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10 hrs ago | SFGate

Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

In this June 18, 2014 file photo, the map app on new Amazon Fire Phone is demonstrated in Seattle.


Related Topix: Amazon, us Travel, Seattle Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Space Needle, Audible, Media, IT Services, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, Yelp, iPhone and iPad App

15 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

Earnings Snapshot: Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX), Allergan, Inc. ...

Six Flags Entertainment Corp surprised the Street, when along with its second quarter earnings, it announced that it would be laying off 1,500 of its workers as part of its "stockholder value enhancement" initiative.


Related Topix: Allergan, Biotech, Banking, Six Flags, FLAG Financial, Financial Services

19 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Survey Finds New School Lunch Guidelines Aren't Resonating with Parents

As the debate on school lunch reform continues to rage on at the national and state government level, a new survey found that less than six percent of parents feel the recent reforms have resulted in any meaningful healthy changes in the foods served to their children.


Related Topix: Life Time Fitness, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Health Club

23 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

5 ways you can still get busted for pot in Colo., Wash

Packets of a variety of recreational marijuana named "Space Needle" are shown during packaging operations at Sea of Green Farms in Seattle on July 1. / Ted S. Warren, AP While Colorado and Washington have legalized recreational marijuana for adults, don't consider it a free-for all.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Space Needle, Washington, Washington Government

Yesterday | Skift

Six Flags Parks Attract Fewer Visitors, But Higher Spending in Q2

Six Flags will likely make up for the drop in guests in the third quarter, its busiest month, and see the double effects of higher visitation and spend before the end of the year.


Related Topix: Six Flags

Yesterday | Hotel News Resource

Summit Hotel Properties Appoints Two Independent Directors

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. today announced Mr. Jeffrey Jones and Mr. Kenneth Kay have been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, which now includes seven members, five of whom are independent, including Messrs.


Related Topix: Startups, Summit Entertainment, Summit Partners, Vail Resorts, Colorado, Las Vegas Sands, Gaming, Hotels

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Why Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) Stock Is Falling Today

Six Flags also reported an 8% decline in park attendance. However, the company announced a 5% increase in adjusted EBITDA to $145 million for the most recent quarter, compared to $138 million from the 2013 second quarter.


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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The Red Flags at Six Flags: Why It's Time to Get Off the Roller Coaster

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is a name we all know and most of us probably love.


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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Summer bummer: Six Flags attendance tanks

Only 8.2 million people went to one of Six Flags' 18 parks in April, May or June.


Related Topix: Cedar Fair LP, Economics News, Bankruptcy

US stock slip to start the week; Six Flags sinks

Hasbro and Six Flags sank after their results disappointed investors. Concerns over tensions between Russia and the West weighed on other markets.


Related Topix: Six Flags, Backflip Studios

Business Journal

Six Flags Entertainment Corp. reports record revenue during Q2

Six Flags Entertainment Corp., the Grand Prairie-based theme park company, announced Monday that it had record financial performance in the second quarter with adjusted earnings up 5 percent and revenue up 4 percent.


Related Topix: Six Flags

Daily Herald

Jazzercise: Still evolving after 45 years

"I hear it," a woman proclaimed, and then darted down a hallway at the Washington Hilton.


Related Topix: Jazzercise, Health Club, Pop/Rock, OneRepublic, Northwestern University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Theme park CEO says job is about making memories

It's not the most exciting part of the park along Lake Erie that boasts 17 roller coasters, but he thinks these little extras will keep families coming back.


Related Topix: Cedar Fair LP, Ohio, Education

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

CITGO and Six Flags over Georgia are Fueling Good with Summer Discounts and Exclusive Benefits

Local Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee CITGO Marketers Provide Customers with Six Flags PerksSOURCE: CITGO Petroleum Corporation DESCRIPTION:ATLANTA, July 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its local CITGO Marketers in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee are giving loyal customers discounts on park admission to Six Flags Over Georgia ... (more)


Related Topix: Six Flags, CITGO Petroleum, Oil & Gas, Energy, Austell, GA, Cobb County, GA

NBC Dallas

Inspection Records at Six Flags Raise Questions

Inspection records for amusement rides at Six Flags over Texas raise questions about transparency and the laws that govern inspections.


Related Topix: Six Flags, Texas

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson ONE is a real thriller

We watched the videos. We studied those moves. They're all legendary. Five years have passed since Michael Jackson left us, but his music and mega superstar persona live on.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Cirque du Soleil, Theater, Arts, The Jackson 5

The Jersey Journal

'Marvel Universe Live!' show blows away sibling team who penned script

The cast of characters pose for a picture for the new "Marvel Universe Live!" show which will be at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia beginning on July 24. When Adam Wilson and Melanie Wilson LaBracio were approached by Feld Entertainment to attend a "very top secret" meeting, they had no idea what they were getting into.


Related Topix: Feld Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Erie Times News

Cedar Point aims to create memories

Standing in the shadows of a $30 million roller coaster that flips, drops and spins its riders, the head of the nation's fourth-biggest amusement park company points to another addition at Cedar Point he's proud of too -- a shady spot to relax and munch on taffy and fudge.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Cedar Fair LP


Alarm Capital Alliance's Amy Kothari Named Philadelphia SmartCEO Brava! Award Winner for 2014

Philadelphia SmartCEO's annual Brava! Awards, recognizing the distinguished achievements of 25 top regional female leaders, has announced this year's winners, including Alarm Capital Alliance's President and CEO Amy Kothari.


Related Topix: NutriSystem

The Salinas Californian

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BUSHWACKED Cowboy Mike Lee thrown after only 4 seconds by retiring bull with 97 percent buckoff rate.


Related Topix: Professional Bull Riders, Salinas, CA


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