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Signs of life in stores as holiday shopping begins

...Laura Frankito, a nurse who found herself at Kohl's outside Cleveland buying a Snuggie blanket-robe for her aunt and Tony Hawk T-shirts for her nephew. She's only giving money to her two children, and she pointed out her newfound practicality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/28/bus_557328.shtml
Business
Focus helps Hawk, at 40, stay relevant

...cover of MAD Kids magazine and given big for Oprah. He is Tony Hawk, master marketer, action sports mogul, iconic figure...Wade Martin, general manager of the AST Dew Tour. "The Tony Hawk brand still lives in so many ways, from the HuckJam to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/03/oth_468093.shtml
Other sports
Skateboarder makes return after shaking off 40-foot fall

...he still has a metal pin, and cracked vertebrae. "Oh man, that was the heaviest slam we've ever seen," a somber Tony Hawk said on the telecast as he watched an unconscious Brown. The image of the falling Aussie dominated the rest of the games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/31/oth_467773.shtml
Other sports
Video site is becoming an industry unto itself

...Funny or Die has swelled to include several other sites in the "Or Die" network -- including a skateboarding site with Tony Hawk, ShredOrDie.com; and BlueCollarOrDie.com, a more Southern-style comedy site with Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/27/liv_196375.shtml
Life & style
Video game news

...disappointing: Halo 3 (single-player), Assassin's Creed , Blue Dragon , Heavenly Sword . Enough already: The Tony Hawk series, World Wrestling Entertainment games, Final Fantasy remakes. Worst feud: Guitar Hero vs. Rock Band . Turns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/03/ent_178965.shtml
Things to Do
Children get up close with bugs and worms

...see who could have the most earthworms in their cups. By the end of class, each worm had a special name, including Tony Hawk and Eartha. "The only thing that could make this better than summer camp is if we actually went camping," said Samantha...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/15/aik_135627.shtml
Tenacious D bring their story to big screen

...your inspirations? Mr. Black: I must say Meat Loaf, Dio and Dave Grohl. Mr. Gass: I'm going to say Tom Waits, Tony Hawk and Tony Robbins. Q: What are your plans for after the tour? Mr. Gass: I think I'm going to go live in a log cabin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/24/liv_105589.shtml
Life & style
Plan of attack can ease stress of buying gifts

...5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday Specials 5 a.m. to noon Friday: PlayStation 2 with Tony Hawk Project 8 game, $129.99; VTECH Learning Laptop, $19.99 Best Buy, 3667 Walton Way Ext.; 5 a.m. to 11 p...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/23/ent_105558.shtml
Things to Do
TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week ahead

...with Jane Seymour, Tichina Arnold ("Everybody Hates Chris"), Jon Cryer, Evander Holyfield and extreme sports star Tony Hawk among the celebs who conspire with parents to prank kids. This week, Alan Thicke ("Growing Pains") tricks his 8-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/26/tel_59595.shtml
Television
Xbox 360 launch titles range from intense to disappointing

...sensation of sliding down steep, powdery slopes is convincing. I just wish the controls weren't so, um, flaky. TONY HAWK'S AMERICAN WASTELAND (RATED T, $59.99): This latest game from skateboarding's superstar looks a bit better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/15/ent_33020.shtml
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