Disney World

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Jim Melwert
December 11, 2019 - 4:20 pm
A West Chester woman is accused of scamming dozens of people with fake vacation packages, including a cancer patient who wanted to go to Disney World. Read more here.
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Magic Kingdom, Disney World, Orlando, Florida
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CNN
September 25, 2019 - 9:32 am
In a sign that veganism is making its way into the American mainstream, Disney announced that plant-based food options will be added to every dining location in their U.S. theme parks.
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CNN
September 07, 2019 - 10:37 am
Jermaine Bell was supposed to spend his seventh birthday at Disney World. Instead, he emptied his piggy bank to buy hundreds of hot dogs and serve them for free to Hurricane Dorian evacuees.
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John Raoux/AP
May 31, 2019 - 5:20 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters for Walt Disney World's private government say they're understaffed and that poses a safety risk as the Florida theme park resort grows even bigger with this year's openings of a new Star Wars land and air gondolas. "We just don't have enough firefighters...
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Disney is embracing the idea of a $15 per hour minimum wage in its latest contract negotiations with unions — but workers aren't won over yet.
Scott Brinegar/Disneyland via CNN
August 27, 2018 - 10:26 am
By Jackie Wattles (CNN Money) -- Disney reached a deal with unions that would hike the minimum wage for Walt Disney World Resort workers to $15 an hour by 2021, signaling an end to contract negotiations that have dragged on for nearly a year. The agreement, which covers thousands of park and resort...
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August 07, 2018 - 3:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Mouse is getting the full star treatment as the iconic character turns 90 this year. ABC on Tuesday announced "Mickey's 90th Spectacular," a two-hour prime-time special, will air on Nov. 4. The program will feature tributes and never-before-seen short films of The Walt...
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July 26, 2018 - 6:37 pm
By Lindsey Ellefson (CNN) - - The Walt Disney Company plans to eliminate single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all Disney-owned and operated locations by the middle of 2019, the company announced Thursday in a news release. Disney's ban on plastic straws follows similar decisions from...
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Dreamstime
June 03, 2018 - 2:51 pm
By Jackie Wattles (CNN Money) -- Disney is embracing the idea of a $15 per hour minimum wage in its latest contract negotiations with unions — but workers aren't won over yet. Service Trades Council Union representatives in Florida head to the bargaining table this week to discuss the latest offer...
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Through the Ticket Tag system, it links your fingerprint to an admission bracelet that gets you into the park. Disney said each fingerprint is transformed into a unique numerical value.
Steve Butler | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
May 22, 2018 - 9:38 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (KYW Newsradio) — Each year, Disney World gets millions of visitors, and the theme park has collected fingerprints from many of them. But what do they do with this abundance of data? As part of a new admissions system, Disney theme parks collect fingerprint data from visitors who have...
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From Walt Disney World
April 25, 2018 - 11:28 am
(CNN Money) -- The most magical place on Earth is hiring. Disney World is looking for people to fill 3,500 positions ahead of its busy summer season. The resort — which has full-time, part-time and seasonal jobs available on its housekeeping, transportation, lifeguarding and food and beverage teams...
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