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Friedman leads from front

In 1755, during the French and Indian War, 23-year-old George Washington was a young officer in the British military. In a famous battle, Indian soldiers ambushed his militia and they came under heavy fire. General Braddock, the commanding officer, ordered his men not to flee and to engage the enemy. Young Washington crisscrossed the front of the battlefield encouraging his ...

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20 years and still growing

  McALISTER’S Deli now has nearly 300 restaurants in 22 states   Twenty years ago, McAlister’s Deli opened its first restaurant in Oxford and quickly became a hit in the small college town for its soups, sandwiches and sweet tea. That restaurant on University Drive was the beginning of what is now McAlister’s Corporation that operates 296 restaurants in 22 states. Thirty-seven ...

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