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COMPANY TOWN: Donna Balancia – CNN Chief Resigns

COMPANY TOWN: Jim Walton, the longtime president of CNN Worldwide, is resigning at the end of the year amid a severe ratings slump at the company’s U.S. flagship channel, CNN. … Continue reading

July 27, 2012

Florida 2012 Sales Tax Holiday – 8/3-8/5

Date Issued: 04/30/12 Florida law directs that no sales tax or local option tax (also known as discretionary sales surtax) will be collected on sales of clothing, footwear, and certain … Continue reading

July 13, 2012

NYT: Simulated Space ‘Terror’ Offers NASA an Online Following

NASA Youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki_Af_o9Q9s By KENNETH CHANG — The video is called “Seven Minutes of Terror,” and describes, with the suspense and cinematography of a movie preview, what will happen next … Continue reading

July 11, 2012

No WESH on Bright House

Notice for Bright House subscribers WESH/WKCF’s carriage agreement with Bright House expired at 11:59 pm on July 9. Unfortunately, notwithstanding our best efforts to reach a new carriage agreement, we … Continue reading

July 10, 2012

Pressing Press Trips

Editor’s note: Travelllll.com suggests respect for the travel blogger is long overdue… While we’re on the subject of freebies, let’s take a quick look at press trips. If you’ve never … Continue reading

July 10, 2012

Hollywoodtoday.net Founder Jeffrey Jolson found Dead in L.A.

Hollywood, CA (Hollywood Today) 6/23/12/ — Hollywood Today sadly announces that it’s founder, veteran Hollywood reporter Jeffrey Jolson died today at his home in Los Angeles, CA. Our entire family … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

Aussie coroner agrees dingo took baby in 1980 case

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The dingo really did take the baby. Thirty-two years after a 9-week-old infant vanished from an Outback campsite in a case that bitterly divided Australians and … Continue reading

June 12, 2012

State of Port Canaveral speech

May 21, 2012

Checking In? Hidden Ways Hotels Court Guests Faster

By ANDREA PETERSEN, WSJ — Hotels are amping up their efforts to make a good first impression. The goal: Dazzle guests during the first, crucial 15 minutes of their stay—or at … Continue reading

April 18, 2012

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