big Mac onesie, sweatsuit to delivery itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    This photo provided by McDonald's shows the company's McDelivery Collection, a new clothing line that includes an adult-size Big Mac onesie. McDonald's describes the McDelivery Collection as "a selection of fun, fashion forward items you can wear or use whenever and wherever you order."

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  17. McDonald's adds Big Mac onesie, sweats to items it deliversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    With McDonald's now offering a delivery service, the fast food giant is looking to make customers comfortable eating at home with a new clothing line that includes an adult-size Big Mac onesie. Oak Brook, Illinois-based McDonald's describes the McDelivery Collection as "a selection of fun, fashion forward items you can wear or use whenever and wherever you order."

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  18. When you should - and shouldn't - tap your Roth IRA earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, file photo, a couple walks down the Bacon Gallery at the Erie Art Museum, in Erie, Pa. Most retirement accounts are for one purpose: The money goes in and stays in until retirement.

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  19. Technology BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    XploSafe has been awarded a $1 million contract by the Department of Defense Health Program to develop a chemical vapor sampling technology that is wearable. The technology is aimed at protecting military personnel, who are exposed to a broad range of potentially toxic compounds, XploSafe said Monday.

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