Stories & News | Whataburger (life)

2019
September
16,
2019
| 06:52 PM America/Chicago
Whataburger is serving up three limited-time shake flavors to satisfy your sweet tooth. Sounds like an excuse for a road trip!   ...
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September
12,
2019
| 10:23 PM America/Chicago
Local Lafayette, Louisiana, news anchor Al Hebert had to do a double-take when he checked his rearview mirror at a red light—only to see Whataburger manager Dexter Ledet get out of the car behind him and run toward Hebert’s window. Hebert: I could...
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August
20,
2019
| 08:14 PM America/Chicago
Bath? Check. Brushed teeth? Check. Pajamas on? Check. On Tuesday nights, bedtime is a cinch for Homer Drive Elementary School students in Beaumont, Texas. They know that at 7:30 p.m. sharp, they can tune in via Facebook Live to watch their prin...
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August
16,
2019
| 04:41 PM America/Chicago
When little things pile up into one big ball of stress for college students, Tiffannie Jones wants them to have an arsenal of little things to help them relax. Jones, a Houstonian who founded the Just College Students Project, sends care packages ...
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August
06,
2019
| 03:30 PM America/Chicago
For Whataburger fans, celebrating “just like you like it” means Whataburger is part of the birthday fun. As we celebrate our 69th "birthday" August 8, 2019, we're taking a look back at some of our favorite orange-and-white celebrations!    ...
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August
05,
2019
| 04:54 PM America/Chicago
On Aug. 8, 1950, Whataburger started with a single roadside stand in Corpus Christi, Texas. Now, 69 years later, with more than 830 restaurants in 10 states, we’re proud to celebrate our birthday with the community. ...
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July
30,
2019
| 05:48 PM America/Chicago
Get to shopping, folks. Here are some of our favorites for back-to-school. ...
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July
29,
2019
| 07:22 PM America/Chicago
Shannon Wrights, who is legally blind, had a passion for dance from an early age. Now, she shares that passion at her studio, Aspiring Attitudes, where the thrum of upbeat music and the rhythmic clack of tap shoes sets the mood. It’s the sound ...
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July
29,
2019
| 04:52 PM America/Chicago
What will you discover on the Whataburger app? We're savoring these 10 add-ons that amp up flavor for less than 100 calories. ...
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July
25,
2019
| 06:24 PM America/Chicago
For New Braunfels, Texas, resident Dottie Laster, flowers, horses and good food represent freedom. She makes a point of appreciating them. Laster is a longtime advocate for victims of human trafficking, and through her work she’s seen horrendo...
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July
23,
2019
| 10:50 PM America/Chicago
When Jimmy Dorrell sees a need in his neighborhood, he gets busy. Dorrell is president of Mission Waco, a nonprofit that operates everything from an economic center and health clinics to a children’s theater program and a grocery store in his Nort...
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July
12,
2019
| 05:46 PM America/Chicago
Few things beat the heat better than a cold and creamy milkshake or malt. But long, hot summers demand some variety. Whataburger has the answer. We’ve got three flavors on tap this summer: Root Beer, Dr Pepper and Salted Caramel. Each flavor...
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July
08,
2019
| 04:36 PM America/Chicago
What began out of desperation in the days after Hurricane Michael has become a mission for a Panama City, Florida, woman. Every Thursday and Friday – and often other days during the week – Gainer is at the food bank she established at 2nd Mount Mo...
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July
02,
2019
| 04:35 PM America/Chicago
For every baseball story, we bet there’s a Whataburger story. And, sometimes, we get a story that has both. That’s a … well, let’s call it a hit. ...
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June
28,
2019
| 11:48 PM America/Chicago
U.S. Army Veteran Bill Blair was watching football one Saturday when he saw something that changed his life. It was a short video about Team Rubicon, which puts veterans to work delivering humanitarian aid in the wake of disasters. “The hair st...
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June
28,
2019
| 03:55 PM America/Chicago
When Leonardo Charles, a Desert Storm veteran from San Antonio, Texas, purchased his family home through the VA, he had a dream: the garage would become his very own man cave. He set up a TV. He brought in a recliner. He hung up some mementoes. ...
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June
26,
2019
| 09:20 AM America/Chicago
Kristin Finan believes hope trumps fear, and she wants to plant seeds of hope with children entering the foster care system in Central Texas. ...
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June
24,
2019
| 02:21 PM America/Chicago
More than 600 high school athletes competed for bragging rights and championship hardware in the Jaguars 7-on-7 passing challenge.  This annual event, presented by Whataburger, was held at Everbank Field, home of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars.  A...
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June
21,
2019
| 03:25 PM America/Chicago
As parents of terminally ill children struggle through their darkest days, Jeanne Busby works to shine light and show hope. Busby helps to coordinate fundraising efforts at Just Keep Smiling, a Birmingham, Alabama, nonprofit that provides financia...
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June
19,
2019
| 10:43 PM America/Chicago
As she watches season 14 of “America’s Got Talent” this summer, Whataburger Family Member Erica Dierdorff is tuning in to cheer on some of her newest friends. It's people she met while competing against them during “America’s Got Talent” auditions...
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June
17,
2019
| 04:55 PM America/Chicago
Mr. Finley is a gentleman, a refined soul who loves his routines and the companionship of others. He also loves his stuffed toys, which he gathers around him when he naps. Mr. Finley is a miniature poodle. This isn’t any ordinary dog. The seven...
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June
13,
2019
| 03:09 PM America/Chicago
Need some new ideas to up your intake of veggies and fish this summer? Here's our top 5 list  – complete with menu hacks to take your meal to the next level. Fish favorites 1.  Whatacatch Sandwich - Whataburger’s classic fish sandwich starts wi...
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June
11,
2019
| 09:41 PM America/Chicago
What’s better than spending a Texas summer night out with your friends? A Texas summer night with good friends, cold drinks and live music. Slip on your boots and rally your crew for the 2019 Texas Summer Jam Saturday, June 15. Featuring the...
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June
03,
2019
| 12:07 AM America/Chicago
For his 11th birthday, Jacob Lott got lots of what he loves: Whataburger. ...
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May
28,
2019
| 05:15 PM America/Chicago
Empathy runs deep for Emari Hunn “I had a less-than great childhood, often left to fend for myself from abuse, neglect and hunger,” Hunn says. “I even experienced a brief homelessness when our apartment caught fire in Japan.” The difficult past...
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May
28,
2019
| 04:11 PM America/Chicago
A lot of men laugh when Jim Keegan tells them he had breast cancer. He tells them it’s no joke. Breast cancer affects one in 833 men, according to the American Cancer Society. And while the odds are far greater for women to have the disease, men s...
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May
28,
2019
| 04:10 PM America/Chicago
Volunteering started early for Brookie Brown. While other 6-year-olds focused on scooters and soccer practice, Brown spent her free time volunteering with her mother to help raise awareness about breast cancer. In the 12 years since, Brown has...
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May
23,
2019
| 04:05 PM America/Chicago
For eight decades and counting, Bill Brantley has had a thing for bicycles. The passion began on his sixth birthday, when his father gave him a big, new bike. Now 87, Brantley has pedaled many a mile on two wheels. Along the way, he learned to mak...
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May
17,
2019
| 03:22 PM America/Chicago
American Idol fans who tuned in to the show this season probably heard singer Chloe Channell wow the judges with her rendition of Keith Urban’s “Stupid Boy.” But it wasn’t the 17-year-old’s performance that caught our attention. The Pace, Flori...
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May
16,
2019
| 04:59 PM America/Chicago
‘I ask myself every morning how I can be a light’ ...
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