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2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

The footage by Islamic State militants purports to show the cold-blooded execution of journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

6 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

Don Pardo: a link to TV's birth, says 'SNL' boss

Don Pardo was a timeless classic, and in selecting him as the announcer for the brand-new "Saturday Night Live," Lorne Michaels must have known it.

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Related Topix: Game Show, The Price Is Right, Entertainment, Television, Comedy

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

The Announcer's Announcer: Don Pardo

Don Pardo arrives at the Academy Of Televison Arts & Sciences' 19th Annual Hall Of Fame Induction at the Beverly Hills Hotel on January 20, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Related Topix: Game Show, The Price Is Right, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Beverly Hills, CA, The Colgate Comedy Hour

12 hrs ago | NBC29

American slain in Bali, daughter had troubled past

Television and radio announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of "Saturday Night Live," ''The Price is Right" and other programs, has died.

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14 hrs ago | CNN

TV announcer Don Pardo dies

Don Pardo, the man whose voice introduced the cast of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" for decades, has died, the network announced.

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18 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Ukrainian govt troops inch closer to rebel city

Two teenage boys have been arrested after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said.

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21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Saturday Night Live's legendary announcer Don Pardo dies in his sleep at 96

Two shot as gunfire rings out in Ferguson on NINTH night of violence: Gas mask-clad reporters look on as cops fire tear gas at protesters armed with Molotov cocktails in scenes resembling a war zone Friend of cop who shot Michael Brown says teen 'punched officer and tried to grab his gun before bum-rushing him' One young man's life cut short - ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Reports: Don Pardo, longtime 'SNL' announcer,a

Reports: Don Pardo, longtime 'SNL' announcer, dies at 96 The velvet-toned television announcer famous for having introduced the lineups on Saturday Night Live since its premiere Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/features/2014/08/19/reports-don-pardo-longtime-snl-announcer-dies-at-96/14271829/ You may not have known ... (more)

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Reports: 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96Reports: 'SNL' announcer ...

You may not have known him to look at him, but you most certainly would have recognized his voice.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Don Pardo, voice of 'SNL,' dies, report says

Don Pardo, the longtime announcer for "Saturday Night Live," died Monday in Tucson, Arizona, according to published reports.

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KSBW-TV

Don Pardo, voice of 'SNL,' dies, report says

Don Pardo, the longtime announcer for "Saturday Night Live," died Monday in Tucson, Arizona, according to published reports.

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Breitbart.com

Fox Rejects Tina Fey Pilot

Project from Universal TV had received a series commitment from Fox but never got a formal greenlight for production after the pilot was shot last spring.

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Related Topix: Admission, 30 Rock, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Girls

Examiner.com

Excellent: Harry Shearer wins long-overdue Emmy

In what might be best described as an epic exhibition of saving the best for last, it was announced Monday that Harry Shearer, the only primary cast member of "The Simpsons" to never have won the award, has finally won an Emmy for his incomparable voice work on the iconic animated sitcom.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Harry Shearer

Austin American Statesman

It's Always Funny In Austin: Comedian Paula Poundstone shares thoughts on Robin Williams

A Comedy Hall of Fame member and frequent panelist on NPR's quiz show, "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me," Poundstone is regarded as a quick wit with a spontaneous and unique world view.

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NJ.com

Powder Puffs race at Harmony Speedway in 1964 - Almanac Aug. 18, 2014

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is 87. Movie director Roman Polanski is 81. Actor-director Robert Redford is 78. Actor-comedian Martin Mull is 71. Actor Denis Leary is 57. Actor Christian Slater is 45. Actor Edward Norton is 45. Actor-comedian Andy Samberg is 36. The moon sets 2:56 p.m. today, rises 1:05 a.m. Tuesday.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Scoop: Late Night with Seth Meyers on Fox

LISTINGS FOR NBC'S 'LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS' August 18 - August 29 Monday, August 18: Guest Kate McKinnon, Pete Rose and musical guest Betty Who.

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Press-Telegram

Aduba, Janney among creative arts Emmy winners

Uzo Aduba poses in the press room with the award for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series for "Orange Is the New Black" at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmys at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy

CBS Local

Creative Arts Emmys Doled Out In Hollywood

"Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon received the Emmy for outstanding guest actor in a comedy, helping "Saturday Night Live" earn top winner honors at Saturday's Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre.

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E! Online

Seth Meyers Is on Fire--Literally!--in GQ

The newly minted Late Night host will emcee the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards on NBC this Monday, and to promote the event, Meyers lit himself on fire for GQ 's August 2014 issue.

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Wired

5 Reasons Why Kate McKinnon Will Be Comedy's Next Superstar

Perhaps not since Andy Samberg has one person risen to the title of Your New Favorite Saturday Night Live Cast Member as swiftly as Kate McKinnon.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Andy Samberg, 30 Rock, Seth Meyers, Bill Hader, Bobby Moynihan

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