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Venue Managers Hosting Free Webinar On Ebola Incident

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

The Int’l Association of Venue Managers will host a free webinar today taking an in-depth look at how venues in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have handled the recent Ebola incident in that market. The discussion will include AT&T Stadium, the Texas Motorplex and the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park, ...

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IS THERE A RIFT BETWEEN SLOC/USOC OVER OPUS' FUND RAISING?

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Tags: Olympics, OPUS, SLOC, USOC

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A SCHOTT IN THE DARK: PRINCIPALS DISAGREE ON REDS DEAL

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THE CURRENT ROLLER-COASTER RIDE THAT IS GOLF EQUIPMENT SALES

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Tags: Finance, Nike, Washington Nationals

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Heat, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, YankeeNets

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BRADLEY CENTER IN NEED OF RENOVATIONS FOR MORE BUCKS?

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Tags: Facilities

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FACILITY NOTES

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Tags: Facilities, New York Mets, PepsiCo, Philadelphia Phillies

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MSG RETAINS HAKINS MEETINGS & INCENTIVES

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Tags: Cablevision, Classified Advertisements, Madison Square Garden, New York Mets, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

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Tags: CBS, ESPN, MLS, NBC, Media, Utah Jazz, Viacom, Walt Disney

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OLYMPIC NOTE

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04/13/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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