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Disney World gives sneak peeks on Avatar, Star Tours update

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Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts revealed a peek behind the curtain with construction updates on Pandora-The World of Avatar at Animal Kingdom and Star Tours-The Adventure Continues at Hollywood Studios. The tease by WDW Chairman Bob Chapek came just days after SeaWorld announced major additions to three of its theme parks and two weeks after Universal Orlando unveiled plans for a new water park. The announcements were made Saturday at a fan event called D23: Destination D. The attraction…

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Rick Scott’s big partner for successful Economic Summit — Disney

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In successfully hosting seven presidential candidates in Orlando earlier this month, Gov. Rick Scott had one invaluable partner — Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts. As first reported by the Tampa Bay Times, campaign finance records show that on June 2 – the day of the Economic Growth Summit – the Walt Disney Co. gave nearly a quarter million dollars to Scott’s Let’s Get to Work fundraising committee. The Summit, held at the Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center, drew…

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