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Just in time for finals week, fans can get a Taco Bell SOS Kit delivered to their dorm room, designed to be eaten in bed.

Meet the new Lab37, a subsidiary of CloudKitchens-parent City Storage Systems, which is launching new automated bowl-building technology similar to that of Sweetgreen, Chipotle and others.

The longtime industry veteran was most recently CEO of Long John Silver's, where he had the mission of rejuvenating the brand.

The pizza chain is giving out $500,000 worth of grants to communities for snow plowing services this season.