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Strange, spooky King to be replaced as struggling chain looks to grab new customers

MIAMI (AP) -- The king is dead. Burger King's spooky "The King" mascot is retiring so the struggling burger chain can refocus its marketing to reach new customers. The mascot has been around for years, but recently has become a more prevalent and somewhat creepy presence in ads - showing up in people's beds and peeping in their windows.


Maid has accused author of using her likeness without permission in best-seller about race relations in 1960s South

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Lawyers for Kathryn Stockett want a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses the author of "The Help" of basing a character on a real-life maid who works for Stockett's brother.


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