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2014-04-16 12:25:41

Tallest freestanding drop tower in North America, new water thrill rides, and a land dedicated to Cookie Monster on tap for 2014 season ORLANDO, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It may be SeaWorld's 50(th) Celebration, but the surprises are all for park guests. SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio - as well as Busch Gardens Tampa, Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Sesame Place - are welcoming the warmer weather with new rides, attractions and events for the entire family to...

2008-07-14 03:00:02

By Juan Antonio Lizama, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 14--Some Virginia leaders expressed concerns last night about the impact that InBev NV's reported buyout of Anheuser-Busch Cos. will have in the state. "It's a jolt," Hugh Keogh, president and chief executive officer of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, said last night. "We have a great regard for [Anheuser-Busch]. I hope there won't be any distraction or disruption of employment." Keogh said Anheuser-Busch has been a significant...

2008-06-24 09:02:59

By JEREMIAH MCWILLIAMS By Jeremiah McWilliams St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS Nearly two decades ago, Jose Dedeurwaerder, chief executive of a small Belgian brewer called Artois Piedboeuf Interbrew, made a brash prediction: Interbrew would become one of the few truly global brewers in the 1990s. "That is a tall order," opined The Wall Street Journal in 1990, noting the company depended on the small, stagnant Belgian market. Consider the order fulfilled. Interbrew's descendent,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.