beverage and tobacco products manufacturing

November 30, 2017 - 1:23 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County plans to settle a lawsuit from an augmented-reality game developer that challenged an ordinance requiring developers to get local permits for apps like Pokemon Go to be played in parks. Under the settlement agreement, the county won't enforce its rule and will pay...
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November 29, 2017 - 6:40 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The top executive of tobacco giant Reynolds American Inc. will step down after one year in the role. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that Reynolds' parent company, British American Tobacco PLC, said Tuesday that 46-year-old Debra Crew will depart as CEO at year's end,...
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In this Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 photo, Chobani yogurt cups are displayed in New York. Chobani, the company that helped kick-start the Greek yogurt craze, is shrinking those words from its label as it hints it may expand beyond that food in an increasingly crowded yogurt market. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 28, 2017 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani, the company that helped kick-start the Greek yogurt craze, is shrinking those words on its label as it may expand beyond that food in an increasingly crowded yogurt market. The new look, which will show up in supermarkets this week, removes "Greek Yogurt" from underneath...
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November 23, 2017 - 6:38 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One of Finland's largest food companies is selling what it claims to be a first: insect bread. Markus Hellstrom, head of the Fazer group's bakery division, says one loaf contains about 70 dried house crickets, ground into powder and added to the flour. Hellstrom says the...
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FILE - This Friday, April 7, 2017, file photo, shows cigarette butts discarded in an ashtray outside a New York office building. Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies are returning to prime-time television, but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a judge ruled that the companies had misled the public about the dangers of cigarettes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 21, 2017 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11...
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November 20, 2017 - 11:13 am
HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. says it plans to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a $300 million project that is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs when the facility begins operations in late 2019. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company said Monday that the new...
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks with Vice President Mike Pence as he departs Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Trump urged House Republicans Thursday to approve a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as the party prepared to drive the measure through the House. Across the Capitol, Democrats pointed to new numbers showing the Senate version of the plan would boost taxes on lower and middle-income Americans. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 18, 2017 - 3:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House. Want to toast the anticipated tax win with...
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November 16, 2017 - 8:31 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina farm company is expanding operations and will create 150 new jobs. McCall Farms announced Wednesday it will spend $35 million to expand its operations in Effingham in Florence County. McCall Farms produces fresh canned vegetables and fruit. The company has 2,...
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November 16, 2017 - 4:27 am
MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — A community college is helping North Carolina turkey farmers process their birds in time for the holidays after the only Animal Welfare Act-approved poultry processing facility in the region closed last month. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the Western Piedmont Community...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016 file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. Hannity has put Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on notice: explain "inconsistencies" in his response to allegations of child molestation or exit the Alabama race. Hannity, on his show Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, gave Moore 24 hours. "We deserve answers _ consistent answers _ and truth," he said. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 15, 2017 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — While Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity called on his supporters to stop smashing Keurig coffee makers to protest a decision to stop advertising on his show, it remains unclear whether Keurig will actually return as a sponsor. Hannity and a liberal lobbying group's effort to choke off...
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