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3 rehabilitated manatees released in Florida Keys

Nov. 30, 2022 03:12 AM EST

KEY COLONY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Three adult male manatees rescued from waters in the Florida Keys earlier this year have been returned to a Keys canal after being treated and rehabilitated at SeaWorld Orlando. Personnel from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission,...

Macao awards casino licenses to MGM, Sands, Wynn, 3 others

Nov. 26, 2022 03:13 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Macao has tentatively renewed the casino licenses of MGM Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts and three Chinese rivals after they promised to help diversify its economy by investing in non-gambling attractions, the government said Saturday. The announcement is...

Disney picks developer for affordable housing project

Nov. 16, 2022 11:33 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World has picked a developer to construct and operate an affordable housing development on 80 acres of land donated by the entertainment company, company officials said Wednesday. The Michaels Organization will build, own and operate the 1,300-unit...

Disneyland adds dolls in wheelchairs to 'It's a Small World'

Nov. 11, 2022 21:10 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disneyland on Friday added two new characters in wheelchairs to its iconic “It’s a Small World" attraction, saying it wanted a "more accurate representation of diversity around the world.” The animatronic dolls are among some 300 costumed dolls...