Fans Vote On Minor League Ball Park's Concessions

The West Michigan Whitecaps, a minor league baseball team, wants fans to vote on new concession stand snacks. One candidate is the Twinkie cheese dog. It's a hot dog, stuck in a Twinkie and covered with cheese. The winners will join a menu that already includes a 4,800 calorie burger.

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Elsewhere in today's program, we probe the mystery of why people gain weight as they age. In the meantime, we have this news from Michigan: A minor league baseball team, the West Michigan Whitecaps, wants fans to vote on a new concession stand snack. One candidate is the Twinkie cheese dog. It's a hot dog stuck in a Twinkie and covered with cheese. The winner will join a menu that already includes a 4,800 calorie burger.

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