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ESPN is looking for a win with its new streaming service

ESPN President James Pitaro talks a lot about having a direct relationship with the consumer, even in his own household.

As head of the Walt Disney Co.’s consumer products and interactive media division, he often used his two children as a test market for new toys and gadgets. 74 more words

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James Comey is going to war with Donald Trump

CNN — No one — probably not even Donald Trump — expected former FBI Director c’s memoir about his life and times with the President who fired him was going to be a fun read for the man who calls 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue home. 478 more words

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Georgia Man Sues Former Boss After Butt Dial Costs Him His Job

PHILADELPHIA (CBS NEWS) –  The dreaded butt dial or pocket dial at best can be embarrassing– at worst, it could cost you your job. James Stephens and his wife were at home one night complaining about his boss who overheard because James had pocket dialed him. 385 more words


Lindsey Buckingham Departs Fleetwood Mac

(CNN) — Fleetwood Mac and Lindsey Buckingham are cutting ties.

A representative for the band confirmed to CNN on Monday that Buckingham and the band have parted ways and that he will not be going on tour with them in the fall. 393 more words


ESPN+ service launches April 12

Disney will launch ESPN+, its new sports-focused streaming service, on April 12.

ESPN+ will be the company’s first direct-to-consumer TV service. Subscribers will be able to watch live events from sports like MLB, NHL, MLS, boxing, golf, tennis, rugby, cricket and several college teams. 303 more words

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How to find out if your Facebook data was stolen

Some Facebook users can now see whether their data may have been obtained by political data firm Cambridge Analytica.

On Monday, the social media giant began rolling out a “see how you’re affected”  49 more words

Statewide News

Body Of Missing CDC Researcher Found, Police Confirm

CBS Local — A CDC researcher who went missing over seven weeks ago has been found dead in a Georgia river.

Timothy Cunningham, a commander in the United States Public Health Service and epidemiologist with the CDC, was last seen leaving on Feb. 278 more words