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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 17, 2019 - 6:42 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Paging Nancy Drew -- we have a mystery that needs solving. Mountain Dew has released its limited-edition Mountain Dew Voo Dew in advance of Halloween -- its packaging includes a creature that looks like Grim Reaper -- but soda maker PepsiCo isn't divulging what the flavor is...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 03, 2019 - 7:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's has unveiled a new flavor to highlight what it calls structural racism and a broken criminal justice system. Justice ReMix'd is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of cinnamon bun dough and spicy fudge brownies. A portion of...
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Starbucks
David Caplan
August 30, 2019 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- With the end of summer nearing, it comes as no surprise that all things flavored pumpkin or pumpkin spice are beginning to make an appearance. Among the first is Starbucks, with its Pumpkin Spice Latte and Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, debuting on Wednesday. The Pumpkin Cream...
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A pig that escaped from a Vermont farm walks along a road in Orange, Vt, on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. Farmer Walter Jeffries of Sugar Mountain Farm says most of the 250 pigs that escaped earlier this month are back and the fence, which he said was damaged by vandals, has been fixed. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
1010 WINS Newsroom
August 29, 2019 - 10:07 pm
ORANGE, Vt. (AP) — About 250 pigs have been causing a ruckus in a Vermont town the past month after they escaped from their enclosure, but most of them had been returned as of Thursday thanks in part to a trail of hot dog buns and good ol' fashioned corralling. Several farm workers and a couple of...
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This undated product image provided by KFC shows plant-based chicken. Kentucky Fried Chicken plans to test plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at one of its restaurants in Atlanta. (KFC via AP)
1010 WINS Newsroom
August 26, 2019 - 4:23 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It's finger lickin' fake chicken. Kentucky Fried Chicken plans to test plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings Tuesday at one of its restaurants in Atlanta. Depending on customer feedback, the chain could expand the test to other markets. California-based startup...
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Oreo
1010 WINS Newsroom
August 23, 2019 - 3:40 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Oreo has released the last of its five limited edition summer releases: Maple Creme. The previous summer releases were Baskin Robbins Mint Chocolate Chip, Marshmallow Moon, Oreo Thins Latte and S'Mores Oreo. Maple Creme Oreos consist of Golden Oreos with a maple flavor creme...
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Twitter/@dsquintana
David Caplan
August 21, 2019 - 3:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Remember the viral debate in 2015 over whether a dress was blue or gold? Well, another similar optical illusion brouhaha has emerged. But this time, it's whether a bird or a bunny is in a video posted by Daniel Quintana, a senior researcher at Norway's University of Oslo...
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David Caplan
August 20, 2019 - 6:20 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- When Chex Mix recently debuted Spicy Dill and Buffalo Ranch to its MAX'D collection, 1010 WINS' army of taste testers saw an opportunity: To fill their stomachs, and of course, conduct a scientific culinary study. General Mills describes Spicy Dill as "flavor blasted dill...
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Eldis Sula
August 14, 2019 - 12:46 pm
Back-to-school time is right around the corner. While you may not be thrilled that summer's coming to an end, going shopping for school supplies can help get you in the mood for classes. You may not be running to the door for that history lesson, but the prospect of scribbling with a cool pen or...
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Eldis Sula
August 12, 2019 - 3:39 pm
Back to school is an exciting time for families, but it can be stressful too (and not just because the kids are pouty about summer being over). Even though you’re not the one going back to class, there are important steps you can take as a parent to ensure that the transition from vacation to...
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