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  • INDIANAPOLIS— Indiana could ban powdered alcohol before it even has a chance to hit store shelves, as a House committee voted unanimously Wednesday not to allow the new product's sale, purchase or even possession in the state. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, earlier this month approved the sale of the powdered alcohol product, Palcohol.

  • Nissan to build $160M supplier park at Tennessee plant Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 5:09 PM ET

    "Nissan has continued to invest in Tennessee because you have created a business environment that encourages growth and innovation," Munoz said at a ceremony at the state Capitol. Bill Haslam noted that Nissan has more than 12,000 Nissan employees between its Smyrna complex and an engine plant in Decherd. Nissan's year to date market share was 9.3 percent at the...

  • AP to bolster coverage, offer more affordable rates Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee— The Associated Press is taking steps to bolster its news coverage while also offering more affordable rates, the AP's president and CEO told a group of news executives on Tuesday. CEO and president Gary Pruitt said the AP is working to shore up its staff, put more stories on the wire, improve its news coverage and invest more in video, a...

  • NEW YORK— A New York City auction is offering fans the chance to own Elvis Presley's custom-designed tour bus featuring nine sleeping berths. Julien's Auctions of Beverly Hills says the 1976 bus is among 200 Elvis-related items at its May 16 "Music Icons" sale at the Hard Rock Cafe New York. The pre-sale estimate is $100,000 to $200,000.

  • ANDERSONVILLE, Tenn.— If you're looking for pizza along a lonely southern highway, your best bet may be the same place you fill your car with gas. It has installed its pizza ovens at so many gas stations and convenience stores that it has more U.S. locations than either Domino's or Pizza Hut. The Hunt Brothers outlet at the Rightway Foodmart in Andersonville,...

  • Dickel master distiller leaving to head Popcorn Sutton Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.— A central figure in the public dispute between the Jack Daniel's and George Dickel distilleries over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey is leaving to head up a brand named after a legendary moonshiner. Dickel is owned by British conglomerate Diageo PLC, which has led a heated legislative fight seeking to overturn the state's newly...

  • WARSAW, March 16- U.S. media group Scripps Networks Interactive agreed to buy a majority stake in Polish broadcaster TVN for 584 million euros, gaining a foothold in a TV advertising market where revenues beat the global average and grew 6 percent last year. Scripps, which owns the Travel Channel and the Food Network, said it would buy the 52.7 percent stake in...

  • Scripps to take controlling stake in Poland's TVN Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 7:43 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Scripps Networks is buying a controlling interest in Poland's TVN for about $613 million in cash, expanding the footprint of the U.S. the television company in Europe. Two years ago, Scripps acquired Travel Channel International Ltd., a U.K. concern that runs the Travel Channel in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Scripps Networks Interactive Inc.,...

  • Young adults want news every day, survey shows Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 3:33 AM ET

    Of those, 40 percent do so several times a day, according to the poll, conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute. "I don't think people would expect us to know what we know," says Erica Quinn, a 24- year-old college student in Gainesville, Florida, who participated in the survey. The findings were to be...

  • Hundreds of drivers lost a total of at least $5 million worth of bonuses that were offered last month in promotional programs around the nation, according to lawyers who filed the fraud and breach-of-contract lawsuit on Wednesday in San Francisco. San Francisco- based Lyft, previously known for the giant pink mustaches that graced the front of participating...

  • House leaders work toward bipartisan Medicare deal Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 2:13 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— In a rare show of unity, top House Republicans and Democrats are working toward an agreement permanently revamping how doctors are paid for treating Medicare patients, a package that lobbyists said would cost $200 billion or more and be largely financed by adding to the federal deficit. But in an unusual joint statement, both parties' leaders on two...

  • NEW YORK, March 9- A federal judge on Monday said FedEx Corp must face claims that it violated federal law by delivering contraband cigarettes in New York, cheating the state and New York City out of millions of dollars of excise taxes. District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan denied FedEx's bid to dismiss claims it violated an anti-racketeering law and the...

  • WASHINGTON, March 4- The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday on a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law, but no clear majority was immediately apparent in the case that takes aim at a pivotal part of the statute providing tax subsidies to help people afford insurance. A couple of dozen demonstrators from the conservative...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- U.S. stocks edged down late in Friday's session on the last trading day of February, led by technology stocks, but oil prices rebounded for their first monthly gain since June. European shares broke multi-year records ahead of the European Central Bank's planned moves to stimulate growth. The Nasdaq was the weakest of the three major U.S. indexes,...

  • Q4 GDP revised lower to 2.2 pct. NEW YORK, Feb 27- U.S. That marked a downward revision from the 2.6 percent pace estimated last month, the Commerce Department said.

  • *Nissan working on plan to utilise Japan capacity- exec. "The key word is flexibility," Jose Munoz, executive vice president at Nissan and chairman of its North American arm, told reporters at Nissan's headquarters in Yokohama. With recent and upcoming model launches in the United States such as the Murano sport-utility vehicle, Maxima sedan and Titan pickup truck,...

  • *Traders focus on higher U.S. core CPI for Jan. NEW YORK, Feb 26- U.S. Well this piece of data was fine, it was roughly as expected, and so now I can be slightly less defensive, "' said Jim Vogel, interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • Viking boats to cruise Mississippi River Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 5:22 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS, Feb 25- Viking Cruises Ltd will establish its first North American beachhead, a homeport in New Orleans, and will offer cruises up the Mississippi River starting in 2017, the company and Louisiana officials announced. The company- whose boats ply the rivers of Europe, Russia, China, Southeast Asia and Egypt- will begin cruising the Mississippi with two...

  • Hutton, will join Barclays PLC's wealth and investment management division in the Americas next month as general counsel, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday. "It's been a memorable journey," McKay wrote in a memo to Dominick employees, adding that he accepted Barclays' offer "after much tortured thought." The bank's former chief executive, Robert Diamond,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- Tough questions aimed at Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen from a rising force in the Democratic Party on Tuesday showed how the U.S. central bank is facing increasing pressure from both sides of the political aisle. "I urge you... to assess whether the leadership of the Fed's staff is on the same page as the Federal Reserve Board," Senator...