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Magician David Blaine endures hunger, ridicule in London

LONDON -- When magician David Blaine organized his latest feat - six food-free weeks suspended...which Blaine-in-a-box dangles from a crane. A former street magician, Blaine, 30, now specializes in feats of endurance. In the past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/16/ent_387913.shtml
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London police arrest man who allegedly taunted magician in a box

...to cut the water line sustaining a magician who hopes to dangle 44 days in a box near Tower Bridge without food. Magician David Blaine reportedly was awakened...said. Blaine, 30, a former street magician from New York, specializes in feats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/17/biz_388196.shtml
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Ga. magician sentenced on porn charges

ATLANTA - A former magician and one-time church youth counselor was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to stalking young boys in public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-07-14/ga-magician-sentenced-
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Magician David Blaine set for new trick

...David Blaine's latest stunt is spending a week living in an 8-foot acrylic sphere filled with water. The 33-year-old magician, shirtless and with an oxygen tube in his mouth, slid into his snow globe-like "human aquarium" Monday at Lincoln Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/02/tel_79695.shtml
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Houdini was our nation's first superhero, book says

LOS ANGELES - When the magician and escape artist Harry Houdini died...family to America. Mr. Kalush, a magician, said that he and Mr. Sloman, an...had a first cousin who was a famous magician in Europe, started early in magic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/24/liv_109631.shtml
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Ray Guy's Hall of Fame fate to be decided on Saturday

...notion of "hang time" to prevent runbacks. No one ever returned a punt for a touchdown against him."He was sort of a magician with the ball off his foot," Shapiro said.Said Kaufman: "He played bigger than his sheer numbers. If you saw him punt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-28/ray-guys-hall-fame-fate-be-de
A message in the magic

...with flash paper, said the minister-magician. "It's a hot trick." The Rev...little children," he said. A good magician needs dexterity, "but it is a skill...was changed into powdery white snow. A magician never reveals secrets outside the ring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/22/rel_328299.shtml
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'Magic' of business is marketing, not product

...of course, is to guess how the trick is done and expose the magician. Unfortunately, I have never been able to do so. I'm always...wrong direction. When I should be looking one place, the magician is waving something shiny in the other hand, distracting me...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/14/bus_408695.shtml
Business
The spotlight: Matt Shafer

STATS: 16, a junior at Augusta Preparatory School WHAT: Magician, mascot, student, athlete HIS STORY: Matt loves practicing...grade and even briefly contemplated becoming a professional magician. Last year, Matt began donning the mascot outfit and leading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/25/xtr_177996.shtml
Xtreme
Smaller tax increase is still increase

...on foolishness through and through. Give me a T for taxes, give me a T for trolleys, too. CITY ADMINISTRATOR Fred "The Magician" Russell tried to sell this year's $24.68 property-tax increase as a reduction, and at least one TV reporter bought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/13/cit_465524.shtml
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