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McDonald’s revamps its harassment policy

McDonald’s Corp., in the face of criticism for its handling of harassment complaints, says it is training workers to deal with the issue and is starting a hotline for victims.


What happened to McDonald’s french fries?

What has happened to McDonald’s once-stellar french fries? They were part of dinner Sunday night, and they were soggy and cold seconds after exiting the drive-thru. This isn’t a recent …


The Dirt: Third Avenue McDonald’s set for renovation

The McDonald’s on Third Avenue in downtown Spokane is planning a major renovation, according to permits issued by the city.


UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019, 8:31 a.m.

Third Avenue McDonald’s – the third location in Spokane – set for renovation

The McDonald’s on Third Avenue in downtown Spokane is planning a major renovation, according to permits issued by the city.


McDonald’s says it’s done lobbying against raising the minimum wage

The nation’s largest burger chain has backed away from a lobbying campaign to fend off minimum wage increases, a decision being hailed as a significant victory by workers and labor …


McDonald’s $300 million tech deal will revolutionize menus

McDonald’s, in its largest acquisition in 20 years, is buying a decision-logic technology company to better personalize menus in its digital push.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 3:15 p.m.

Free bacon: McDonald’s is giving away bacon during hour-long bacon bash today

The giveaway takes place today from 4 to 5 p.m.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 7:58 p.m.

Man attacks McDonald’s employee, viral video shows

In the video, the man can be seen leaning across the counter and grabbing the McDonald’s cashier until she lurches forward. For a moment, the employee seems to stumble, then …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Hayden man cleared of hate crime, found guilty of battery in altercation with Spokane church group last summer

Richard A. Sovenski Jr. faces a potential sentence of up to six months in county jail for the attack, which was caught on video. However, jurors did not believe his …


McDonald’s removes artificial ingredients from most burgers, except the pickle

Those seeking an au naturel burger at McDonald’s should remember these three words: Hold the pickle.


Feds confirm 507 people sick after eating McDonald’s salad

Federal health officials say they’ve confirmed more than 500 cases of people who became sick with an intestinal illness after eating McDonald’s salads.


McDonald’s modernizes

In all, the company and its franchisees are investing $6 billion to modernize most U.S. restaurants by 2020.


McDonald’s teams with Starbucks on search for recyclable, compostable cups

McDonald’s is joining an effort begun this spring by its coffee-focused rival, Starbucks, to produce a recyclable hot beverage cup.


McDonald’s introduces Bacon Smokehouse Burger, remodels CdA store

Guests can self-order at the newly remodeled McDonald’s in Coeur d’Alene.


McDonald’s wants to win breakfast by selling the best part of the muffin

McDonald’s plans to fight back with discounts, breakfast catering and a ploy lifted straight from a 1997 “Seinfeld” episode – selling only the tops of muffins.


McDonald’s workers block headquarters and chant, ‘We can see your greedy side’

About 150 cooks and cashiers blocked the entrance Monday to McDonald’s headquarters in Chicago, protesting what they call unfairly low pay at one of the world’s largest fast-food chains.


UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 1:31 p.m.

The Dirt: Sports complex to fill Spokane Valley storage facility

A Spokane Valley storage facility at 5204 E. Broadway Ave. will be transformed into a multipurpose sports complex, according to permits filed May 2 with the city.


Sullivan Road McDonald’s to be razed, replaced with larger restaurant

Plans to demolish and rebuild a McDonald’s restaurant at 819 N. Sullivan Road in Spokane Valley are underway.


UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 3:44 p.m.

McDonald’s sees breakfast slowdown, but results still strong

Higher prices on McDonald’s menu led to surprisingly strong comparable-store sales during the first quarter, sending shares up sharply in early trading Monday.


McDonald’s expands worker tuition benefits, citing tax law

McDonald’s, citing the new U.S. tax law and the tightening job market, is expanding its 3-year-old education benefits program, tripling the amount of money some workers can get each year …


Motley Fool: McDonald’s still cooking

Customers are returning to the iconic fast-food chain and profitability has shot to new highs.


UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 2:45 p.m.

Police: Man attacks golden arches at Oregon McDonald’s

A 37-year-old man police say tried to destroy the golden arches at a McDonald’s restaurant in Oregon after workers refused to make him 30 double cheeseburgers is facing charges.


UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 2:01 p.m.

McDonald’s to roll out fresh beef burgers nationwide this spring

McDonald’s plans to introduce fresh beef burgers in all U.S. restaurants by early May, the fast-food chain’s latest move aimed at drawing customers, boosting sales and propelling the business into …


UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 1:09 p.m.

Lack of appetite for value menu sinks McDonald’s shares

Wall Street is losing its appetite for McDonald’s, believing there aren’t many fans of its new Dollar Menu.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 3:44 p.m.

McDonald’s slims down Happy Meal by banishing cheeseburgers

McDonald’s will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 11:31 a.m.

McDonald’s tests fresh beef in another burger

McDonald’s is testing the use of fresh beef in another burger, the latest move by the fast food chain to swap out frozen beef as it seeks to improve its …


In age of kale and quinoa, fast-food success depends on burgers and nuggets

McDonald’s has posted positive U.S. same-store sales for eight of the past nine quarters. Shares of Burger King’s parent company are trading near an all-time high. It’s not kale salads …


McDiscount: $1 soda, 2 for $5 deals lure more to McDonald’s

The fast-food company said Tuesday that sales in the U.S. rose 4.1 percent at existing locations during the third quarter, thanks to $1 soft drinks, coupons on its app and …


McDonald’s manager stabs man during fight, police say

Police say a McDonald’s fast-food store manager in Des Moines stabbed someone with a pocket knife during a fight after a group of at least five people refused his request …


McDonald’s employee gives birth and tries to flush infant down toilet, DA says

A McDonald’s cashier is facing an attempted murder charge after giving birth to a boy while at work and then trying to flush the newborn down a toilet inside the …