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Big Mac Creator Dies

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh-area McDonald’s franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago has died. Michael “Jim” Delligatti was 98. McDonald’s spokeswoman Kerry Ford confirmed that Delligatti died at home surrounded by his family on Monday night. Delligatti’s franchise was based in Uniontown when he invented the chain’s signature burger with two… Read More

New Hire To Help KY Bourbon Drinkers

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group promoting many of Kentucky’s bourbon producers has added a staff member to take the lead in spreading the word about responsible consumption. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association on Wednesday named Ali Edelstein as its first-ever director of social responsibility. The Louisville native begins the job Jan. 2. Edelstein’s hiring comes… Read More

Transgender Woman Challenges County On Gender Reassignment

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LEBANON, Ohio (AP) – A transgender woman appeared before the Warren County Board of Commissioners to challenge the southwest Ohio county’s stance on gender reassignment surgery. Jaiowyn Robinson attended the board’s Tuesday meeting to encourage county commissioners to reconsider its October decision to remove gender dysphoria coverage from the county’s health plan. Robinson, who isn’t… Read More