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By Brahma Chellaney
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Topic - Brian Kirkendall
A Hoover executive whose wife and mother are big fans of two ABC soap operas that were canceled last week said he is yanking the vacuum-maker's ads from the network in protest.
The unemployment rate fell in two-thirds of the nation's states last month, the latest evidence that the strengthening economy is encouraging many employers to boost hiring.
He wrote that Hoover is also setting up an email address for fans of the shows to voice their displeasure.
"We will discontinue our advertising with ABC this Friday, 4/22," Hoover Vice President of Marketing Brian Kirkendall wrote on the company's Facebook page Monday. "We're making every attempt to pull our spots from these programs sooner."