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January 17, 1995 | From Associated Press
The familiar M&M mix of brown, yellow, orange, red, green and tan candies may be about to melt away. Candy lovers across the nation began voting Monday for the newest color to be added to the popular sugar-coated chocolate drops. Voters have until March 17 to pick up ballots at stores that sell the candy. The voting choices are pink, purple, blue or no change. To drum up interest, people dressed as pink, purple and blue M&Ms will appear at the Super Bowl on Jan.
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January 17, 1995 | From Associated Press
The familiar M&M mix of brown, yellow, orange, red, green and tan candies may be about to melt away. Candy lovers across the nation began voting Monday for the newest color to be added to the popular sugar-coated chocolate drops. Voters have until March 17 to pick up ballots at stores that sell the candy. The voting choices are pink, purple, blue or no change. To drum up interest, people dressed as pink, purple and blue M&Ms will appear at the Super Bowl on Jan.
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April 26, 1997 | KIMBERLY BROWER and JENNIFER LEUER
Gaby Freck's most recent prize for her artwork has made a lot of people at Orangeview Junior High smile. Freck's poster of a dancing green dinosaur won her school a $5,000 grant and another $5,000 that will help pay for students' school pictures. Freck, 13, also received a trip for her family to Universal Studios in Florida, as part of her prize for winning the "Make a Monster Smile" contest, sponsored by M&M/Mars candy company.
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October 14, 1989
Richard Zacharias, a businessman who fell in love with the Dove ice cream bar when one was served to him at his country club years ago and in 1984 acquired a half interest in the firm and brought it to national attention, died Wednesday in Los Angeles. His daughter, Nancy Freedman, at whose home he died, said her father had been battling cancer for two years. He was 75.
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April 13, 1995 | CHARLES PERRY
Two Vermont state troopers claim the eggs served to them at a Denny's in Lebanon, N.H., Feb. 7 burned their mouths and upset one officer's stomach. They say a witness will confirm that the breakfast cook, Michael Towne, maliciously added a heavy dose of Tabasco to the policemen's order. Towne faces up to two years in jail and a $4,000 fine on charges of assault. Who Loves Ya, Baby?
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May 5, 1989 | JANE APPLEGATE
"You're fired" are two of the most painful words in the English language, whether you are saying them or hearing them. The former vice president of a textile company still winces when he remembers being fired, although it happened eight years ago. "I was sitting at my desk and this guy came in and put two weeks' pay on my desk. 'We are making some changes around here,' he said, and that was it," recalled Ken, who asked that his full name not be used. "It was especially traumatic, because at the time, I was in my late 50s."
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June 21, 1994 | BILL PLASCHKE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two-thirty in the morning. The responsibility nudges Alan Rothenberg awake, tugs him out of bed and across a hardwood floor, drops him into a leather chair at a cluttered desk. He reaches for the phone. He dials his secretary at the office. Her voice mail answers. He dictates. For the next 90 minutes he makes decisions for others who are sleeping, who will hear about them six hours later and have no idea they were issued by a man in his nightclothes.
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