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Save Your Local Theme Park?

Robert Niles at Theme Park Insider writes passionately about why it’s important not to stop attending your local theme park just because you read in the news that it is struggling financially. Robert is specifically talking about Six Flags, but … Continue reading

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End may be near for GM’s sponsorship at EPCOT

General Motors is in the red and leaking money faster than a fleet of speeding Corvettes burn through gas. Last week the papers even ran a story saying that financial auditors may be forced to declare the company ‘not a … Continue reading

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Bad Economy Strikes Downtown Disney Orlando

I should have left my big mouth shut, no sooner than I mention that Downtown Disney Orlando had so far escaped the recession without loosing a tenant, than Virgin Megastores announces that all their locations, including the Downtown Disney one, … Continue reading

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Layoffs grow wider at the Mouse House

There’s never a good time to be laid off from one’s job. But in a down economy when jobs are melting away across the spectrum, it’s particularly bad. So it goes without saying that our thoughts here at The Disney … Continue reading

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Cuts Coming?

There’s not a whole lot to this story in the Los Angeles Times that The Walt Disney Company is facing cuts.  But it is enough to scare those working for the mouse.  Staff writers Dawn C. Chmielewski and Meg James … Continue reading

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