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Michael Eisner working behind scenes to help bring NFL back to Los Angeles

Michael Eisner, an unofficial, unpaid adviser to Mayor Eric Garcetti, has been working behind the scenes to bring pro football back to Los Angeles.
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LOS ANGELES - Disney said Monday that it is buying You­Tube channel operator Maker Studios for at least $500 million as the entertainment giant aims to stay in front of younger audiences who are increasingly watching short videos online.
Disney launches digital movies app

LOS ANGELES - Disney is launching a digital movies app that allows fans to store movie purchases online and play them back over Apple devices and computers.
Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet TV offer; disables ad-skipping DVR function for 3 days

LOS ANGELES - Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.
Disney prepares a toy offensive with 'Infinity'

"Disney Infinity," the ambitious project from the company's interactive division, combines real-life toy figures with virtual worlds.
Annette Funicello dead at 70

...and faith.Funicello died Monday at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., of complications from MS, the Walt Disney Co. said. She was 70 and had dropped from public view years ago."She really had a tough existence," Avalon said...
Apps for babies entertaining, not educational, group says

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is urging federal regulators to examine the marketing practices of Fisher-Price's "Laugh & Learn" mobile apps and Open Solutions' games.
Factory where fire killed 112 made clothes for Wal-Mart, Sears, other

The garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 people were killed in a fire over the weekend was used by a host of major U.S. and European retailers, an Associated Press reporter discovered Wednesday from clothes and account books left amid the blackened tables and melted sewing machines at Tazreen Fashions Ltd.
Angels win Pujols sweepstakes

DALLAS - The three-time NL MVP agreed Thursday to a $254 million, 10-year contract with the Angels, leaving behind a heartbroken fan base in St. Louis.
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INVEST Financial Corp. has signed an agreement with Queensborough National Bank & Trust to become its brokerage and investment services provider.
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