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Starbucks Hosts 'Pop-Up Parties' With 5 Days of Free Coffee

(1010 WINS) — Starbucks lovers can revel over a free cup o' joe. The coffee giant announced Thursday that it will host more than 1,000 "Pop-Up Parties" at 200 select U.S. stores each day starting Friday through Dec. 31. Starbucks will hand out free tall handcrafted drinks at the parties that will...
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White Castle Frozen Sliders Recalled Over Possible Listeria Contamination

White Castle has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of frozen 6-pack cheeseburgers, frozen 6-pack hamburgers, frozen 6-pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, 16-pack hamburgers, and 16-pack cheeseburgers for the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. According to the FDA, a recent sample...
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KFC's Fried Chicken-Scented Fire Logs Are Back for the Holidays

(1010 WINS) – If you can’t trim your Christmas tree without the scent of the colonel’s 11 herbs and spices, but you don’t want to run out for some fried chicken… you’re in luck. You can now get Kentucky Fried Chicken fire logs to burn in your fireplace. KFC’s 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog from @...
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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Makes Its Debut In Kickoff To Holiday Season

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – The famed Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has been hoisted into place, ushering in the unofficial start of the holiday season in New York City. The 14-ton Norway spruce finished its 60-mile journey from Orange County on Friday night when it arrived at Rockefeller Plaza. The...
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Vanna White Hosts 'Wheel of Fortune' While Pat Sajak Undergoes Emergency Surgery

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Pat Sajak underwent "emergency surgery to correct a blocked intestine," prompting the cancellation of Thursday's "Wheel of Fortune" taping -- but the show will go on, as Vanna White temporarily steps in as host, the show announced Friday. White has never hosted the show...
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'Bagel Boss Guy' Arrested for Drug Possession, Whines About Burger Served at Station

NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) — Viral sensation “Bagel Boss guy” Chris Morgan was nabbed on drug possession charges on Long Island, leading to an expletive-filled video tirade posted on Twitter early Tuesday about the poor quality of the hamburger he received while in police custody. He posted a video of...
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22 Names to Be Added to FDNY 9/11 Memorial Wall

NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- Days before the nation marks 18 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the FDNY will honor members of New York’s Bravest who have died of 9/11-related illnesses. Twenty-two names will be added to the department's World Trade Center Memorial Wall at FDNY...
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‘Mary Tyler Moore’ Star Valerie Harper Dead at 80

Legendary actress Valerie Harper died Friday morning after battling cancer, her family has confirmed. She turned 80 on Aug. 22. The Suffern, New York-born star died at 10:06 a.m. Friday. The cause of death was not immediately disclosed. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Harper's death,...
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First Look at New 'Star Wars' Film: 'The Rise of Skywalker'

NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) -- Fans can rejoice as a trailer for the new "Star Wars" film, "The Rise of Skywalker," was released. The story of a generation comes to an end. Watch the #D23Expo Special Look for Star Wars: #TheRiseofSkywalker . See the film in theaters on December 20. pic.twitter.com/...
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Bird or Bunny? This Viral Video Has the Internet Divided

( 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. Rabbits...
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