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Table 100 Wins Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, Aplos at Highland Village and Fuse.Cloud at Landmark Center

Table 100 received a 2018 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in July. Wine Spectator is a food and drink culture magazine that recognizes restaurants worldwide for their wine programs each ...

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Aerospace Firm to Put Headquarters in Mississippi, Hiring 70

Vertex Aerospace, an aerospace company spun off from a larger conglomerate, will make its headquarters in central Mississippi.

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Mississippi Zoo Faces Money Woes, Idea of Temporary Closure

The city council in Mississippi's capital city has approved $200,000 to cover the Jackson Zoo's "depleted" budget.

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Yappy Hour at Char, Fair Trade Green Moving and UnitedHealthcare Laptop Donation

Char Restaurant will celebrate the opening of its new outdoor patio with an event called "Yappy Hour" on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Caesars Launching Sports Betting in New Jersey, Mississippi

Two Atlantic City casinos owned by Caesars Entertainment will start taking sports bets this week, and another two in Mississippi will do so in mid-August.

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Soul Wired in Fondren, Yoga in the Park and Partners Worldwide

Stacey “Soul” Winters, owner of Soul Wired Café, officially reopened her business in Fondren on June 1 following a soft opening in March.

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Zuckerberg Clarifies Stance on Policy for Holocaust Deniers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining to Holocaust deniers after getting some blowback on social media.

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In the Battle for Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast Blinks

In a battle among media giants for control of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment business, Comcast has blinked. The cable and media company said Thursday that it is dropping its bid, ...

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APNewsBreak: Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts in 4Q

Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figure highlights the company's newly aggressive ...

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EU Fines Google a Record $5 Billion Over Mobile Practices

The European Union fined Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for forcing cellphone makers that use the company's hugely popular Android operating system to install Google apps.

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Zea Rotisserie & Bar, Rainbow Community Meeting and Hollywood Feed Flowood

Zea Rotisserie & Bar, a New Orleans-based restaurant chain specializing in Southern cuisine as well as rotisserie and grilled food, plans to open its first location outside of Louisiana in ...

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Frontier Airlines Coming to Jackson, Direct Flights to Denver, Orlando

Frontier, the budget airline that promises to bring its customers "Low Fares Done Right," descended upon Jackson today to announce direct flights to Denver and Orlando. It will begin in ...

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FLEET: Inspiring Jackson’s Creative Professionals

“The only thing that separates an artist and a creative professional is that you get paid for what you do, and if you want to get better, you can come, ...

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Rainbow Co-op Closing, Owners of Froogel's Buy McDade's and SBA Open House

The Rainbow Co-op Board of Directors, which voted to seek Chapter 11 reorganization protection in March, has now decided to close the grocery, which has been open since 1980.

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Starbucks, Citing Ocean Threat, is Ditching Plastic Straws

Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, the coffee chain announced Monday, becoming the largest food and beverage company to do so as calls ...