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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal judge says a lawsuit targeting the truck-stop chain owned by Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is headed for mediation. The suit claims Knoxville-based Pilot Flying J fraudulently withheld fuel rebates and discounts from customers.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - A Tennessee company that runs the amusement park called The Track in Pigeon Forge says it wants to open a theme park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina by 2016. The Track Family Recreation Center also operates a family amusement park in Destin, Florida, and its proposal for South Carolina will be debated by officials there next month.

ALTAMONT, Tenn. (AP) - State and local officials say they are destroying tens of thousands of large marijuana plants found on a Grundy County tree farm. The sheriff's office in Grundy County says the eradication effort began Wednesday night and was ongoing Thursday.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A judge has ordered the Kellogg Co. to put employees at its Memphis, Tennessee, cereal production facility back to work. The ruling on Wednesday came after the National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint in March against the company related to a lockout of about 220 employees.

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