KFC unveils another free-chicken offer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - KFC has cooked up another free offer to
promote its grilled chicken. Only this time, it promises, without
the unwanted side of rainchecks.

KFC's latest freebie will be minus Oprah Winfrey's star power
from a May giveaway. And KFC President Roger Eaton promises there
won't be any of the problems when a free grilled chicken coupon on
Oprah's Web site overwhelmed the chain and some outlets ran out of

The freebie is set for one day only this Monday, when more than
5,000 KFCs will give every U.S. customer a free piece of grilled

This will be the third time in six months that the chain is
offering a giveaway to promote the chicken that debuted nationally
last spring.

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