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  1. Railroads seek permission to put a single person in charge of miles-long freight trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Brandon Sun

    When American freight trains delivered cargo after World War II, the steam-belching beasts commonly had seven people aboard - an engineer, a conductor, up to four brakemen and a fireman. Trains have since grown much longer, seemingly stretching to the horizon and often taking 20 minutes to pass through a crossing.

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  2. Yum cuts 2014 profit outlook as sales in China slow to recover from food scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Brandon Sun

    Yum Brands Inc. on Tuesday cut its profit outlook for the year because sales in China are recovering more slowly than the company expected after a food-safety scare. Shares of the owner of the Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut restaurant chains fell 5 per cent in extended trading.

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  3. Pizza Hut overhauls menu amid US sales slide; curry and ginger flavoured crusts on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Pizza Hut is letting customers play mad scientist, giving them the freedom to make pies with honey Sriracha sauce or add curry flavour to the crusts. The reworked menu is one of several major moves at old-standby restaurant chains, including Red Lobster and Olive Garden, as they try to adjust to changing tastes.

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  4. Jack Daniel's, Armed Services YMCA helping service members with expenses of holiday travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Jack Daniel Distillery says it's joining forces with the Armed Services YMCA again to help junior-enlisted service members and their families travel home for the holidays. Called "Operation Ride Home," the program started in 2011 and has helped 1,164 service members and their families go home for the holidays.

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  5. Here's how analysts say the government could improve Americans' economic livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 file photo, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky holds a news conference on the day after the GOP gained enough seats to control the Senate in next year's Congress and make McConnell majority leader, in Louisville, Ky. Economists acknowledge that the list of options is limited but say there are several steps President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress can take to further invigorate the economy.

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  6. Obama vows action on immigration, but McConnell warns that's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    President Barack Obama's determination to act alone to change the U.S. immigration system promptly drove a wedge Wednesday into the post-election commitment from the president and Republican leaders to find common ground under the new political alignment. Obama defiantly stood by his pledge to act on his own to reduce deportations, grant work permits and improve border security by the end of the year despite resounding election victories by Republicans strongly opposed to his plans.

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  7. Yum Brands names insider as new head of Pizza Hut's global businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Gibbs, 51, joined Yum in 1989 and is currently the president of Pizza Hut's U.S. business. Yum said Monday that Gibbs will move into his new role on Jan. 1. He replaces Scott Bergren, who is retiring at the end of 2014 after more than two decades with the company.

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  8. Global liquor giants gear up for next round of fight over Tennessee whiskey rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    The passage of several months since a heated legislative debate over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey has done little to mellow the dispute between two global liquor giants and the growing number of craft distillers caught between them. Jack Daniel's master distiller Jeff Arnett on Thursday urged state lawmakers to stick with the state law enacted in 2013 that required any product labeled as Tennessee whiskey to be made from 51 per cent corn, aged in new charred oak barrels, filtered through maple charcoal and bottled at a minimum of 80 proof.

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  9. Delta planes clip wings while preparing to leave Minnesota airport, return to gatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Officials say two Delta Air Lines planes clipped wings while they were preparing to take off from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

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  10. Highlights of ballerina Wendy Whelan's careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Ballerina Wendy Whelan retires this weekend from New York City Ballet after a celebrated 30-year career. Some highlights: 1982: As a ballet student in Louisville, Kentucky, Whelan wins a scholarship to the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet.

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  11. After 3 decades, beloved American ballerina Wendy Whelan prepares to call it a careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    It's a sunny October afternoon, and Wendy Whelan, who's been enthralling audiences for three decades at New York City Ballet, is engaged in her favourite activity: Getting down and dirty in the rehearsal studio, trying to figure things out. She swoops high onto her partner's shoulders, soaring with the music, an otherworldy look on her face.

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  12. Kindred Healthcare buying Gentiva in cash-and-stock deal valued at about $719.6 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Kindred Healthcare Inc. is buying home health and hospice care provider Gentiva Health Services Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $719.6 million, sealing a deal after previous rejections by Gentiva. Kindred will pay $14.50 per share in cash and $5 of its common stock for each share of Gentiva, whose board approved the deal.

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  13. Kentucky freshman defensive end Lloyd Tubman charged with rape, suspended indefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Kentucky freshman defensive end Lloyd Tubman was arrested and charged with first-degree rape Tuesday, and was then suspended indefinitely by the university. Coach Mark Stoops announced the suspension and said in a statement he was "very concerned" about the allegations and everyone involved.

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  14. Police: 1 child hurt, high school evacuated in Kentucky after report of weapons on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Students put their hands on their heads as they are lead out of Fern Creek High School in Louisville, Ky. on Tuesday, Sept.

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  15. Accident board takes up fatal cargo plane crash, focus of pilot fatigue disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    A federal accident investigation board is deciding the cause of a fatal cargo plane crash that has become the focus of dispute between UPS and its pilots union over whether work schedules are causing fatigue and jeopardizing safety. The National Transportation Safety Board was also expected Tuesday to make safety recommendations stemming from the predawn crash, which occurred on Aug. 14, 2013, during a landing approach at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport in Alabama.

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  16. Electrolux to buy appliance division of General Electric in $3.3 billion dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Sweden's Electrolux is buying the appliances business of General Electric for $3.3 billion, boosting its presence on the North American market, the companies said Monday. The acquisition is the largest ever for Stockholm-based Electrolux, ranked as the world's second biggest home appliance maker after U.S. rival Whirlpool.

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  17. Ice bucket challenge charity stunt goes wrong when 4 firefighters shocked by power lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an "ice bucket challenge."

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  18. Husband of Tennessee pilot sues over deadly UPS cargo jet crash in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    The husband of a Tennessee pilot killed in the crash of a UPS cargo jet in Alabama is suing the company that makes equipment used in the aircraft.

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  19. Business HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Though the U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 per cent, the Gallup Organization has found that consumers' view of the economy is the glummest it's been in seven months.

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  20. Global fast food giants' ambitions to grow in China hampered by food safety pitfallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Already China's biggest restaurant operator with 4,600 outlets, KFC is pursuing Chinese consumers so avidly it opens two more every day.

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