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The Florida Times-Union
LGBT protections stall in Florida Senate committeeTALLAHASSEE | A bill that would bar discrimination in jobs and housing based on
LGBT protections stall in Florida Senate committee
The Florida Times-Union / Posted an hour ago
TALLAHASSEE | A bill that would bar discrimination in jobs and housing based on sexual orientation and gender identity stalled Monday at its first-ever committee hearing in the Florida Legislature, but it is expected to be reconsidered. The Senate... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Activist investor trims Darden share againStarboard Value plans to sell another $153 million worth of Darden stocks, the
Activist investor trims Darden share again
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 hours ago
Starboard Value plans to sell another $153 million worth of Darden stocks, the second time this year that the hedge fund has cut its stake in the Orlando-based restaurant company. Starboard recently owned as much as 9.1 percent of Darden, valued at... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orange considers tightening citizen initiativesIn the three decades since it was written, Orange County's governing document —
Orange considers tightening citizen initiatives
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 hours ago
In the three decades since it was written, Orange County's governing document — its charter — has never been changed by a citizen petition. It almost happened once — in 2014 when voters approved a sick-leave referendum only to have the measure... Read more
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Time
Red Lobster Response to Racy Beyoncé Lyric Displeases TwitterA quick note to the social media folks at Red Lobster: Stop digging. Beyoncé d
Red Lobster Response to Racy Beyoncé Lyric Displeases Twitter
Time / Posted 11 hours ago
A quick note to the social media folks at Red Lobster: Stop digging. Beyoncé dropped the mother of all branding gifts on the seafood chain Saturday, when she surprise-released her new single “Formation” replete with the, um, saucy line, “When he... Read more
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Fortune
The Twitterverse Is Hating on Red Lobster for Lame Beyoncé ResponseA quick note to the social media folks at Red Lobster: Stop digging Beyoncé dr
The Twitterverse Is Hating on Red Lobster for Lame Beyoncé Response
Fortune / Posted 13 hours ago
A quick note to the social media folks at Red Lobster: Stop digging Beyoncé dropped the mother of all branding gifts on the seafood chain Saturday, when she surprise-released her new single “Formation” replete with the, um, saucy line, “When he f*&%... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Olive Garden overhauling company, boosting Darden stockBloomberg News With Chipotle - the one-time restaurant stock of choice -- embr
Olive Garden overhauling company, boosting Darden stock
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
Bloomberg News With Chipotle - the one-time restaurant stock of choice -- embroiled in a bad-burrito debacle (the latest evidence coming Tuesday evening when it released horrendous sales figures), investors are starting to redevelop a taste for... Read more
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The Buffalo News
LongHorn Steakhouse reopens after illness issue is addressedThe Erie County Department of Health said it found no evidence that unsafe food
LongHorn Steakhouse reopens after illness issue is addressed
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
The Erie County Department of Health said it found no evidence that unsafe food-handling practices caused an outbreak of sickness associated with the LongHorn Steakhouse in Cheektowaga. Department officials said that no major food violations were... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Longhorn Steakhouse temporarily closed, to reopen at 4 ThursdayThe Longhorn Steakhouse at 2015 Walden Ave. in Cheektowaga closed abruptly Wedn
Longhorn Steakhouse temporarily closed, to reopen at 4 Thursday
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
The Longhorn Steakhouse at 2015 Walden Ave. in Cheektowaga closed abruptly Wednesday night after some patrons and employees reported having flu-like symptoms. The Health Department inspected the restaurant and “found no violations or concerns”... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Longhorn Steakhouse closed suddenly WednesdayThe Longhorn Steakhouse at 2015 Walden Ave. in Cheektowaga closed abruptly Wedn
Longhorn Steakhouse closed suddenly Wednesday
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
The Longhorn Steakhouse at 2015 Walden Ave. in Cheektowaga closed abruptly Wednesday night after some patrons and employees reported having flu-like symptoms. The Health Department inspected the restaurant and “found no violations or concerns”... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
EEOC: Age-bias suit against Darden could growThe scope of a federal government lawsuit against Darden Restaurants over age d
EEOC: Age-bias suit against Darden could grow
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
The scope of a federal government lawsuit against Darden Restaurants over age discrimination could grow from two people to at least 9,500 applicants, according to the latest updates in the case. It's the first time in the case that an estimated... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
LGBT workforce discrimination ban on slow trackTALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A powerful state senator proved prescient Tuesday when he w
LGBT workforce discrimination ban on slow track
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 13 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A powerful state senator proved prescient Tuesday when he warned that it would take time to pass a ban on discrimination in jobs and housing based on sexual orientation. "This is not going to be an immediate process," Sen. Jack... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The Market Is Scared, but What Are CEOs Saying?Image source: The Motley Fool. Financial markets around the world are going th
The Market Is Scared, but What Are CEOs Saying?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
Image source: The Motley Fool. Financial markets around the world are going through significant volatility lately, and there are growing concerns about the possibility of a global recession making things worse for investors in the coming months. In... Read more
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Investopedia
The World's Top 10 Restaurant Companies (MCD,SBUX)The restaurant sector is generally cyclical in nature with consumer spending. A
The World's Top 10 Restaurant Companies (MCD,SBUX)
Investopedia / Posted 14 days ago
The restaurant sector is generally cyclical in nature with consumer spending. As the economy and wages improve, consumers are more willing to spend their hard-earned dollars eating out at restaurants. However, some companies have positioned... Read more
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Investopedia
Analyzing Chipotle's Return on Equity (CMG)As of Sept. 30, 2015, the end of the third fiscal quarter, Chipotle Mexican Gri
Analyzing Chipotle's Return on Equity (CMG)
Investopedia / Posted 15 days ago
As of Sept. 30, 2015, the end of the third fiscal quarter, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) showed a return on equity (ROE) of 24.04%, a slightly lower percentage than the year’s average from the prior two quarters. In the first and second... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Higher-paying jobs come to Orlando, but challenges remainCentral Florida's efforts to attract more high-paying jobs gained traction as t
Higher-paying jobs come to Orlando, but challenges remain
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
Central Florida's efforts to attract more high-paying jobs gained traction as the economy strengthened last year, but 2016 is expected to reveal whether the region can actually reshape its job market in a meaningful way. There is plenty of optimism,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Darden stake cut by activist investorDarden Restaurants chairman Jeff Smith and his hedge fund Starboard Value is re
Darden stake cut by activist investor
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Darden Restaurants chairman Jeff Smith and his hedge fund Starboard Value is reducing its stock in the Orlando-based casual dining chain, but he doesn't plan to go anywhere. Starboard Value, the activist investor group that took over Darden's board... Read more
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GlobeSt.com
With Spin-Offs Out, What Are REIT Options?Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas will be among the casino-resorts contributed to MGM G
With Spin-Offs Out, What Are REIT Options?
GlobeSt.com / Posted 24 days ago
Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas will be among the casino-resorts contributed to MGM Growth Properties. NEW YORK CITY--Recent guidance from the IRS and the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 may make future REIT spin-offs less... Read more
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Denver Post
Longest cattle rally since 1960s burger boom ends as herd growsA mountain of meat has ended the longest rally in U.S. cattle prices since at l
Longest cattle rally since 1960s burger boom ends as herd grows
Denver Post / Posted 25 days ago
A mountain of meat has ended the longest rally in U.S. cattle prices since at least the 1960s, when baby boomers and McDonald's ushered in the American burger boom. Not only have ranchers added to their herds, but consumers are being inundated with... Read more
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Investopedia
Staples: An Activist Investment Analysis (SPLS, ODP) (SPLS,ODP)Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is an office supply retailer that also maintains an
Staples: An Activist Investment Analysis (SPLS, ODP) (SPLS,ODP)
Investopedia / Posted 25 days ago
Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is an office supply retailer that also maintains an enterprise direct-sales channel. Since December 2014, a hedge fund called Starboard Value LP has been an activist shareholder of Staples. Starboard has pushed for a... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Starboard ups pressure on Macy's to split off real estateMacy's noted that real estate building and operating company Tishman Speyer has
Starboard ups pressure on Macy's to split off real estate
TheStreet.com / Posted 27 days ago
Macy's noted that real estate building and operating company Tishman Speyer has expressed an interest in pursuing a partnership with Macy's related to its four flagship locations. As a result, Tishman Speyer, which has been advising Macy's on... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Darden Restaurants (DRI) Stock Up, Starboard Cuts Stake, Jim Cramer's ViewStarboard is planning on remaining a large Darden shareholder. The Orlando FL-b
Darden Restaurants (DRI) Stock Up, Starboard Cuts Stake, Jim Cramer's View
TheStreet.com / Posted 27 days ago
Starboard is planning on remaining a large Darden shareholder. The Orlando FL-based restaurant company is the parent of the Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze and other restaurant chains. Starboard's stake in Darden stands at 10.3... Read more
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Market Watch
Starboard sells part of its Darden stakeActivist investor Starboard Value LP has pared its stake in Darden Restaurants
Starboard sells part of its Darden stake
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
Activist investor Starboard Value LP has pared its stake in Darden Restaurants Inc. by about 11%, looking to take advantage of the “significant appreciation” in the restaurant owner’s stock price. Starboard’s stake stands at 10.3 million shares, or... Read more
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Investopedia
The Top 5 Mid-Cap Restaurant Stocks for 2016 (PNRA, WEN) (PNRA,WEN,DRI,CAKE,DNKN)Restaurant stocks hope to continue positive momentum into 2016, as consumer dis
The Top 5 Mid-Cap Restaurant Stocks for 2016 (PNRA, WEN) (PNRA,WEN,DRI,CAKE,DNKN)
Investopedia / Posted a month ago
Restaurant stocks hope to continue positive momentum into 2016, as consumer discretionary picks continue to rise with the positive employment trend in 2015. Additionally, restaurants and their investors continue to be encouraged with the industry's... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando area companies hit by stock market slumpSlumping markets drained the stock values for many companies with an Orlando pr
Orlando area companies hit by stock market slump
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
Slumping markets drained the stock values for many companies with an Orlando presence on Thursday. But the companies that own Orlando’s big theme parks escaped the worst of the damage. Major indicators for the market itself, the S&P 500 and the Dow... Read more

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