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Turner, Ted

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishTurner, TedTed TurnerTurner, Ted  (1938–) a US businessman and sportsman who started CNN (Cable News Network), a cable television company that was the first to broadcast news all day and night. He also started the Turner Broadcasting System. In 1996 he sold both companies to Time Warner. He owns the Atlanta Braves baseball team, the Atlanta Hawks basketball team, and the Atlanta Thrashers ice hockey team. He was married to the actress Jane Fonda for a number of years.
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