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Questions surround Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic proposal

...the city treasury into the future.Garcetti and organizers behind the Los Angeles bid project the Olympics will be a money-maker."I think it's much, much more probable that we'll have a lot of revenue sources that come from this than worrying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-29/questions-surround-los-a
Kirby: Postcard comes with lesson in proper pronunciation

...Bodiford, of North Augusta, were in San Antonio where "they have the Riverwalk some members of Augusta wanted ? a money maker."Michael and Jackie are headed to Aruba to celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary. Dave and Ruby Boylard are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-30/kirby-postcard-comes-lesson-p
Today's box office pales to 'Gone With the Wind'

...past there is only one movie in our new millennium, Avatar in 2009, that makes the top 15 List of all time movie money-makers.And if you want to know the big winner, the hint is at the top ? Gone With the Wind (1939), which sold $1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-20/todays-box-office-pales-gone-
Some decry padlocks of love in Paris

...many Parisians. French media have given the issue scant attention.City authorities know well that tourism is a major money maker and have no desire to dampen Paris' reputation as one of the world's most romantic retreats.The government of Anne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-26/some-decry-padlocks-love-paris
Augusta Convention Center's numbers better than expected

...of The Augusta Chronicle.Simon, who maintains the new downtown complex attached to Augusta's Marriott isn't a money-maker, but rather an economic engine for the city, said the 36 conventions' 37,625 attendees spent some $10.2 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-28/augusta-convention-cente
Georgia-Carolina fair begins 10-day run

...It's the longest running, continuous, annual event in the area," said fair manager Joe Taylor Jr.It is also a money-maker for area charitable organizations. The Augusta Exchange Club, which operates the fair, donated between $140,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-18/georgia-carolina-fair-begins-
New seats let airlines squeeze in more passengers

...smaller fuel bill because the seats are slightly lighter. It's part of a trend among the airlines to view seats as money-makers, not just pieces of furniture. Add a few inches of legroom and airlines can charge more for tickets. Take away a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-15/new-seats-let-airlines-squ
Stars from 2011 NFL Draft likely must wait for big paydays

...player. Timing is everything, though, for the first draft class of the current CBA. Watt isn't even in the top 30 money makers at his position. Texans general manager Rick Smith, asked in February at the NFL combine in Indianapolis about Watt's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-03-08/stars-2011-nfl-draft-likely-m
Michaux: Conference tournaments have lost their luster

...that's not likely to sit well with conferences like the ACC which consider the conference tournament an essential money-maker in its TV marketing. With plans to take its tournament to Brooklyn in a few years (where more empty seats will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-03-15/michaux-conference-
Manchester United projects record revenue this season topping $660 million

...and 430 million pounds ($686 million) in 2013-14. That would push United closer to Real Madrid, the biggest money-maker in world sport, which reported revenue of 520.9 million euros ($695 million) in 2012-13.United reported a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-09-18/manchester-united-projects-record