Posts Tagged 'branson'

Whitaker Publishing heads to Branson

Jeremy Elwood, SBJ ReporterWhitaker Publishing is adding a sixth magazine to its growing list of publications.

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Trim the Fat: Branson group wins big with 931-pound loss

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorMaria’s weight update: -2.2 pounds; total: -10.4 pounds

For those who are trying to lose weight, watching others progress on the same journey can have one of two effects: jealousy or motivation. Because I think jealousy is an unhealthy emotion, I try always to look for the motivation and the lessons that can come from others’ successes on the journey to better health.

When I learned that a group of 44 people in Branson lost a combined 931 pounds during Hometown Radio’s Lighten Up for Life Challenge Two, which ended this month, I was intrigued.

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Branson Airport’s big reveal

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorThe climactic revelation of the airline company that will serve Branson Airport in May will take place Thursday morning at 10. Airport officials have released to the media their plans to name the national carrier this week.

“You won’t want to miss it,” says Gene Conrad, the airport’s deputy director of marketing and air service development. “And bring a camera.”

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Yakov Jumps from Stage to Screen

Matt Wagner, SBJ ReporterBranson comedian Yakov Smirnoff – the fifth and final executive featured in Springfield Business Journal’s Day in the Life series – has high hopes for his TV talk show pilot, which airs at 9 p.m. Saturday on KY3.

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The Branson Experience

Dee Dee Jacobs, SBJ Web EditorRoger Cohen, op-ed columnist for The New York Times, is traversing Missouri to gauge just how Election Day could go next month. He calls the Show Me State “America miniaturized,” because of its ability to vote for the winner in every presidential election since 1904, with the exception of 1956.

Today, we get Cohen’s take on Branson.

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