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Sabol, NFL Films president and innovator, dies from brain cancer

...the Pro Football Hall of Fame last year. The two received the Lifetime Achievement Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2003."We see the game as art as much as sport," Steve Sabol told The Associated Press before...
Filmmaker Greenspan never lost his passion for Olympics

Bud Greenspan, the filmmaker whose documentaries often soared as triumphantly as the Olympic athletes he chronicled, died Saturday at his home in New York City. He was 84.
Olympics | Other sports | Sports
New Augusta mayor sworn in

New Augusta Mayor Bob Young will meet his first challenge as the city's chief executive today when he presides over his first Augusta Commission meeting. Commissioners are expected to elect a mayor pro tempore at the 2 p.m. meeting on the eighth floor of the Municipal Building. Mr. Young was sworn in Monday during a freezing noon ceremony in front of the Municipal Building on Greene Street. He departed from his prepared remarks to tweak his political opponents.
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
East, West Coast TV academies war over commercial Emmy

LOS ANGELES - A lot of people would just as soon skip over TV commercials - including the East Coast wing of the television academy. It wants to zap the new Emmys that will be handed out this year for commercials, saying the awards honor mere commerce, not culture. Two Levi's jeans ads and commercials for Nike, HBO and General Motors' electric car were nominated July 24 by the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
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Mr. Television is still going

...20 minutes of such gags and shtick did Mr. Berle return the favor, as the New York chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recently gave "Mr. Television" his first Lifetime Achievement Award. Attendees, each of whom...
East, West Coast TV academies bury hatchet

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'Young and the Restless' leads way in Emmys; Lucci up again

NEW YORK -- If everyone's a little preoccupied on the set of "The Young and the Restless" the next two months, they have a good excuse: They're all practicing acceptance speeches for the Daytime Emmys. The CBS soap earned a record 21 nominations Thursday. And, yes, Susan Lucci was nominated again. The hard-luck actress who has never won earned her 19th best actress nomination for Erica Kane on "All My Children." The awards will be presented May 21 in a prime-time ceremony televised by CBS.
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