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Dickey’s Barbecue opens Thursday in Tupelo

TUPELO, Mississippi — Dallas-based Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens its new store at 11 a.m. Thursday in Tupelo’s Barnes Shopping Center, 3946 N. Gloster St., Suite F. “We have barbecue options in Tupelo, but not the Texas-style barbecue Dickey’s Barbecue offers,” said Jason Ellis, co-owner with Marty Ballard, said in a news release. “The meats are […] [...]

The World-Changer: Steve Jobs knew what we wanted

CUPERTINO, Calif. — In dark suit and bowtie, he is a computing-era carnival barker — eyebrows bouncing, hands gesturing, smile seductive and coy and a bit annoying. It’s as if he’s on his first date with an entire generation of consumers. And, in a way, he is. It is Jan. 24, 1984, and a young […] [...]

Apple says company co-founder Steve Jobs has died

NAME: Steven Paul Jobs BORN: Feb. 24, 1955, in San Francisco DIED: Wednesday at 56. Apple announced his death without giving a specific cause. EDUCATION: Graduated from high school in 1972 and enrolled in Reed College in Portland, Oregon, but dropped out after six months. FAMILY: Wife, Laurene Powell; their three children, Reed Paul, Erin Sienna […] [...]

Pepsi buying back shares for $15B

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo says it will buy back up to $15 billion shares of its common stock through June 2013. The world’s second-biggest soft drink seller previously said today it expects to repurchase about $4.4 billion shares this year. PepsiCo also says it’s boosting its annual dividend by 7 percent to $1.92, likely starting […] [...]

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