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Statuettes and medals

May 15, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Friday, May 16, 2014
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Why has the Oscar lost its buzz?

Feb 25, 2014
Are the films or the ceremonies to blame?
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How long would it take to see all of the Oscar nominated films?

Feb 22, 2013
WSJ's Jason Bellini sets out to calculate how long it would take someone to actually see every film nominated for an Oscar this year -- and how much would it cost?
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How to live longer

Jan 9, 2013
Why do Hall of Fame inductees, Oscar winners, and Nobel laureates outlive their peers?
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Oscars vote deadline is extended

Jan 1, 2013
Motion picture academy gives voters more time to navigate new electronic system.
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Louisiana film investment could win Ocscar gold

Feb 24, 2012
Like most states, Louisiana wants to capture some of Hollywood's production business. An Oscar-nominated film from Shreveport may provide the ticket.
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Time for the other Oscars

Feb 10, 2012
This weekend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the folks behind the Academy Awards, will hand out the technical Oscars. They may not be as glamorous as the other Oscars, but they're every bit as important to movie making.
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Academy Awards ratings down from last year

Feb 28, 2011
This final note today, the first and last comment you'll hear on this broadcast about last night's Academy Awards. Somebody here in the office...
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Academy Awards, Groupon, Walmart, and gas prices

Feb 28, 2011
The Brits were the big winners at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held last night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. British film "The King's Speech...
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Oscar by the numbers: Facts and figures from the Academy Awards

Feb 24, 2011
The 83rd annual Academy Awards show blows through Hollywood this weekend and everyone from dress makers, to Facebook, to the movie box-office ind...
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