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2020
August
06,
2020
| 05:37 AM America/Chicago
Nothing warms a Whataburger fan’s heart on a road trip more than seeing the Flying W logo atop a pole sign, a beacon that a hot meal and a warm welcome is just moments away.  But soon, instead of p...
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August
04,
2020
| 06:58 AM America/Chicago
Whataburger and students go hand in hand. Whether they’re a kindergartener celebrating the first day of school with fries and a milkshake, high school athletes reliving the big plays after a game, ...
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August
03,
2020
| 10:24 AM America/Chicago
Karmel Reeves has heard the question more than once.  “They ask, ‘are you cooking today?... my cupboards are a bit empty’,” she says. “Those are the conversations that are very common.”  Reeves,...
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August
03,
2020
| 08:56 AM America/Chicago
In our first 70 years, we’ve grown from a single road-side stand in Corpus Christi, Texas, to a family of 837 restaurants in 10 states. Now, as we celebrate our 70th Birthday with Orange Spirit Week, ...
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July
02,
2020
| 15:48 PM America/Chicago
Ready to Serve New Neighbors From curbside and delivery service to new menu items, Whataburger is always looking for innovative ways to best serve you. That’s why we’re thrilled to share our plans ...
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May
27,
2020
| 17:45 PM America/Chicago
Their life dreams are as varied as the choices on a Whataburger menu: a budding cinematographer, a future biomedical engineer, an accountant in training, a pediatrician to be, an upcoming environmenta...
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April
16,
2020
| 08:44 AM America/Chicago
From our humble beginnings with the world’s first Whataburger on Ayers Street in Corpus Christi, Texas to the more than 830 Whataburger restaurants that now stretch across 10 states from Arizona to Fl...
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March
31,
2020
| 12:14 PM America/Chicago
Starting today, Whataburger is serving up the all-new Avocado Bacon Chicken Club. ...
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March
27,
2020
| 13:50 PM America/Chicago
You’ve heard by now, staying home is crucial to help slow the spread of the COVID-19. Schools are closed, events are postponed, and all your favorite fun things to do aren’t very social distancing ...
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February
25,
2020
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
This Valentine's Day, Whataburger celebrated LOVE in a big way – hosting six weddings and vow renewals for hundreds of couples at select restaurants across Texas! ...
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February
11,
2020
| 09:13 AM America/Chicago
The perfect Valentine's card for everyone in your life ...
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February
04,
2020
| 13:17 PM America/Chicago
Because of Scott Prince, students at Gulf Shores Middle School are racing to learn about STEM. Prince, who teaches advanced placement physical science and makerspace engineering at Gulf Shores Midd...
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February
04,
2020
| 08:33 AM America/Chicago
Everyone can sing, says Gulf Shores, Alabama, music teacher Gay James, and her mission is helping children find their voices. “First, you have to get them to buy in,” says James, who has coaxed...
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January
31,
2020
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
Michael Wakeford intended to teach special education only for a year. He studied to be a history teacher and was planning to clock time until a history position opened up at his former high school...
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January
31,
2020
| 11:38 AM America/Chicago
Cara Bowerman had just learned to walk when she stepped into the classroom at Edmonton North High School on her first day as a teacher and a coach. Recovering from multiple fractures from an automo...
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January
27,
2020
| 12:37 PM America/Chicago
For 12 years, Star Yellowfish has made it her mission to connect Native American students in Oklahoma City Public Schools to their roots. It’s a complex mission that focuses on the future of about 3,0...
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January
27,
2020
| 09:04 AM America/Chicago
As a boy in El Reno, Oklahoma, Harvey Pratt sculpted toys from clay. His artistic abilities served him well, but he probably couldn’t have forecast how many people his talents would serve in comin...
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January
24,
2020
| 16:32 PM America/Chicago
It looked like Danielle James might not see her 26th birthday. In 2013, the registered nurse was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer and given six months to live despite having never smoked. ...
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January
23,
2020
| 13:33 PM America/Chicago
Students at Mountain Ridge High School are learning some real-life skills to prepare them for life outside the classroom. Things like technology, public speaking, business and finance are all part...
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January
21,
2020
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
At Whataburger, we’re proud to invest in students and teachers to honor their hard work and hometown spirit. It’s our way of giving back to the communities we serve. We’ve had a long-time partnersh...
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January
21,
2020
| 13:38 PM America/Chicago
Marcus Fetch is leaving his mark — figuratively and literally — on his adopted hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. The Nebraska native rolled into Birmingham in 2012 while traveling the country an...
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January
16,
2020
| 13:26 PM America/Chicago
Together, Joe and Karen Eulate of Mesa, Arizona, have dedicated almost 60 years to the public schools in their hometown. And that's just one way they're making a difference. “We love anythin...
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January
09,
2020
| 11:42 AM America/Chicago
By now, more than 25 million people can attest to Ethan Mueller’s Whataburger feat: In about 20 minutes, the 16-year-old from Allen, Texas, pounded a 10-patty burger, surrounded by a sea of cheering f...
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January
02,
2020
| 14:56 PM America/Chicago
Being in a hospital room can be lonely — a reality 15-year-old Jacob Davis has experienced all too often. “Most of my life, I’ve spent time in hospitals,” says Davis, who has already undergone 27 oper...
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2019
December
26,
2019
| 12:28 PM America/Chicago
Game day is big for high school football coach Rashaun Woods and his players. So are all the days leading up to it. “You have to teach kids that if they love to play the game, they have to work...
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December
23,
2019
| 13:58 PM America/Chicago
When the Friday night lights flood the field at the high school in Gardendale, Alabama, one of the team’s most valuable players doesn’t take the gridiron. Instead, this unsung hero cheers from the ...
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December
19,
2019
| 10:51 AM America/Chicago
Hometown Hero: Timothy Alexander of Birmingham, Alabama “You don’t need it to be easy. You need it to be possible.” Timothy Alexander understands obstacles. And he has the passion and determ...
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December
12,
2019
| 13:46 PM America/Chicago
Guests who stop in the Whataburger on Schillinger Rd. in Mobile, Alabama, know they might just get dinner and a show. The mealtime entertainment? Ninety-year-old Aulden Sumrall, who comes in to pla...
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December
11,
2019
| 09:40 AM America/Chicago
The Whataburger Basketball Tournament is celebrating 62 years of competition this year. In honor of that milestone, we wanted to share some fun facts with our fans. ...
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December
06,
2019
| 08:07 AM America/Chicago
Earlier this summer, Robyn Brake was jet-skiing on Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall when she saw smoke. It was coming from a nearby boat, which almost immediately burst into flames. Seconds later, B...
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