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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Paula Deen is making a comeback.

She has created a new company that touts her Southern cuisine.

Paula Deen Ventures will launch less than a year after she lost a television contact and many sponsors over a racial slur.

Her new company includes restaurants, cruises, cookbooks and other Deen products.

Deen is partnering with Najafi Media, a Phoenix-based company which specializes in consumer distribution.

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