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Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed fellow comedian

Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed fellow comedian

July 12th, 2014 2:00 am by Associated Press

Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over the highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian. The lawsuit claims Wal-Mart was negligent when a driver of one of its tractor-trailers rammed into Morgan's limousine van.

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Fall elections loom over governors' meeting

Fall elections loom over governors' meeting

July 11th, 2014 6:25 am by STEVE PEOPLES and ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation's governors meet just months before elections thick with presidential implications.

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Twins brew up self-serve beer for All Star Game

Twins brew up self-serve beer for All Star Game

July 11th, 2014 6:14 am by KYLE POTTER, Associated Press

Just in time for the Home Run Derby, Target Field in Minneapolis put in two self-serve beer machines in the stands behind first and third base, letting thirsty fans pick a brew, pour and pay by the ounce.

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European banking scare sends stocks lower

European banking scare sends stocks lower

July 10th, 2014 6:16 pm by Associated Press

On Thursday, the Dow fell 70.54 points, or 0.4 percent, to 16,915.07, erasing most of Wednesday's gains. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 8.15 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,964.88 and the Nasdaq composite fell 22.83 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,396.20.

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Union official: Local coming for Volkswagen plant

Union official: Local coming for Volkswagen plant

July 10th, 2014 1:46 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An official with the United Auto Workers, which suffered a stinging defeat in its attempt to unionize Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee earlier this year, said Thursday that it is forming a new local at the plant.

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Food City CEO expects close vote in Hawkins wine referendums

Food City CEO expects close vote in Hawkins wine referendums

July 10th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

"I think you'd be naive to think, as close as the (liquor) referendums were, that this wouldn't be close too." -- Food city president and CEO Steve Smith

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Bojangles now open in Piney Flats

Bojangles now open in Piney Flats

July 9th, 2014 10:34 pm by Hank Hayes

Bojangles' core menu is the same now as it was at the beginning: Chicken made with a special blend of seasonings and served with hot, fresh buttermilk biscuits and one-of-a-kind side dishes like Bojangles' Dirty Rice and Bojangles' Cajun Pintos.

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Recipe for higher sales: Add fiber, cinnamon

Recipe for higher sales: Add fiber, cinnamon

July 9th, 2014 10:00 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

The Minneapolis-based company is doing things like adding more cinnamon to its Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal and rolling out fiber-packed "better for you" cookies to boost the performance of its brands

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New York police see risks with drones' popularity

New York police see risks with drones' popularity

July 9th, 2014 7:46 pm by Associated Press

Even though it's illegal to fly the devices just about anywhere in New York City without permission, the incidents and breathtaking videos of Manhattan's steel-and-glass canyons and sweeping skyline photos suggest that the rules are being widely flouted.

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Kingsport school system makes number of administrative appointments

Kingsport school system makes number of administrative appointments

July 9th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The city school system has appointed a new principal at one elementary school and made an interim principal at another elementary permanent. The system has also appointed new people over school nutrition and maintenance.

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