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Branson,

city (1990 pop. 3,706), Taney co., SW Mo.; inc. 1904. The primarily residential city's economy is based on tourism, especially to theaters offering live, often lavish country-music shows. With over 30 entertainment theaters, Branson draws millions of visitors annually. Other attractions include the Veterans Memorial Museum, the Roy Rogers–Dale Evans Museum, a scenic railroad, lakes, and caverns. Nearby is the College of the Ozarks.
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Branson

Sir Richard. born 1950, British entrepreneur. In 1969 he founded the Virgin record company, adding other interests later, including Virgin Atlantic Airways (1984), Virgin Radio (1993), and the Virgin Rail Group (1996): made the fastest crossing of the Atlantic by boat (1986) and the first of the Pacific by hot-air balloon (1991)
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"That night, I'm told, we had a party that none of us can remember," quipped Branson, wearing a black leather jacket, jeans and open necked white shirt.
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Appealing for information to help identify the conman, Branson said he suspected the same person had later impersonated him to steal $2 million from a friend of his by pretending to raise funds for people affected by Hurricane Irma.
EDT Wednesday, Branson's son said they survived the natural calamity by taking shelter in the wine cellar on Necker island, however, the storm destroyed a lot of the buildings, reports said.
For Sir Richard Branson, it was last-minute flight cancellations that caused him to start Virgin Airlines.
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Branson's girlfriend, 49-year-old Florence resident Lorraine Rodriguez Carr, was sentenced to two years' probation in the case.
For a government-owned company, one can just about get away with losing 3 percent of their clients, but for a private company you can't really lose anybody, Branson asserted.
Richard Branson says he is ready to rocket himself and his family into space by this summer as Virgin Galactic puts the finishing touches on its commercial space flights.
Branson was named temporary head of Swiss financial regulator FINMA when its chief executive Patrick Raaflaub stepped down last Wednesday.