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Asked if she’s from the area where she recently opened Mechanicsville Kitchen, an Owensboro, Kentucky diner named for its neighborhood, Tia Johnson pauses briefly.

“Well, my mom is from West Tenth and my dad is from Ninth,” she says, citing the cross streets bounding her business’ block.

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