Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Morning Briefing

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Morning Briefing

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Dan Dorfman Gets New Column At Financial World

Dan Dorfman, the controversial stock market columnist and TV commentator who was fired from his job at Money magazine early this year, has found a new forum.

Financial World magazine said Tuesday it hired Dorfman to write a monthly column beginning with its February 1997 issue. Dorfman has not appeared on the CNBC network since suffering a stroke in May. "I'm very gung-ho about the opportunity to once again contribute to a top business publication," Dorfman said in a statement. "I read the magazine regularly and like what it has to say." Dorfman, who turned 66 two weeks ago, was fired Jan. 1 from his a $450,000-a-year job at Money for refusing to reveal confidential news sources to his editor. Associated Press *** Southwestern Bell Begins Its Internet Service Today Southwestern Bell launches its Internet service today with a demonstration at the Tivoli Theater. Bell's services include unlimited use of the Internet for $19.95 a month, billable on a customer's local phone bill. The service includes free connection and set-up, 'round-the-clock customer service and SurfWatch, a software program that blocks unwanted material. Southwestern Bell is offering a free 10-day trial of the service. Customers can sign up by calling (888) SWB-INET or by calling up the Inter net service's home page, http:// www.swbell.net. Post-Dispatch *** Cell Phones To Carry Warnings On Pacemakers Within the next two months, most new cellular phones will carry a label warning customers about the potential for the devices to interfere with pacemakers. The warnings are contained in a plan adopted Tuesday by the cellular industry. Research shows that the potential for such interference is very slight and pacemaker manufacturers are now taking steps to shield their products from cellular signals. …

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