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The first ten years

After ten years in business, Learfield had grown considerably but was plagued by debt caused in large part by over a half-million dollar in losses by Missouri Life magazine from '77 to '81.  At the end of the company's ten years in business, October 31,...

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Too big for my britches

Prior to '77 we were rockin' along.  We were slowly growing, and always profitable.  Then we bought Missouri Life, and began losing money month after month.  Almost every entry in the minute book reflects this frustration.  In fact at the March, 1979 meeting Derry suggested finding...

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The Chrysler Deal

One day in 1980 I got a call from the ad agency for Chrysler asking me if I'd be interested in doing a media trade for a Chrysler automobile.  This was in the days when Chrysler Corporation was hurting badly.  The general economy was sour...

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WAC SPORTS NETWORK ANNOUNCES FOOTBALL TALENT

WSN Names Tomey, Glenn, Harbison, Haberman to Broadcast Team; Assigns Crews for First Three Games on Sept. 18, Oct. 2   Englewood, CO. (Sept. 9, 2010) – On the heels of announcing a September 18 debut for "WSN" – the WAC Sports Network – the Western Athletic...

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