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New Jersey again loses logo suit with Florida pizza shop

May. 17, 2018 11:49 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey once again has been told to hit the road in its legal battle with a Florida-based pizza franchise over its logo. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office panel found there are similarities between the Garden State Parkway's logo and the one used by Jersey Boardwalk Pizza, but on...

NYC's Magnolia Bakery plans expansion across the US

May. 8, 2018 1:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A popular New York City bakery chain says it will expand across the entire United States by opening as many as 200 franchises over the next five years. Magnolia Bakery Chief Executive Steve Abrams says the company plans to go into about 50 of the top markets in the country, with at least...

NYC bakery that first opened in 1902 closing its doors

May. 4, 2018 1:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City bakery that first opened its doors in 1902 says it is closing this summer amid a changing business landscape. Glaser's Bake Shop, which has been operated by the Glaser family for three generations, says it will close on July 1. WABC-TV reports the bakery is best known for...

Honolulu officials work to balance bike lanes, car parking

May. 1, 2018 4:35 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu councilmembers are proposing measures to require the city to find parking alternatives for the spaces lost with the construction of bicycle lanes. So far, 184 on-street parking spaces have been removed as bikes lanes fill the spots in the city's urban core. Another 70 spaces are...

US warns liquid nicotine packets resemble juice boxes, candy

May. 1, 2018 1:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Liquid nicotine products that look like juice boxes, candies and other kids' snacks came under government scrutiny Tuesday, as health authorities warned they could pose a danger to children. The Food and Drug Administration issued more than a dozen warnings over the illegal packaging...

Bakery appeals to UK Supreme Court in gay-rights cake case

May. 1, 2018 11:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A bakery owned by a Christian family asked Britain's Supreme Court on Tuesday to overturn a ruling that it discriminated against a gay customer for refusing to make a cake supporting same-sex marriage. Ashers Baking Co. in Northern Ireland refused in 2014 to make a cake iced with the "Sesame...

Hawaii restaurant warns card information may be compromised

Apr. 28, 2018 1:24 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii restaurant chain says a data breach may have compromised customers' personal information, including credit and debit card numbers. Zippy's Restaurants says customers who made purchases with cards from Nov. 23 to March 29 may be affected. The information may have been compromised at...

Couple turns love of coffee into successful business

Apr. 15, 2018 9:01 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A certain distinct aroma coming from Ryan and Carly Lemley's quiet Cheat Lake home lets your nose know right away that there's something different going on here. It's the unmistakable, rich mocha scent of home-brewed coffee. But this is not just a morning brew or afternoon...

German police shoot and kill man who attacked bakery workers

Apr. 13, 2018 3:03 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Police in the central German city of Fulda say they shot and killed a man who was attacking workers outside a bakery. Fulda police said in a statement Friday they responded to a call at 4:30 a.m. that a man was attacking people outside the business in the city about 100 kilometers (60 miles)...

Pension funding dispute divides Peeps plant in Pennsylvania

Mar. 30, 2018 12:17 PM EDT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — On April 1, hundreds of millions of marshmallow chicks and bunnies called Peeps will peer out from Easter baskets at American children. They are a pastel symbol of Easter joy, but behind the wax-eyed candy is a company at war with its union workforce over rising pension costs —...