CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of Chicago-style pizzas are headed overseas to members of the military in time for Super Bowl Sunday.
The nonprofit group Pizza 4 Patriots has been sending pies to service members since 2008. Their mission is to bring service members the comforts of home while they're deployed.
Gov. Pat Quinn has partnered with the group and DHL Express for the project.
Officials announced Tuesday that 21,000 pizzas will be shipped to Afghanistan and Kuwait. The pizzas are frozen and packed with dry ice. They will be ready to bake when they get to service members. The pizzas come from Great Kitchens in suburban Chicago.
Quinn's spokeswoman says no state funds were used for the project.
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The North Carolina Department of Transportation says dredging beneath the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge will likely begin Friday afternoon.
State police is conducting a criminal investigation after a vehicle crashing into a residence on the Eastern Shore.
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