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Dairy Queen CEO: 'People Need To Be Paid A Fair Wage'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.08.2014 | Business

Another fast-food executive just said something shockingly reasonable about the minimum wage. Dairy Queen CEO John Gainor, in an interview with CN...

New York, Are You Ready To DQ Something Different?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste

FINALLY.

Giving Back

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 04.29.2014 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

To see the honesty and generosity of people like this young worker, whose wages can't be much above the minimum, and a homeless man who has nothing -- it's a reminder that I still have a way to climb before I get to their level.

12 Signs You're From Illinois

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.24.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

We love Illinois and its many quirks. And sometimes you have to have a little fun with all of this.We've compiled 12 sure-ways to tell that you're an Illinoisan.

Meet The Dairy Queen Manager Who Defended A Blind Customer

AP | AMY FORLITI | Posted 09.20.2013 | Good News

MINNEAPOLIS — Joey Prusak was appalled when he saw a customer at the suburban Minneapolis Dairy Queen store where he works pick up someone else's $2...

Buffett Serves Up Ice Cream At Dairy Queen

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business

RALSTON, Neb. -- Billionaire Warren Buffett isn't just Berkshire Hathaway's chairman and CEO. He's also the chief salesman. Buffett visited a Dairy Q...

Healthy Fast Food? Yeah Right, Says New Study

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Despite fast food companies' pledges to up the nutritional quality of their offerings, a new study suggests that little has changed health-wise in the...

Springtime Ritual on Martha's Vineyard: Going to Dairy Queen

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Dairy Queen to the youth of Martha's Vineyard is what the Wailing Wall is to my tribe. It is a prayer. It is an awakening. When DQ opens, everyone is assured that soon they will be able to stow away their winter gear until the next shock of ice.

Samurai Sword-Wielding Robbery Killed At Dairy Queen

AP | Posted 08.21.2012 | Crime

LAS VEGAS -- Police say a clerk at a Las Vegas Dairy Queen shot and killed a sword-wielding, masked man who tried to rob the restaurant. Detectives s...

World's Biggest DQ Opens

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.10.2013 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Dairy Queen has just opened its largest-ever restaurant -- in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.Open as of this week, it's one of three Riyadh DQs set to launch before the end of June.

No- Fly Guy

Will Durst | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics
Will Durst

No one said being president was going to be easy. And no one was right. You get yelled at for doing things and you get yelled at for not doing things....

Buffett's Dairy Queen Fights To Stop Rival From Selling Frozen Yogurt 'Blizz'

nytimes.com | REUTERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

International Dairy Queen Inc, the ice-cream company owned by the billionaire investor's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, has asked a court to stop a southern ...

Dairy Queen Blizzard Turns 25

Serious Eats | Posted by Brad Thomas Parsons, April 19, 2010 at 10:30 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Colorado's Minimum Wage Becomes 1st In US To Drop

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado's minimum wage will drop slightly in the new year – the first decrease in any state's minimum wage since the federal min...

Dairy Queen Faces Franchisee Revolt

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dairy Queen is facing a dilly of a problem -- a rebellion against the revamping of restaurants by a growing number of mostly mom-and-pop franchise own...