End of the ICEE Age

Slurpees are in

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Yukon 7-Eleven managers Kevin Piper and Cody Tudor

A decades-old cold, icy drink has changed at 7-Eleven stores.

It is the end of ICEE’s era.

Yukon 7-Eleven managers Kevin Piper and Cody Tudor on Tuesday afternoon displayed the new Slurpee machine at the Vandament and Holly Avenue location.

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7-Eleven stores recently announced that ICEE drinks would no longer be sold at their stores, ending a more than 50-year partnership.

In 1965, 7-Eleven stores in began marketing the icy drink that was invented by Dairy Queen owner Omar Knedlik in 1958.