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It's not just you: The lines at fast food drive-throughs have gotten much slower.
The big picture: Customers want fresher food with more customization, and restaurants are struggling to keep up.
By the numbers: Here's the average wait time for a fast food drive-through in 2018, compiled by QSR...
Flashback: Wendy's average wait time in 2003 was less than 2 minutes.
What's next: The chains are hustling to get ahead of this trend.
The bottom line: The days of simple orders, kept warm under heat lamps, feel long past. But the question of whether customers will adjust their patience in response seems less certain.
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Tiger Woods and caddie Joe LaCava on the 13th during a practice round ahead of The Masters.
In an essay for The Players Tribune, Kyle Korver of the Utah Jazz confesses his shortcomings on race and describes awakening to his privilege.