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  1. Huge theme park and attractions expo in Orlando highlights big fun for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    How would you like to ride an elevator 120 feet up in the air, then flip head over heels six times as the lift plummets back down to the ground? Or fight good and evil with a laser blaster while dodging a lifelike, creepy-looking Joker? Those are just two of the new theme park attractions opening in 2015, announced this week at The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida. It's the theme park industry's biggest trade show, with 27,000 attendees, 1,000 exhibitors and nine miles of aisles snaking along the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, America's theme park capital.

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  2. Huge theme park and attractions expo in Orlando highlights big fun for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    How would you like to ride an elevator 120 feet up in the air, then flip head over heels six times as the lift plummets back down to the ground? Or fight good and evil with a laser blaster while dodging a lifelike, creepy-looking Joker? Those are just two of the new theme park attractions opening in 2015, announced this week at The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida. It's the theme park industry's biggest trade show, with 27,000 attendees, 1,000 exhibitors and nine miles of aisles snaking along the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, America's theme park capital.

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  3. Red Lobster goes back into its shell, reverses course on non-seafood offeringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The struggling chain on Monday plans to announce another revamped menu that removes dishes including Spicy Tortilla Soup and a Wood-Grilled Pork Chop, while tacking on more dishes featuring lobster. The non-seafood dishes had been added by the chain's previous owner, Darden Restaurants Inc., in hopes of attracting people who don't like seafood as sales declined.

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  4. W.Va. airport drops use of grant to promote PeoplExpress flight, looks for other airlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A West Virginia airport has stopped promoting a PeoplExpress flight and is looking for other airlines to provide the service. The nonstop flight from Charleston's Yeager Airport to Orlando, Fla., was scheduled to begin Oct. 16. Newport News, Virginia-based PeoplExpress suspended flights in late September because of problems that included a shortage of crews and only one plane.

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  5. W.Va. airport drops use of grant to promote PeoplExpress flight, looks for other airlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A West Virginia airport has stopped promoting a PeoplExpress flight and is looking for other airlines to provide the service. The nonstop flight from Charleston's Yeager Airport to Orlando, Fla., was scheduled to begin Oct. 16. Newport News, Virginia-based PeoplExpress suspended flights in late September because of problems that included a shortage of crews and only one plane.

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  6. Olive Garden parent company Darden faces board takeover from activist investorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Last month, Starboard issued a 294-page presentation detailing its criticisms of Darden's management, including Olive Garden's failure to salt its pasta water. Starboard also took issue with how Darden handled its sale of Red Lobster earlier this year.

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  7. Hart begins duties as Braves' interim GM, to discuss candidates with Cox, Schuerholz next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    John Hart kicked off his new role as Braves interim general manager by scheduling meetings that began with the coaching staff on Tuesday and will continue this week with instructional league personnel in Florida. Hart, team president John Schuerholz and special assistant to the GM Bobby Cox plan to meet next week.

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  8. House bill would require outside oversight of VA to cut delays, costs in building hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The House has passed a bill to increase oversight of veterans' hospitals under construction, following a report that some medical centres take three years longer to complete than estimated and cost an extra $366 million per project. Republican congressman Mike Coffman of Colorado says the Veterans Affairs Department's oversight of construction projects is dysfunctional and leads to delayed health care.

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  9. Olive Garden defends breadstick policy, says it's already making changes to fix issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian generosity." The remark is part of a response by the chain's parent company, Darden Restaurants Inc., to a nearly 300-page criticism released by hedge fund Starboard Value last week.

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  10. Too many bread sticks... and that's just the startRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    In a nearly 300-page treatise on what's wrong with Olive Garden and its management, investor Starboard Value suggests the Italian restaurant chain is being reckless with its unlimited bread sticks. The hedge fund notes the chain's official policy is to bring out one bread stick per customer at a time, plus an extra for the table.

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  11. Investor takes Olive Garden to task; critiques chain right down to the breadsticksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    In a nearly 300-page treatise on what's wrong with Olive Garden and its management, investor Starboard Value suggests the Italian restaurant chain is being reckless with its unlimited breadsticks. The hedge fund notes the chain's official policy is to bring out one breadstick per customer at a time, plus an extra for the table.

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  12. Defending champion Julia Potter advances to US Women's Mid-Amateur quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Defending champion Julia Potter won two matches Tuesday at Harbour Trees to reach the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur quarterfinals. The 26-year-old Potter is a reinstated amateur from Granger, Indiana, who played at the University of Missouri.

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  13. Patrick McEnroe steps down as USTA general manager of player development after 6 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Patrick McEnroe announced his resignation Wednesday after 6 1/2 years as the U.S. Tennis Association's general manager of player development. In May, the USTA announced plans for a $60 million tennis centre in the Lake Nona area of Orlando, Florida, and McEnroe said that, for personal and professional reasons, he did not want to be based there full-time.

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  14. Low-fare airline PEOPLExpress offering flights through March, adds service to OrlandoRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Low-fare airline PEOPLExpress says it is offering flights from the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport to Orlando, Florida, starting Oct. 16. PEOPLExpress launched service in June.

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  15. Low-fare airline PEOPLExpress offering flights through March, adds service to OrlandoRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Low-fare airline PEOPLExpress says it is offering flights from the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport to Orlando, Florida, starting Oct. 16. PEOPLExpress launched service in June.

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  16. Graeme McDowell, soon-to-be father, to manage his own business affairsRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The former U.S. Open champion and Ryder Cup star announced Sunday evening that he was leaving Horizon Sports Management at the end of the year and will start managing his own business affairs.

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  17. Business HighlightsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Europe appears on the brink of another recession. Islamic militants have seized Iraqi territory.

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  18. Sideline chatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    In this Dec. 29, 2013 file photo, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, in Cincinnati.

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  19. Orlando drops lawsuit against church, adjusts site for new MLS stadiumRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The City of Orlando is dropping eminent domain proceedings against a church that had been holding up construction of a new downtown Major League Soccer stadium, and is opting instead to adjust its planned location.

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  20. Airport records increase in passengersRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    THE addition of WestJet Encore flights helped to boost passenger traffic at Winnipeg's Richardson International Airport by six per cent in the second quarter of this year.

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