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By New York Times News Service | August 18, 1993
Turner Broadcasting System Inc. agreed to buy Castle Rock Entertainment and New Line Cinema Corp. for a total well in excess of $672 million in cash and stock under deals approved by Turner's board yesterday.The acquisitions would give Turner a long-sought stake in the film production business, providing it with programming for its entertainment channels, Turner Network Television and the WTBS superstation.The deal reflects the increasing vertical integration of the entertainment business as companies seek to control both production and distribution of entertainment programming.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | April 25, 2013
Two vacant homes were burning in East Baltimore late Thursday morning, with the flames extending into a third, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. Firefighters were on the scene of the working fire in the 2400 block of E. Biddle St. on the edge of the city's Broadway East neighborhood about 11:30 a.m., fighting the flames from the exterior of the building, said Captain Roman Clark, a department spokesman. The homes are northeast of Johns Hopkins Hospital. No injuries were reported, Clark said.
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By Gregory N. Krolczyk | September 22, 1991
/TC DNEEDFUL THINGS: THE LASTCASTLE ROCK STORY.Stephen King.Viking640 pages. $24.95. Being a small town, Castle Rock, Maine, was abuzz with gossip about the new store, Needful Things. It was supposed to open soon, but no delivery trucks had been seen. And the name Needful Things . . . why, that could mean almost anything. It was probably, speculation said, just another trashy tourist trap.The first person in Castle Rock (location of several other Stephen King stories, including "Dead Zone," "Cujo," "The Body," "The Dark Half" and "The Sun Dog")
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By Kate Allen | February 27, 2000
Editor's note: This Southwestern tale of courage and determination centers on a member of the squirrel family. Formally known as a marmot, the main character is referred to as a whistle pig because of its shrill alarm whistle. Long, long ago in Castle Rock, Colorado, where the mountains bulge and the air is clean, lived a little whistle pig named William. Every morning, dressed only in his long johns, William jumped from his bunk, grinned at himself in the mirror and whistled the tune, "HAPPY TRAILS TO YOUUUUU, KEEP SMILING UNTIL THEN."
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By Stephen Hunter and Stephen Hunter,Sun Film Critic | August 16, 1994
To hear Whit Stillman tell it on the phone, his life has been one long bumble that has brought him to the strangest and least expected place in the world."
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By Kate Allen | February 27, 2000
Editor's note: This Southwestern tale of courage and determination centers on a member of the squirrel family. Formally known as a marmot, the main character is referred to as a whistle pig because of its shrill alarm whistle. Long, long ago in Castle Rock, Colorado, where the mountains bulge and the air is clean, lived a little whistle pig named William. Every morning, dressed only in his long johns, William jumped from his bunk, grinned at himself in the mirror and whistled the tune, "HAPPY TRAILS TO YOUUUUU, KEEP SMILING UNTIL THEN."
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | April 25, 2013
Two vacant homes were burning in East Baltimore late Thursday morning, with the flames extending into a third, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. Firefighters were on the scene of the working fire in the 2400 block of E. Biddle St. on the edge of the city's Broadway East neighborhood about 11:30 a.m., fighting the flames from the exterior of the building, said Captain Roman Clark, a department spokesman. The homes are northeast of Johns Hopkins Hospital. No injuries were reported, Clark said.
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By Claudia Eller and Claudia Eller,Los Angeles Times | November 10, 1993
Castle Rock Entertainment, already one of Hollywood's healthiest independents, is poised to take advantage of the deep pockets of Ted Turner, who is expected to buy the company by Thanksgiving. Mr. Turner is looking for the deal to further build his global entertainment empire, with his ultimate goal to control all distribution rights to major motion pictures and TV programming.The partners of the Beverly Hills, Calif.-based boutique, responsible for such hits as "In the Line of Fire," "City Slickers," "A Few Good Men" and "When Harry Met Sally . . ."
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By Bill Glauber and Bill Glauber,Sun Staff Writer | April 10, 1994
A photo accompanying an article in Sunday's Sun about th murder of an ex-Marine whose experiences were the basis for the movie "A Few Good Men" misidentified the man's attorney. )) His name is Don Marcari.The Sun regrets the errors.NEEDHAM, Mass. -- They are apparently unrelated flashes of violence, framing the final eight years of David Cox's life, from the front lines of the Cold War in Cuba to a muddy river bank in suburban Boston.The most traumatic incident of his military tour in Cuba would inspire a movie that left him indignant, his and his comrades' service careers altered to quench Hollywood's desire for drama.
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March 18, 2003
On Saturday, March 15, at his home in Ocean Pines, MD, BERNARD EARL, 78, formerly of Walbrook and Ellicott City. He served in the Phillipines and North Africa from 1943 to 1947 and was honorably discharged in 1947, after which he worked at Baltimore Linotype as a typesetter and later worked as a proofreader at the News American. He and his wife moved to Ocean Pines in 1985. Survivors include his wife of almost 54 years, the former Jean D. Jacobs of Baltimore; three daughters: Patricia Gibbons of Ocean Pines, Joan Mills of Castle Rock, CO, and Lynne Kobin of Berlin; and five grandchildren.
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By Stephen Hunter and Stephen Hunter,Sun Film Critic | August 16, 1994
To hear Whit Stillman tell it on the phone, his life has been one long bumble that has brought him to the strangest and least expected place in the world."
FEATURES
By Claudia Eller and Claudia Eller,Los Angeles Times | November 10, 1993
Castle Rock Entertainment, already one of Hollywood's healthiest independents, is poised to take advantage of the deep pockets of Ted Turner, who is expected to buy the company by Thanksgiving. Mr. Turner is looking for the deal to further build his global entertainment empire, with his ultimate goal to control all distribution rights to major motion pictures and TV programming.The partners of the Beverly Hills, Calif.-based boutique, responsible for such hits as "In the Line of Fire," "City Slickers," "A Few Good Men" and "When Harry Met Sally . . ."
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By New York Times News Service | August 18, 1993
Turner Broadcasting System Inc. agreed to buy Castle Rock Entertainment and New Line Cinema Corp. for a total well in excess of $672 million in cash and stock under deals approved by Turner's board yesterday.The acquisitions would give Turner a long-sought stake in the film production business, providing it with programming for its entertainment channels, Turner Network Television and the WTBS superstation.The deal reflects the increasing vertical integration of the entertainment business as companies seek to control both production and distribution of entertainment programming.
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By Gregory N. Krolczyk | September 22, 1991
/TC DNEEDFUL THINGS: THE LASTCASTLE ROCK STORY.Stephen King.Viking640 pages. $24.95. Being a small town, Castle Rock, Maine, was abuzz with gossip about the new store, Needful Things. It was supposed to open soon, but no delivery trucks had been seen. And the name Needful Things . . . why, that could mean almost anything. It was probably, speculation said, just another trashy tourist trap.The first person in Castle Rock (location of several other Stephen King stories, including "Dead Zone," "Cujo," "The Body," "The Dark Half" and "The Sun Dog")
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By BLOOMBERG BUSINESS NEWS | August 8, 1996
ATLANTA -- Turner Broadcasting System Inc. said yesterday that its second-quarter earnings fell 48 percent because of weak results at its Castle Rock Entertainment film unit.Net income fell to $11.3 million, or 4 cents a share, from $21.7 million, or 8 cents, in the year-earlier period.Revenue at the owner of Cable News Network rose 13 percent to $900 million from $798 million.The Atlanta-based company said it had about $6 million of expenses in the quarter related to its proposed acquisition by Time Warner Inc. Time Warner in September agreed to buy the 82 percent of Turner it does not already own for $7.5 billion.
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