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Wrestler Dusty Rhodes dies at 69

STAMFORD, Conn. - World Wrestling Entertainment says Virgil Runnels, a former professional wrestler known by his fans as Dusty Rhodes, has died. He was 69.The company said Runnels died Thursday, but a spokesman declined to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-11/wrestler-dusty-rhodes-dies-6
CNBC cuts ties to professional wrestler after Nazi gestures

NEW YORK -- CNBC has dumped professional wrestler John "Bradshaw" Layfield as a financial analyst after he was observed making Nazi gestures during a World Wrestling Entertainment...

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Television
Sports in election spotlight

...the spotlight on Election Day, with a former professional wrestler becoming governor of Minnesota, a former major-league...stunning upsets in U.S. political history, former professional wrestler Jesse "The Body" Ventura was elected governor...

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Other sports
Going to the mat

...wrestling ring. The 16-year-old wants to be a professional wrestler, and she's already training for that goal...friends think the training and the idea of being a professional wrestler is "pretty cool," she said. "They said they'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/17/xtr_300516.shtml
Xtreme | Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School
Japan refuses mother's request for recognition of children delivered by surrogate

...United States - be recognized as her own, the justice minister said Friday. Aki Mukai and her husband, former professional wrestler Nobuhiko Takada, became parents in late November when an American woman in her 30s gave birth to the boys. Mukai...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/12/biz_418647.shtml
XXX Bizarre
You think you're so smart: Are humans getting stupider?

...column got overtaken by events.I had it all planned. I was going to write a column about Eric Hartsburg, the professional wrestler who auctioned off 10 square inches of his face on eBay. The highest bidder ? who paid $15,000 ? got to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2012-12-09/you-think-
Ventura's show to premiere Saturday on MSNBC

...weekend show, not the weeknight show originally planned. MSNBC announced last winter it had signed the former professional wrestler for a topical talk show, saying it would be on the air in March. But there were a series of delays as concepts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/02/tel_393481.shtml
Television
Dylan's autobiography full of anecdotes

...hospital room with Woody Guthrie. And there's the first person to recognize young Dylan's musical acumen: professional wrestler Gorgeous George. "He winked and seemed to mouth the phrase, 'You're making it come alive,'" Dylan writes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/08/mus_430714.shtml
Music
Viewers squint at portrait for a Ventura Code

...discouraging the hunt. "A magician can never say anything about his magic," said Cepello, like Ventura a former professional wrestler. "I'm not going to deny or say that there isn't anything there because there could be. There could be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/art_392976.shtml
Arts
Goldberg meets wrestling fans

...the nearly two years Mr. Goldberg has been a professional wrestler, he has become one of the most recognizable superstars...Rams and Atlanta Falcons, Mr. Goldberg became a professional wrestler after injuries cut short his football-playing...

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Metro