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Fading Braves feeling the effects of looking to the future

...was traded to Houston. Justin Upton wound up in San Diego. About 24 hours before opening day, the Braves made another blockbuster deal with the Padres, giving up All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr.Even with all those moves, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-27/fading-braves-feeling-ef
Summer of near-blockbusters isn't all good news for studios

...summer gone, there has yet to be a blockbuster in the $200 million to $300 million...firing people. The string of near-blockbusters, combined with well-performing smaller...Meanwhile, as the slate of non-blockbuster action pictures has shown, it isn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/21/ent_233907.shtml
Things to Do
FDA approves first pill aimed at boosting female libido

...drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.But stringent safety measures on the daily pill called Addyi mean it will probably never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-19/fda-approves-first-pill-aime
Valeant to spend about $1B on maker of women's libido drug

...many of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies tried unsuccessfully to develop a female equivalent to Viagra, the blockbuster drug that treats men's erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow. But disorders of women's sexual desire have proven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/valeant-spend-about-1b-mak
`Star Wars' juggernault began slowly

...changed the way Hollywood regarded blockbusters, special effects and the as-yet-untapped...scholars trace Hollywood's current "blockbuster mentality" to "Star Wars." "That's...McCallum. "There's always been blockbusters - `Birth of a Nation,' `Gone With...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/31/mov_203411.shtml
Movies
`Star Wars' juggernault began slowly

...changed the way Hollywood regarded blockbusters, special effects and the as-yet-untapped...scholars trace Hollywood's current "blockbuster mentality" to "Star Wars." "That's...McCallum. "There's always been blockbusters - `Birth of a Nation,' `Gone With...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/30/mov_203352.shtml
Movies
Video rental store stocks soar

Talk about your blockbusters. With little fanfare, the three...eye-popping returns this year. Shares of Blockbuster, the sector leader with 4,800...ones are expanding their reach. Blockbuster is doing a deal to sell some RadioShack...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/25/bus_315128.shtml
Business
Wide film choices bring record revenue at theaters

LOS ANGELES -- Action blockbusters, family fare and thrillers combined to hoist Hollywood to a record $200 million Memorial Day weekend. "Star Wars: Episode...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/30/liv_348276.shtml
Life & style
'Jumper' is not anchored by any concepts that bring coherence

...zero substance. Director Doug Liman, who has made a huge leap of his own from small 1990s gems such as Swingers and Go to blockbusters such as The Bourne Identity and Mr. & Mrs. Smith , initially offers up what feels like a globe-trotting thriller for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/14/mov_187240.shtml
Movies
Collection of works earned writer fame

...Carolina Heights perch overlooking the riverfront skyline of Augusta, Edison Marshall spun out the historically accurate blockbusters of Viking warriors and swashbuckling Yankee sea captains that made him a best-selling author for the first half of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/08/met_449677.shtml
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