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McDonald's testing seasoned fries

McDonald's testing seasoned fries

USA TODAY

Even the iconic McDonald's french fry, a linchpin to the fast-food giant's multibillion-dollar success, is getting a second look as the company seeks new product hits.

On Thursday, the same day McDonald's announced that domestic sales were flat in April, the company confirmed to USA TODAY that it will begin testing seasoned fries -- dubbed Shakin' Flavor Fries -- on Friday in the Northern California and St. Louis markets.

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Harveys supermarket to reopen as BI-LO

Harveys supermarket to reopen as BI-LO

Seventeen Harveys supermarket stores will be closing and reopening as Bi-Lo

The grocery stores will close Saturday for "minor renovations" and will reopen as Bi-Lo on May 23, according to a Bi-Lo news release.

The Georgia Harveys locations include Fort Valley, Gray, Macon, Montezuma, Fitzgerald, Albany, Ocilla, Sylvester, Tifton, Dawson and Cordele.

During the business conversion, all pharmacies will operate on normal business hours.

Going Screen-Free: Put Down that Screen and Walk Away

Going Screen-Free: Put Down that Screen and Walk Away

Old Clinton District reenacts Civil War battle

Old Clinton District reenacts Civil War battle
People from all over Central Georgia took a step back in time to 1864. During these times in this region it was also considered the War Days. Some re-enactors from the Southeast put on a show for the people as they re-created the Battle of Sunshine. Hearts were left thumping from the rattle of the muskets and the pounding of the canons. From soldiers to ladies of the confederacy, people were decked out in apparel of th

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Sheriff issues scam warning

Sheriff issues scam warning

Sheriff Bittick warns Monroe Countians about a scam making its way through Georgia.

He says scammers have found a new way to take victims' money.

Read the full release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office:

A new scam is making its way through Georgia and Sheriff John Cary Bittick is warning all citizens not to fall victim to this most recent scam.

As with most scams, the latest involves the victim turning money over to a stranger. But since most victims have learned the hard way that money shouldn’t be wired or transferred to an unknown bank account or banking institution, scammers have found a new way to take victims’ money.

What's actually in Taco Bell beef?

What's actually in Taco Bell beef?

Jolie Lee, USA TODAY Network

Taco Bell is revealing what's in its beef, and it turns out it's actually mostly beef.

The fast-food chain's recipe contains 88% beef and 12% "signature recipe," according to a new webpage posted by Taco Bell.

Also, addressing a widespread rumor, Taco Bell beef is not grade D beef, according to the website.