McDonald's Gets in Trouble Over Pit Bulls, and More

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In today's Media Mix, Lemonheads creator passed away, and Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon face off
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McDonald's Pit Bull Ad Sparks Anger: After running a radio ad saying that eating a Chicken McBite is less risky than petting a stray pit bull, pit bull lovers reacted furiously, saying it was an "offensive and inflammatory ad." [Washington Times]

Michelle Obama vs. Jimmy Fallon: The first lady had Jimmy Fallon over to the White House, where they competed to see who is more fit. Push ups, tug-of-war, dodgeball, and potato sack racing ensued (plus, Bo made a cameo). [NBC]

Lemonheads Creator Passes Away: Nello Ferrara, inventor of Lemonheads and Atomic Fireballs, passed away Friday at the age of 93. [Chicago Sun Times]

Junk Food More Common in Suburban Schools: A survey of 4,000 schools found that kids have more access to junk food in private schools, suburban schools, and schools in the South. [Live Science]

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