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Wednesday Aug 13 | Ilkley Gazette

James Garner greets journalist John Rimington at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas in 1980.

John Rimington, of Rawdon, was Fleet Street's former Las Vegas-based correspondent for 25 years, where he mingled with the stars.

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Wednesday Aug 13 | Wharfedale Observer

Rawdon Las Vegas journalist pays tribute to his friend James Garner, the 'Hollywood Gent'

John Rimington, of Rawdon, was Fleet Street's former Las Vegas-based correspondent for 25 years, where he mingled with the stars.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

USA Today

Cutting the Cord: Watch local shows anywhere with Simple.TV

Simple.TV is an aptly-named system for cord cutters looking to harness free over-the-air local TV signals.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Mystery!

The York Daily Record

Film legend James Garner, reluctant hero in TV's 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files,' dead at age 86

James Garner, who will accept the 41st annual life achievement award, arrives with his family including his wife Lois Clarke, far left, for the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in this Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005 file photo taken in Los Angeles.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Effingham Herald

James Garner: a singular talent with his tongue in his cheek

James Garner and Sally Field in the 1985 hit film "Murphy's Romance," which earned Garner his only Academy Award nomination.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

Heads Up! James Garner Tribute on TCM Tonight 7/28/14

An enormously likable and well-respected star since the early 1950s, James Garner was an Oscar-nominated American actor with a knack for playing lovable rogues in scores of films and television series.

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New Urban Legends

James Garner in Korea

Claim: Actor James Garner detected the presence of an enemy patrol during the Korean War through the smell of garlic.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Salon

The truth about our Wi-Fi society: What the quest for constant connection really means

Beware the dark powers of Netflix. There I was, last Sunday morning, reading the news of actor James Garner's death on my laptop and nostalgically recalling how much my father, a longtime TV critic, had loved Garner's benchmark 1970s-era private-eye drama, "The Rockford Files."

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The Times

Your favorite TV detective: Do you have a clue?

Before the current Golden Age of television's "CSI" franchise, there was the Golden Age of TV's Detective.

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Detroit Free Press

TCM salutes charming cynic James Garner

When James Garner passed away last weekend, Hollywood lost an actor who could charm with his cynicism, size up an opponent with a single dubious glance and convey a lifetime of love with a gentle phrase or two.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Martin Tahse dies; produced 'ABC Afterschool Specials'

Martin Tahse, a stage and television producer best known for his work on "ABC Afterschool Specials" and other programs aimed at young audiences, died July 1 in a nursing home in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Felicity Huffman, Theater, Arts, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Drama, Maverick, Comedy

NewsOK.com

Remembering James Garner with 7 favorite films

In appreciation: Remembering Oklahoma native James Garner with 7 favorite films James Garner's list of movie credits is long and varied.

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Borehamwood and Elstree Times

The Grim Reaper of showbiz

I must start by saying farewell to Hollywood star James Garner. He is best remembered for the two television series Maverick and The Rockford Files, but he was also a leading man of cinema in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

OpEdNews

The Progressive Sensibilities of James Garner

Watching The Rockford Files television reruns from the 1970s, there was something reassuring in recent years knowing the show's star, actor James Garner, was still around.

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Examiner.com

James Garner's best on TCM and DVD

Best known for "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files," actor James Garner starred in over fifty films during his lifetime before passing away on July 19. We are joined by some of his fans to help remember the legacy he left on television and film.

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