News archive from 26 August 2015, page 11

Alleged Va. shooter had history of workplace racism complaints

Alleged Va. shooter had history of workplace racism complaints

Vester Flanagan, the 41-year-old TV newsman and former child model suspected of killing two fellow journalists in Virginia, had a history of raising concerns about alleged racism in the workplace and had been fired from one station in 2000...

 
WDBJ7 TV: Adam Ward was a 'fine photojournalist'

WDBJ7 TV: Adam Ward was a 'fine photojournalist'

MONETA, Va. -- The general manager at the Virginia TV station who lost two employees in a shooting said the victims were "just doing their job" when they were killed. Adam Ward, 27, started at WDBJ7 in the production department, then moved...

 
Daytona Lagoon water park sold, improvements planned

Daytona Lagoon water park sold, improvements planned

Dayton Lagoon water park has been sold to Miami-based United Parks, which has pledged to spend $2 million in enhancements on the Volusia County attraction. "We believe the park has enormous potential, and we cannot wait to bring our experience...

 
Disney using the force of unboxing videos to hype Star Wars merchandise

Disney using the force of unboxing videos to hype Star Wars merchandise

Long ago in a galaxy not so far away, selling toys was a lot simpler. Put a commercial on TV. Lure shoppers to Toys R Us. Today, it's not so easy to attract the attention of digital-savvy kids and their parents, who are watching less television and...

 

From gamer to builder: Madden team lead once drove hours to play college buddies

Seann Graddy has been playing the John Madden football video game series since the early 1990s but for the last 12 years, he has worked for the company that builds it. Graddy now oversees a team of about 120 developers who built the game at the...

 

Frontier Airlines to hire 200 flight attendants in Orlando

Frontier Airlines intends to hire 200 flight attendants based in Orlando and will host a "meet and greet" with prospective employees Friday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Orlando Airport Marriott/Lakeside, the low-cost carrier announced...

 
Like old times, Disney tournament gives former Magic center Greg Kite chance to play

Like old times, Disney tournament gives former Magic center Greg Kite chance to play

As a heavyset man wearing two knee braces ambles his way from one end of the basketball court in front of him to the other, Ian Mahoney holds out his phone. "That's him,'' Mahoney said. The picture on the screen showed former Orlando Magic center...

 

Frontier Airlines to hire 200 flight attendants in Orlando

Frontier Airlines intends to hire 200 flight attendants based in Orlando and will host a "meet and greet" with prospective employees Friday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Orlando Airport Marriott/Lakeside, the low-cost carrier announced...

 
Saying goodbye to summer at Delaware's Jazz Funeral

Saying goodbye to summer at Delaware's Jazz Funeral

BETHANY BEACH, Del. — Marilyn Panagopoulos already knows how she will spend Labor Day — dressed in black and, unfortunately, mourning the loss of a familiar friend. But she won’t be alone. Thousands will join her on the Bethany Beach Boardwalk in...

 
Rieder: Ramos an anchor and immigrants' rights crusader

Rieder: Ramos an anchor and immigrants' rights crusader

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos pulled no punches when he discussed Donald Trump on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 this week. Trump, Ramos said, is "selling hate." The anchor went on to eviscerate Trump's plans for dealing with undocumented...

 
Yahoo exec: Mobile devices drive surge in content consumption

Yahoo exec: Mobile devices drive surge in content consumption

Smartphone and tablet users just can't get enough of their mobile devices. U.S. consumers spend, on average, 3 hours and 40 minutes each day on their mobile devices, an increase of 35% from a year ago in the second quarter of 2014. And that time spent...

 
Patrick Stewart gets 'Blunt' with his son

Patrick Stewart gets 'Blunt' with his son

Sir Patrick Stewart is many things: the legendary star of Star Trek:The Next Generation and the X-Men films,  a celebrated stage actor, and a social media aficionado who mugs around with his buddy Sir Ian McKellen. But right now, on this Thursday...

 
Hey, data data: MLB teams face challenge delivering info to players

Hey, data data: MLB teams face challenge delivering info to players

New Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman is a notorious late-night emailer, and catcher A.J. Ellis will sometimes awake to a series of messages in his inbox from the boss with detailed scouting reports. Ellis said he’s appreciative...

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Google among stocks rebounding from brutal drop

Google among stocks rebounding from brutal drop

SAN FRANCISCO — Google was among a range of top-tier tech stocks to rebound from the week's brutal stock drop, receiving an upgraded buy rating from Goldman Sachs Wednesday. Shares in the Mountain View-based search company (GOOG), which recently...

 

ACA premiums expected to increase by average of 9.5 percent in 2016

Premiums for health plans in the insurance marketplace are expected to increase in 2016, but only in single digits, according to Florida insurance officials. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation announced on Wednesday that the premiums for major...

 

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