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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.

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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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.
Branson tweeted a photograph Wednesday comparing his stay at the cellar with that of a sleepover, which he used to have when he was a child.
Being away from his wife for three weeks, he couldn't wait a moment more to get home so the then 28-year-old Branson hired a plane and went around the airport selling $29 tickets to all his fellow passengers who were bumped off.
We are always looking for ways to enhance our services and make them more affordable and we think our guest will love our new pricing," said Tom Kubat, owner of Branson Regal.
She pleaded guilty earlier this month to a felony charge of first-degree criminal mistreatment, for failing to ensure that the victim was given her pain medication during her stay at the Branson family's Heart of the Dunes adult foster care home.
Actress Kate Winslet, 37, helped save the tycoon's mum Eve, now 89, from the blaze and Branson fell naked into a cactus fleeing the flames.
Branson lost a bet with Fernandes in 2010 after they wagered whose Formula 1 teams would finish ahead.
Attendees included Eve Branson, Sir Richard Branson, daughter Vanessa Branson, Holly Branson and Freddie Andrewes, newly wed Sam Branson and Isabella Calthorpe, John Cleese and wife Jennifer Wade, British Ambassador to Morocco Clive Alderton, Argentinian Representative in Morocco Pablo Pineiro, family members and supporters of the Eve Branson Foundation from Morocco, the UK, the USA and the Middle East.
However, Branson clearly stated that he is not in talks with any airline in India putting to rest speculation that he was the white knight who would bail out Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher Airline.
I embrace the passion of Sir Richard Branson and wish I worked for his team.
Virgin Airlines CEO Branson is attempting to commercialise flights to space and 'Titanic' actress Winslet has expressed an interest in booking a seat.
Summary: Richard Branson has topped the list of the most powerful Britons on Twitter in The Independent & i newspaper's Twitter 100 list.