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January
2019

Trisha Ruiz wanted pet chickens and a Whataburger she could walk to.  She got both. 

Stories & News | Whataburger (life)

2019
July
17,
2019
| 06:10 PM America/Chicago
When James Van Dyne wants to do something good, he rolls up his sleeve and watches others get to work. Then, he kicks back as potentially life-saving blood flows from his arm into a collection bag. The blood donation process is one Van Dyne...
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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
06,
2019
| 08:27 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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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
| 05:16 PM America/Chicago
This Mississippi hero helps people at shelter get a fresh, clean start  ...
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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
He sings, he dances. He hands out high fives, fist bumps and hugs. And all Anthony Bragg wants in return is a smile. “If I can bring a smile to your face, I’ve done my job for the day,” says Bragg, a security guard at the front entrance of Phoenix...
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May
13,
2019
| 09:45 PM America/Chicago
From her first breath, Sydney Darling had a medical team. “I was born with two kidneys, but one had cysts,” she says. The team at Arkansas Children’s Hospital diagnosed and treated her “when no one else knew what was wrong with me,” she says. ...
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April
24,
2019
| 12:18 AM America/Chicago
Skip the line, plan ahead, and take total control of mealtime with online ordering through the Whataburger App and Whataburger.com. Customize your meals EXACTLY how you want, save them for future reference, and even pay through the app. Technology at...
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April
23,
2019
| 03:19 PM America/Chicago
Her real job title is community schools administrator, but Sylvia Chávez is kind of like the mayor of a village that’s raising children in Las Cruces, New Mexico. ...
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April
11,
2019
| 05:16 PM America/Chicago
His answer was so right. Yet it wasn’t. But that’s OK because social media’s on his side. ...
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April
02,
2019
| 03:57 PM America/Chicago
When C.J. “Red” Wallace and Wayne Palmer celebrated their 100th birthdays, their cakes weren’t ablaze with a hundred candles apiece. Instead, each wished on a single Whataburger-branded candle while family, friends and Whataburger Family Members c...
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April
01,
2019
| 04:44 PM America/Chicago
More than 2,000 Family Members attended Sunday night’s Corporate Awards Banquet, as we wrapped up the 2019 Whataburger Family Convention – and came together to recognize the best of the best. Corporate Awards Area Manager of the Year: Jose Ro...
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April
01,
2019
| 03:21 PM America/Chicago
Airman Ryan Charrier is on a special mission to give the gift of family time to fellow combat veterans. The spark for the idea came during his first deployment to Afghanistan in 2014 when a fellow serviceman remarked that in 28 years of military s...
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March
27,
2019
| 05:16 PM America/Chicago
It’s the latest gotta-have-it Whataburger collectible ...
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