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Ruby Tuesday to be bought by private-equity firm
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Ruby Tuesday to be bought by private-equity firm

October 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
Ruby Tuesday (RT) is being sold for $2.40 a share, or $146 million, to a fund managed by private equity firm NRD Capital, the company announced Monday. The deal includes the acquisition of all of Ruby Tuesday’s stock...
Has Congress fueled America’s opioid crisis?
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Has Congress fueled America’s opioid crisis?

October 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
WASHINGTON — A federal whistleblower is asking why Congress passed a bill by unanimous consent, with no objections, to limit the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) power to fight opioid abuse.  A “60...
Tesla fires hundreds of workers as part of annual reviews
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Tesla fires hundreds of workers as part of annual reviews

October 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
Last Updated Oct 16, 2017 10:08 AM EDT Tesla Motors fired hundreds of workers even as it’s trying to ramp up production on its new Model 3 sedan. Tesla (TSLA) fired the workers after completing its annual performance...
Martin Shkreli pens letter from prison, on verge of medical “breakthrough”
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Martin Shkreli pens letter from prison, on verge of medical “breakthrough”

October 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 4: Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli speaks to the press after the jury issued a verdict in his case at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, August 4, 2017 in the...
Scott Kelly’s year in space
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Scott Kelly’s year in space

October 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
October 16, 2017, 8:32 AM| In 2015 veteran NASA astronaut Scott Kelly embarked on a historic mission, blasting into orbit to begin his record-setting, 340-day mission to help study the effects of long-term space flight on the...
Tom Hanks’ love of typewriters
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Tom Hanks’ love of typewriters

October 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
October 16, 2017, 8:42 AM| Tom Hanks had his fingertips on the cutting edge of technology in the 1998 movie “You’ve Got Mail.” But his real passion lies in typewriters. “CBS Sunday Morning”...
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