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Labor Ready, Tacoma, Wash., to Richards Group, Dallas, to handle its first national ad campaign. The temporary labor company will break an effort tagged "Dependable temporary labor.''

California Pizza Kitchen, Los Angeles, to Grant, Scott & Hurley, San Francisco, for a $1 million ad project in the Los Angeles area. Colby Effler & Partners, Santa Monica, was the previous agency.

Promotions for Disneyland's 45th anniversary celebration year to Co-Opportunities, a division of San Diego shop Flowers Group.

Samsung Electronics, Seoul, will launch a mobile phone with a built-in mini-TV. The phone will arrive in South Korea next month and could hit the U.S. six to 12 months later. The folding phone has a 1.8-inch, high-resolution screen. Samsung will sell the phone to service providers for about $780; Consumer prices will vary with the telecom service provider.

Matsushita Electric Corp. of America's Panasonic brand will mount five giant videoscreens in New York's Times Square for ABC-TV's 24-hour, global millennial broadcast Dec. 31.

Patrick Furey, 44, to president, a vacant post at Rapp Collins Worldwide, Minneapolis, from VP-general manager, Caribiner International, Detroit.

Copyright December 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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