The Man Behind Wendy’s

Dave Thomas was born in 1932, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and adopted six weeks later he was adopted by Michigan residents Rex and Auleva Thomas. At the age of twelve, Thomas had his first job as a counterman in a restaurant in Knoxville, Tennessee. It was there that Dave fell in love with the […]
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Building Loyalty with Your Players: How to Get There with a Little Help From the Six Million Dollar Man

The candy-free checkout lane at the grocery store:  an oasis of safety for anyone who has ever had a young child accompany them on a shopping trip and been subject to the “Pleasssseeee can I have a Snickers bar?” barrage.   Being grilled under cross-examination on the stand is a cake walk compared to the persistence […]
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Keystone XL Pipeline

TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline has been the source of great debate in the United States for the last five years.  While President Obama has yet to make a decision on whether or not this oil and gas pipeline is in the nation’s best interest, most of the states have approved the proposed route.  The one […]
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Navajo Nation Makes Healthy Food Tax Free

The Navajo Nation spans over northeastern Arizona, southeastern Utah, and northeastern New Mexico, containing 27,425 square miles, with a population around 175,000. Diabetes is about 2.3 times more common on the Navajo Nation than off. To combat this and the rising problem of obesity, community organizers worked for two years to promote more healthy eating habits on […]
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