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Burger King has served the Whopper since 1957. The first Burger King restaurant opened in 1954 in a suburb of Miami.

Week No. 13 • Burger King

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Ever heard of this place? It's called Burger King. It's located in south Hastings and it sells, among other things, burgers!

Well, they have this big burger called the Whopper. They've served a couple since 1957.


It had actually been a while since I'd had a Whopper. It comes with a quarter-pound patty, tomatoes, lettuce, mayo, ketchup, pickles and onions. I got it my way for $3.41 on Monday.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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