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Saturday Jul 19 | Mashable

LeVar Burton Recalls Reading Rainbow's $5.4 Million Raise in Emotional Video

It was barely 6 a.m. in California when LeVar Burton clicked "submit" on the Kickstarter campaign that, in just over a month, would go on to become the fifth-most successful in the crowdfunding site's history.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

AskMen

Recess: Check Out The First Look At Don Cheadle As Miles Davis

Here's the first look at Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in the upcoming Miles Ahead courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, Entertainment, Television

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

NewsOne Minute: 83-Year-Old Woman Stops Thief With Stick and Boiling Water

The 83-year-old Houston native had just stepped out of the shower and put some clothes in the laundry when she noticed an open window and that her house seemed a bit out of place.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

TechNewsWorld

Reading Rainbow Finds Pot of Gold

The widespread appeal of the Reading Rainbow project had much to do with its success, given the huge number of people who participated at the $5 contribution level, noted Nikki Braziel, cofounder of Octa.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

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"Reading Rainbow" Kickstarter Campaign Attracted 105K Backers

It looks like reading really is fundamental and more popular than ever. LeVar Burton's Kickstarter campaign to reboot the popular PBS series Reading Rainbow ended this week and raised more than five times the original goal.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Lost Remote

Reading Rainbow and Boardwalk Empire: A Look at the Week's Top 5 Viral TV Clips

In the third installment of our weekly partnership with 5by , the video discovery platform that curates the web's best viral videos, we take a look at the top five videos of the week from the platform's TV category.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

CNET News.com

'Reading Rainbow' brings in $5M, eclipses Kickstarter record for most backers

Actor LeVar Burton's campaign -- which attracted more than 105,000 backers -- will bring a Web-based version of the children's show to 7,500 schools.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, LeVar Burton, Science Fiction TV, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games

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