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Chuck Jones transfers to Robert Morris

Recently, Robert Morris added another transfer to their ranks, as Kentucky State linebacker Chuck Jones has committed to RMU, per his Twitter account. Jones spent three seasons with Central Michigan, playing in 26 games. He recorded 49 total tackles with the Chippewas, with six of them being for losses. Jones...
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Former FirstEnergy execs Chuck Jones, Michael Dowling paid HB6 bribes, attorneys say: Capitol Letter

Asked and answered: Answering a federal judge’s question of “who paid the bribes” in the House Bill 6 scandal, attorneys for FirstEnergy Corp. shareholders said Wednesday they believe it’s former FirstEnergy CEO Charles Jones, the former chief executive officer, and Michael Dowling, who led the company’s lobbying efforts. As John Caniglia reports, the shareholders’ lawyers said in a court filing that Jones and Dowling “devised and orchestrated” FirstEnergy’s payments to ex-House Speaker Larry Householder and Ohio’s former chief utilities regulator Sam Randazzo. All four men deny any wrongdoing. To date, only Householder has been charged with a crime.

Mark Twain inspired Chuck Jones to create this Looney Tunes character

The animation legend said that Mark Twain gave him a key concept in creating characters. Where does inspiration come from? That's a question that creative types get asked a lot. For some, they draw from the world around them. Others may get inspiration from dreams. Inspiration for the greatest classics can come from the most unusual places.
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Chuck Jones, The Beatles, And The Power Of ‘Yes’: A Creative Lesson

What do Chuck Jones, Paul McCartney, and British consultancy Fluxx have in common? They all take a stand against the word “no.”. There are other moments like it in the documentary, when a tetchy bandmember dismisses a creative suggestion from another. But more often, we see them building on each other’s ideas, testing them out and embellishing them under McCartney’s guidance.

10 Essential Lessons Chuck Jones Has for Animators and Filmmakers

If you don’t know the name Chuck Jones, you almost certainly know his work. Chuck Jones has become the most famous of the directors who worked on the classic Looney Tunes shorts. The hands-off approach taken by Warner Bros. toward their cartoons let all of their directors retain a greater degree of creative control and individualism than at rival studios, and Jones was arguably the most distinctive of his group. If you know what to look for, his visual fingerprints are the most easily identified, and underwent the most apparent evolution over the course of his career. That career covered more than his long service as a director for Warners. Beginning as an animator, working his way up to director, storyman, and head of his own production company, Jones worked for Disney, Ub Iwerks, MGM, TV networks, and himself before his death in 2002.

Chuck Jones is a big draw at the Great Park

Sep. 7—The characters of animator Chuck Jones are extending their stay at the Great Park in Irvine. The Great Park Gallery has been hosting the "Chuck Jones: Season of Creativity" exhibit, which will now remain on display until the end of the year. There is also an augmented reality adventure that has his Looney Tunes characters positioned throughout the park.

Celebrate Chuck Jones' 109th Birthday

September 21 would have been Chuck Jones’ 109th birthday, and we’re celebrating BIG this weekend at Great Park as part of the extended Chuck Jones: Season of Creativity exhibition at the Great Park Gallery. With our partners at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, we have many ways to join in the fun this Sunday, September 5.

Visit Chuck Jones exhibit at Great Park

The Great Park Gallery is spotlighting the career of animator Chuck Jones, the man behind “Looney Tunes” and “Merrie Melodies.”. Learn how Jones helped bring to life some of the most famous Warner Bros. characters, including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Marvin the Martian, Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner. Visitors...

Celebrate 10th Anniversary of the Orange County Great Park Palm Court Arts Complex August 1 at Chuck Jones: Season of Creativity Exhibition Reception

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Palm Court Arts Complex at the Orange County Great Park during a reception for the Great Park Gallery’s summer exhibition, Chuck Jones: Season of Creativity. The Palm Court Arts Complex first opened to the public in 2011, and the community is invited to a special exhibition reception August 1 at noon to honor a decade of art, creativity, and community.

Former FirstEnergy CEO Chuck Jones says he didn't violate law, company policies

The day after Akron-based FirstEnergy agreed to a $230 million fine for bribing state officials, former CEO Chuck Jones says he and the company did nothing wrong. "Mr. Jones did not engage in any unlawful activity or violate any of FirstEnergy’s policies," according to a statement from Allan Ripp, Jones' representative. "Jones did not make or authorize any payment of any money to any public official in exchange for any official act."