LIMESTONE, Maine (AP) — Maine is launching a new push to revitalize a former Air Force base in the northern part of the state.
Loring Air Force Base in Limestone closed in the 1990s. It was redeveloped into Loring Commerce Centre.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ann Turner Cook, whose cherubic baby face was known the world over as the original Gerber baby, has died. She was 95.
Gerber announced Cook's passing in an Instagram post on Friday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The city of Baton Rouge is looking for more police officers and Police Chief Murphy Paul said officials will be trying something new — a broad marketing campaign — to get them on board.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Office of Tourism announced Monday that the state is launching a $1 million winter tourism marketing campaign designed to help the industry, which has been hit hard during the pandemic.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Pure Michigan is marketing the state’s upcoming winter season in an advertising campaign running in key regional and state markets.
The Still Pure Michigan campaign is expected to run through the end of February and use broadcast and connected television, online video and digital ads, and social media, the Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Connecticut tourism officials plan to spend more money than usual promoting the state's fall foliage in an attempt help the industry rebound from the pandemic.
Gov. Ned Lamont helped launch the $1.4 million “Full Color Connecticut” marketing campaign Friday, which he said will link leaf peeping to other attractions across the state.
BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — Cattle producers for 35 years have been bankrolling one of the nation's most iconic marketing campaigns, but now many want to end the program that created the “Beef. It's What's for Dinner” slogan.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has hired former Marriott International and Walt Disney Co. marketing leader Karin Timpone as executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
Timpone will report to MLB chief operations and strategy officer Chris Marinak in heading the league's global marketing campaign, according to a statement from the league Tuesday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A state agency said Friday it will work with private organizations to encourage more elderly and disabled people to get vaccines for COVID-19, which is on the rise in Alabama as the state's inoculation rate trails the nation.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is changing its corporate logo and launching an electric vehicle marketing campaign to reshape its image as clean vehicle company, rather than a builder of gas-powered pickups and SUVs...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s new tourism marketing campaign is promoting what the sparsely populated state has plenty of: elbow room.
Among the least-visited states in the nation, North Dakota’s tourism agency on Tuesday unveiled a $2.9 million campaign touting the state’s wide-open spaces, and outdoor recreational opportunities.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kentucky launched a marketing campaign to coax Illinois companies to move across the border with promises of lower taxes and better weather...
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WESTFORD -- An upcoming marketing campaign run by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will have a distinctly Nashoba Valley Technical High School flair to it.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's no longer nice, at least in its next tourism campaign. The new sales pitch has a decidedly self-deprecating bent: "Nebraska...
NEW YORK (AP) — CoverGirl executive Ukonwa Ojo was struck when the team from an ad agency entered the room to pitch ideas for revamping the cosmetic company's image. For the first time in Ojo's more than 20-year career in business, she found herself working with an African-American creative director...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Billboards featuring Melania Trump and the slogan "just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English" were removed Tuesday from the Croatian capital after her lawyer threatened a lawsuit...
As future relations between the United States and Mexico remain uncertain, McAllen and agencies that work with the city, are pushing stronger than ever south of the border market Semana Santa beginning on Sunday.
In a surprising landslide, town funding for a Greenwich marketing campaign was approved in a 10-2 vote by the Board of Estimate and Taxation on Monday evening.
The vote showcases the town’s favor for First Selectman Peter Tesei’s leadership, said Sabine Schoenberg, a local Realtor and leader of the initiative as an appointed member of the Greenwich economic advisory committee.
Dramatic changes in media have prompted the North Platte/Lincoln County Convention and Visitors Bureau to be proactive in how it markets the area’s attractions.
On Friday afternoon, Lisa Burke, the bureau’s executive director, rolled out a new ad campaign intended to reach a broader audience.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos...
Whether the town will contribute $30,000 to a private-public partnership that markets Greenwich’s positive points will come down to a vote Monday.
Greenwich’s Board of Estimation and Taxation will vote on the town budget, which includes the $30,000 for now, at a meeting Monday evening, and on Thursday supporters and detractors made their arguments.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects...
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NEW ULM - A New Ulm marketing campaign intended to "bring in the next generation of workers" to New Ulm was the most popular idea proposed at the New Ulm Visioning Conference this week.