PepsiCo opposes distillery’s trademarked use of ‘Mountain Dew’

PepsiCo, one of the world’s largest food companies, is in a legal battle with a Tennessee distillery, Ole Smoky Moonshine, over the distillery’s trademark application for the term “Mountain Dew.” PepsiCo filed a Notice of Opposition with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in 2016 opposing Ole Smoky’s trademark for “Ole Smoky Mountain Dew Moonshine.” PepsiCo said that its products […]

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Blackburn Climbs Into Lead In Tennessee Senate Race

Republican Congressman Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., has climbed into the lead in a key Senate race in Tennessee, according to the results of a NBC News/Marist poll. The poll showed Blackburn with a 51 percent to 46 percent lead over former Democratic Governor Phil Bredesen among likely Tennessee voters. The latest results reflect a turnaround from a NBC/Marist poll conducted in […]

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Polls Show Democrats Leading In Arizona, Tennessee Senate Races

Democratic candidates are leading in two closely watched Senate races in Arizona and Tennessee, according to the results of a pair of CNN polls released on Monday. The polls show Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and former Governor Phil Bredesen leading in Arizona and Tennessee, respectively, with Democrats hoping to claim the open seats of two retiring Republican Senators. Sinema leads […]

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WWE Wrestler Kane Wins Tennessee Mayoral Race

Glenn Jacobs, also known as Kane or the “Big Red Machine,” will soon become the mayor of Knox County, Tennessee.  He defeated his opponent, Linda Haney, with about twice as many votes. A professional wrestler since 1992, Jacobs has won several WWE world championships. He’s also long been involved in Libertarian politics through the support of candidates like Ron Paul […]

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How Much Does the US Trade With the EU?

President Donald Trump met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the White House on July 25. Trump said that he “hopes to work something out on a fair trade deal with Europe.”  Just a day prior to the meeting Trump tweeted about the negotiations. In mid-June, Trump threatened to impose a 20% tariff on car imports from the European Union […]

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