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Alec Baldwin Hosts WNYC Podcast 'Here's the Thing'

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Alec Baldwin is preparing for life after "30 Rock," working with New York public radio on an interview show that will be available via podcast starting Oct. 24.

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A New Symphony Orchestra for Syracuse?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

They're getting the band back together. Well, the orchestra. Just four months after the Syracuse Symphony filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, plans are now afoot to revive the defunct orchestra.

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White House Chief of staff: Emanuel out, Rouse in

Friday, October 01, 2010

President Barack Obama is making official what has been clear for days: Rahm Emanuel, the relentless enforcer of his agenda as White House chief of staff, is resigning. The job Emanuel wants now is mayor of Chicago, where his next fierce political fight awaits.

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NYC Architects Chosen to Design LA Art Gallery

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Billionaire Eli Broad said Monday he had chosen an expanding downtown cultural district for a new museum to showcase his collection of art that includes works by Salvador Dali and Joan Miro.

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Edward Kean, ‘Howdy Doody’ Writer, Dies at 85

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Edward Kean, primary writer of the ''Howdy Doody Show'' and who is credited with creating the exclamation, ''kowabunga,'' has died at the age of 85, family friend Del Reddy said.

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`Mockingjay' Receives Midnight Launch at NYC Store

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Author Suzanne Collins, her gentle smile and soft features framed by waves of blond hair, looked out upon hundreds of fans crowded into the Books of Wonder store in Manhattan and unveiled the most anticipated young adult novel of the summer, "Mockingjay."

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Trial Date Set in AP-Artist Dispute in NYC

Monday, August 23, 2010

A March trial date was set Monday to decide whether the artist who created the Barack Obama "HOPE" image violated The Associated Press' copyright when he based the image on one of the news agency's pictures.

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Haiti Ruling Ends Wyclef Jean's Run for President

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Singer Wyclef Jean's high-profile bid for Haiti's presidency ended after election officials on the earthquake-ravaged Caribbean nation disqualified his candidacy.

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China Plans to Make More Films, Build Theaters

Thursday, August 19, 2010

China said it will expand its movie industry by making more films and building more theaters to meet growing demand.

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Study: Smoking Scenes on the Decline in Top Movies

Thursday, August 19, 2010

A new study shows that there's less smoking depicted in movies in recent years.

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Ricky Martin's Autobiography Due in November

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Ricky Martin has picked an appropriate title for his autobiography: "Me."

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Met Opera Breaks Box Office Record, Topping $2.6M

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The Metropolitan Opera has set a record for its box office opening day, selling more than $2.6 million worth of single tickets for the new season.

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Brazil Honors 'Girl from Ipanema' Writer

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Brazil has posthumously given the rank of ambassador to a poet and songwriter who penned the famous Bossa Nova anthem, "Girl from Ipanema."

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Former Sen. Ted Stevens dies in plane crash

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

A plane carrying former Sen. Ted Stevens and eight others crashed in remote southwest Alaska, killing the longtime Republican lawmaker and four other people.

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North Korea Fires Artillery off West Coast

Monday, August 09, 2010

North Korea fired about 110 rounds of artillery Monday near its disputed sea border with South Korea, the South's military said, amid high tension over the deadly sinking of a South Korean warship blamed on North Korea.

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U.S. Joins Hiroshima A-bomb Memorial

Friday, August 06, 2010

A U.S. representative participated for the first time Friday in Japan's annual commemoration of the American atomic bombing of Hiroshima, in a 65th anniversary event that organizers hope will bolster global efforts toward nuclear disarmament.

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Kagan Confirmed as 112th Supreme Ct Justice

Thursday, August 05, 2010

The Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan as the 112th justice and fourth woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

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Flood-hit Pakistan to Evacuate 500,000 in South

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Pakistani authorities began evacuating half a million people living along the swollen Indus River in the country's south on Thursday, as floods caused by the worst monsoon rains in decades threatened new destruction.

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Brooklyn Jury Convicts 2 in JFK Airport Fuel-Tank Plot

Monday, August 02, 2010

Two men were convicted Monday of plotting to blow up jet fuel tanks at John F. Kennedy International Airport, a plan that authorities said was meant to outdo the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and avenge perceived U.S. oppression of Muslims around the world.

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House Rejects Bill to Aid Sick 9/11 Responders

Friday, July 30, 2010

A bill that would have provided up to $7.4 billion in aid to people sickened by World Trade Center dust fell short in the House on Thursday, raising the possibility that the bulk of compensation for the ill will come from a legal settlement hammered out in the federal courts.

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