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  • Deal campaign to spend more than $1M on TV ads

    Gov. Nathan Deal's re-election campaign will be running TV ads from now until the May 20 primary in a significant statewide buy.


  • China falls in love with Sherlock Holmes

    Zhou Yeling dragged herself out of bed at 5 a.m. for a long-awaited date with her favorite Englishman - Sherlock Holmes.


  • Andretti to replace GoDaddy as sponsor on 27 car

    Andretti Autosport will announce a new primary sponsor Saturday to replace GoDaddy next season on the car currently driven by James Hinchcliffe.


  • **FILE** The headquarters for Sinclair Broadcast Group in Hunt Valley, Md., is seen here in 2004. (Associated Press)

    Sinclair to purchase Allbritton broadcast empire

    Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group will break into the lucrative Washington media market with the purchase of WJLA-TV and NewsChannel 8 from the Allbritton family, which plans to focus more time and resources on its Washington-based political news website Politico and other online media following a nearly $1 billion deal announced Monday.


  • Tribune exits bankruptcy with new TV-focused board

    More than four years after crushing debt and plunging advertising sales forced it to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Tribune Co. has emerged with a new television-focused board and over $1 billion in new financing.


  • With 'Les Miz,' a new kind of speech for Hooper

    Tom Hooper, the director of intimate character studies like the Oscar-winning "The King's Speech," the HBO miniseries "John Adams" and the TV drama "Longford," would not seem the sort of chap likely to make a sprawling adaptation of a beloved Broadway musical.


  • Offutt scores TV success, ready to abandon it

    Chris Offutt doesn't have HBO, so he's going to head over to a neighbor's house Sunday night to watch "Treme." It just might be his last chance to see his name in a television show credit roll and, to be honest, he's OK with that.


  • 'Girls' shine on TV, but not behind the scenes

    At first glance, the television industry is in the grip of female empowerment so strong that men seem relegated to an afterthought.


  • In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian security force inspects the scene after a bomb ripped through the third floor of the state TV building in Damascus, Syria, on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. The bomb shattered several offices and wounded several employees, Syrian TV said. (AP Photo/SANA)

    Aide: Syrian PM's break months in planning

    Syria's prime minister began planning his break from the regime two months ago when Bashar Assad offered him the post and an ultimatum: Take the job or die.


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