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A customer leaves a A&W restaurant in Millbrae, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Yum Brands Inc. is putting its Long John Silver's and A&W restaurant chains up for sale so it can focus on its growing international business.

A customer leaves a A&W restaurant in Millbrae, Calif., Tuesday, ...

A customer leaves a A&W restaurant in Millbrae, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Yum Brands Inc. is putting its Long John Silver's and A&W restaurant chains up for sale so it can focus on its ...


In this Nov. 3, 2010, file photo Tea Party Patriots co-founders Mark Meckler, right, with Jenny Beth Martin, speaks at a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. Tea party groups say if the government is going to cut spending, the military's budget needs to be part of the mix. "It is time to get serious about preserving the country for our posterity. The mentality that certain programs are 'off the table,' must be taken off the table," Meckler said.

In this Nov. 3, 2010, file photo Tea Party Patriots ...

In this Nov. 3, 2010, file photo Tea Party Patriots co-founders Mark Meckler, right, with Jenny Beth Martin, speaks at a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. Tea party groups say if ...


The late Sue Hernan of Youngstown

The late Sue Hernan of Youngstown

The late Sue Hernan of Youngstown


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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall (34) surges for a 1-yard touchdown in the grasp of New York Jets linebacker Bart Scott (57) during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011.

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall (34) surges for a ...

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall (34) surges for a 1-yard touchdown in the grasp of New York Jets linebacker Bart Scott (57) during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL football game in ...


Green Bay Packers' Donald Driver is tackled by Chicago Bears' Tim Jennings (26) after catching a pass during the second half of the NFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Chicago.

Green Bay Packers' Donald Driver is tackled by Chicago Bears' ...

Green Bay Packers' Donald Driver is tackled by Chicago Bears' Tim Jennings (26) after catching a pass during the second half of the NFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Chicago.


In this Jan. 7, 2011 photo, John Sugar goes up for an uncontested basket while playing a lunchtime pickup game at the Columbus Athletic Club in Columbus, Ohio. Slam-dunks are few and far between, but past-their-prime hoops players still know how to get down court, shoot - and challenge calls.

In this Jan. 7, 2011 photo, John Sugar goes up ...

In this Jan. 7, 2011 photo, John Sugar goes up for an uncontested basket while playing a lunchtime pickup game at the Columbus Athletic Club in Columbus, Ohio. Slam-dunks are few and far between, but ...


In this Aug. 7, 2009 file photo, a gravestone marker on the spot where the arm of General Stonewall Jackson is buried is near the Ellwood house in Locust Grove, Va. Civil War history will play out in a rural Virginia courtroom this week when Wal-Mart Stores Inc. defends a planned store near the hallowed site where Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant first met on a battlefield in 1864.

In this Aug. 7, 2009 file photo, a gravestone marker ...

In this Aug. 7, 2009 file photo, a gravestone marker on the spot where the arm of General Stonewall Jackson is buried is near the Ellwood house in Locust Grove, Va. Civil War history will ...


Maria Van Tilburg and Jan Christopher, owners of The Joshua Tree on Market Street in Boardman Township.

Maria Van Tilburg and Jan Christopher, owners of The Joshua ...

Maria Van Tilburg and Jan Christopher, owners of The Joshua Tree on Market Street in Boardman Township.


Elliot Fineman, National Gun Victims Action Council president and CEO.

Elliot Fineman, National Gun Victims Action Council president and CEO.

Elliot Fineman, National Gun Victims Action Council president and CEO.


Zachariah Brewer, 18, of Boardman, tries several kinds of chili along with family members before casting his vote at the First Annual Sue Hernan Memorial Chili Cook-off.

Zachariah Brewer, 18, of Boardman, tries several kinds of chili ...

Zachariah Brewer, 18, of Boardman, tries several kinds of chili along with family members before casting his vote at the First Annual Sue Hernan Memorial Chili Cook-off.


Hubbard Township Road Superintendent Walter White.

Hubbard Township Road Superintendent Walter White.

Hubbard Township Road Superintendent Walter White.


Norma Stevans serves her special recipe for chili to Joseph Belgrad, 16, of Boardman. Belgrad described the chili as having a "nice tang."

Norma Stevans serves her special recipe for chili to Joseph ...

Norma Stevans serves her special recipe for chili to Joseph Belgrad, 16, of Boardman. Belgrad described the chili as having a "nice tang."


The Joshua Tree antiques store at 4416 Market St. in Boardman Township.

The Joshua Tree antiques store at 4416 Market St. in ...

The Joshua Tree antiques store at 4416 Market St. in Boardman Township.


In this file photo taken Jan. 10, 2011, trader Gregory Rowe, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

In this file photo taken Jan. 10, 2011, trader Gregory ...

In this file photo taken Jan. 10, 2011, trader Gregory Rowe, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.


In this February 9, 2003 file photograph, Debbie Gibson attends the Luca Luca ready-to-wear Fall 2003 fashion show as part of the Mercedes-Benz fashion week in New York. Along with her role in the Syfy Network's "Mega Python vs. Gatoroid," Gibson is getting ready to mount a musical comeback this year.

In this February 9, 2003 file photograph, Debbie Gibson attends ...

In this February 9, 2003 file photograph, Debbie Gibson attends the Luca Luca ready-to-wear Fall 2003 fashion show as part of the Mercedes-Benz fashion week in New York. Along with her role in the Syfy ...


Actress Miranda Cosgrove

Actress Miranda Cosgrove

Actress Miranda Cosgrove