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10 new TV shows worthy of a first-night look

...It keeps you guessing what will happen next. MARRY ME (NBC, OCT. 14). Jake and Annie are a modern version of George Burns and Gracie Allen. Annie is flighty. Jake is settled and eternally amused by Annie's zaniness. Except that, unlike...

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Greg Garrison, pioneering TV director, dies

...worked with such stars as Dean Martin, Jack Benny, George Burns and Lucille Ball in a 40-year career, has died...years starring Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Jack Benny, George Burns, Lucille Ball, Phil Silvers, Bob Newhart and Jonathan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/03/ent_449214.shtml
Things to Do
Not feeling young anymore? Get an older neighbor

At my age, flowers scare me. - George Burns How old does a person have to be to be "old"? The National Council on Aging says it is a shifting target, but the general opinion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/12/kir_386960.shtml
Bill Kirby
Scoring cheating is difficult

Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair. - George Burns The biggest issue in Georgia politics this summer seems to be education reform. It has pitted the governor against the state school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/16/kir_291607.shtml
Bill Kirby
Knowledge alters sum of equations in work, romance

...of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending and having the two as close together as possible. - George Burns OFFICE ARITHMETIC: Smart boss + smart employee equals profit Smart boss + dumb employee equals production Dumb boss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/11/kir_380845.shtml
Bill Kirby
Movie buffs bid on wax versions of Hollywood icons

...figures at the museum included likenesses of Bette Davis, George Burns, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Andy Griffith, Brad...his name. He also bought figures of Marilyn Monroe, George Burns, Mary Pickford, W.C. Fields and Jean Harlow that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/14/mov_69619.shtml
Movies
Comedian covers stress, health during symposium

...healthier life. "One of the most healing things in life is laughter," she said, noting that comedians Bob Hope and George Burns both lived to be 100 years old. Symposium speaker Amy Winn, of University Health Care, said more women are dying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/24/bus_398228.shtml
Business
Furyk serves notice that the chase is on

...A day after breaking the 36-hole scoring record, Furyk shattered the 54-hole record of 203, previously held by George Burns (1981), T.C. Chen (1985) and Lee Janzen (1993). If Furyk shoots 71 or less Sunday, he would break the 72-hole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/15/gol_378516.shtml
Golf
Group will teach performance skills

...Americans started out 40 years ago singing on variety television shows with legendary performers, including Bing Crosby, George Burns and Julie Andrews. Former Young Americans include Vicki Lawrence, who starred in the television series Mama's Family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/28/app_377064.shtml
Applause | North Augusta High School
LPGA honors rivals

...Karrie came along. I'm going to try to chase her again." With the perfect timing of Gracie Allen responding to a George Burns straight line, Webb yelled back: "Chase me?" Tumbling from the laughter that followed was the clear message that...

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