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Twitter tunes in to TV partnerships ahead of IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — People don’t just watch TV anymore; they talk about it on Twitter. From the comfort of couches, they share reactions to touchdowns and nail-biting season finales — and advertisers and networks […]

10/07/2013

This 2013 image released by the Parker Family shows Tiana Parker in Tulsa, Okla. Tiana was at the center of a debate over her hairstyle.  (AP Photo/The Parker Family, Marq Lewis)

Schools criticized for bans on dreadlocks, Afros

“Why are you so sad?” a TV reporter asked the little girl with a bright pink bow in her hair. “Because they didn’t like my dreads,” she sobbed, wiping her tears. “I think that they […]

09/25/2013

Bottle tops of Coca-Cola 8 oz. bottles are shown in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Bad weather complicates Coca-Cola’s soda struggles

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola is struggling to sell more soda in the U.S., and it can’t seem to catch a break. The world’s largest beverage maker on Tuesday blamed a confluence of factors including […]

07/16/2013

Country singer Slim Whitman (AP Photo)

Family: Country singer Slim Whitman dies at age 90

MIAMI (AP) — Country singer Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through ever-present TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s and whose song saved the world in the film comedy “Mars […]

06/19/2013

George Zimmer in Men's Wearhouse commerical on YouTube.

Men’s Wearhouse ousts founder, pitchman Zimmer

NEW YORK (AP) — Apparently, Men’s Wearhouse Inc. doesn’t like the way its founder looks anymore. In terse release issued Wednesday, Men’s Wearhouse said it has fired the face of the company and its executive […]

06/19/2013

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

Moment of silence marks 6 months since Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown held a moment of silence Friday for the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on gun […]

06/14/2013

Crazy Domain commercial posted on YouTube.

Pamela Anderson commercial banned in England

Pamela Anderson stars in a brand new TV commercial for Australian company CrazyDomain.com, which was banned in England.

06/05/2013

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Cheerios stands by TV ad showing mixed-race family

NEW YORK (AP) — A mom sits at her kitchen table writing something down when her grade schooler saunters up with a big box of Cheerios. “Mom,” says the girl. “Yes, honey?” mom responds. “Dad […]

06/05/2013

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Coke takes anti-obesity campaign global

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola says it will make lower-calorie options and clear calorie labeling more widely available around the world, intensifying a push against critics who say its drinks pack on the pounds. The […]

05/08/2013

Fred Joyal

Fred Joyal on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with 1-800-DENTIST co-founder Fred Joyal. A leading expert in dental consumer marketing, he is the author of Everything is Marketing: The Ultimate Strategy for Dental Practice Growth.

03/19/2013

Peeps

Hot chicks: At 60, Peeps more popular than ever

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — It’s Easter morning. A boy rouses his younger brother, and they run to the living room to find their baskets filled with — what else? — Peeps.

03/08/2013

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Live action: Twitter grabs Super Bowl spotlight

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce’s splashy show, a freak power outage, and a captivating game combined to generate a record 24.1 million posts on Twitter during Sunday night’s Super Bowl – up from 13.7 million last year and not including chatter surrounding the ads.

02/04/2013

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