FILE - In a Feb. 8, 2012 file photo, a light snow falls on a pink plastic lawn flamingo in Pottsville, Pa. Donald Featherstone, the creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, died Monday, June 22, 2015, at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Mass., according to his wife, Nancy. He was 79. (Jacqueline Dormer/Republican-Herald via AP, File)

Creator of pink plastic lawn flamingo dies at 79

Donald Featherstone was a trained sculptor with a classical art background who created the flamingo in 1957 for plastics company Union Products, modeling it after a bird he saw in National Geographic.

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KFC wants customer to apologize for rat claims

A chicken fried controversy now seems to be settled. Last week a Kentucky Fried Chicken customer made a claim that a chicken tender he had purchased was actually a rat.