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3 hrs ago | The Hill

Overnight Tech: Lawmakers await Senate Nsa bill

THE LEDE: Anticipation is building for Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy to unveil his new bill for reforming the National Security Agency.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Entertainment, Television, US House of Representatives, Representative Martin Heinrich, Senator Martin Heinrich, Ron Wyden, Republican, Chuck Grassley

7 hrs ago | CBC News

Arctic oil spills likely to spread across borders: study

The Frontier Discoverer drilling rig is shown at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, in 2007. Oil spills in the Beaufort Sea would persist longer and travel farther while trapped in sea ice, according to a study released today by the World Wildlife Fund of Canada.

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Related Topix: Dutch-Harbor, AK, Entertainment, Television, Canada

9 hrs ago | News Observer

NCSU's gun-toting trustee should leave board

It’s almost cause for a double-take. Ronald William Prestage is 59 years old, the president of a huge South Carolina farming enterprise, president-elect of the National Pork Producers Council and now a veteran of the Central Cell Block on Indiana Avenue in Washington.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

14 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

BBC Proms concerts again to be aired on WQXR

For the second year, WQXR-FM will broadcast full concerts from the BBC Proms, the long-standing summer festival that takes place mostly at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

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Related Topix: Clemency Burton-Hill, Entertainment, Television, Peter Maxwell Davies, Classical, Readington, NJ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WKTV

Today Show broadcasts from Cooperstown, tens of thousands to swarm home of baseball

America is swarming Cooperstown to celebrate its favorite pastime and the 75th anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Switched

Eva Longoria Tells America Latino Doesn't Mean Immigrant

The actress, honored for activism at the National Council of La Raza's Awards Gala at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Tuesday night, explained during her acceptance speech why she's been hosting and executive producing the group's ALMA Awards for the past seven years.

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Related Topix: Activism, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Representative Beto O'Rourke, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Bangkok Post

NBTC cuts value of digital TV coupons to...

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission has reduced the value of digital TV subsidy vouchers to 690 baht from 1,000 baht to avoid legal disputes with consumer groups.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Thailand

The Atlantic

Learn How to Open a Door

If Seinfeld was a show about nothing, the National Geographic Channel's new show Going Deep With David Rees raises existential questions about what is less than nothing.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Chapel Hill, NC

OhNoTheyDidnt

Broadway's Of Mice and Men sets house record, is coming to the big screen

Reviewing the Broadway production of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," when it opened in April, Ben Brantley wrote in The New York Times that James Franco's portrayal of George is "a tight, internal performance begging for a camera's close-up."

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Related Topix: John Steinbeck, Vocal, Theater, Arts, Entertainment, Television

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Injuries Reported as Possible Tornado Hits Va.

Virginia emergency management officials say numerous injuries are being reported following a possible tornado at a campground at Virginia's Eastern Shore.

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Related Topix: Northampton County, VA, Weather, Entertainment, Television

Bangkok Post

Viewers to get B690 digital TV coupons

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission resolved on Thursday to distribute 690-baht discount coupons to households nationwide to assist their purchase of digital TV set-top boxes or digital TVs.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Entertainment, Television

Bangkok Post

NCPO keeps some directives secret

Don't blame yourself if you think you missed some the NCPO orders broadcast on TV or radio - even though they are required listening.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Daily Mail

A flame-thrower that uses rabbit manure, a snipers nest and a home ...

NatGeo's hit series Doomsday Preppers returns later this month with more stories about this ever-growing group of survivalists For the small but committed group of people know as 'preppers', the end of the world could be right around the corner at any moment.

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Related Topix: Doomsday Preppers, Entertainment, Television, Yukon, MO

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Sedona plane crash victims met in church camps

Four people who died in a northern Arizona plane crash had planned to eat lunch and sightsee in Sedona before their plane went down in a remote canyon.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Flagstaff, AZ, Entertainment, Television

KTVK Phoenix

Phoenix area temperature heats up to tie record

The city of Yuma heated up to a record-setting temperature Wednesday afternoon while Phoenix came close to breaking its own.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Entertainment, Television

Bangkok Post

NBTC changes tune, scraps planned 4G...

The national telecom regulator has decided to scrap the controversial draft auction design for the fourth-generation spectrum, opening the door to other methods of spectrum allocation.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

KTVK Phoenix

House, Senate advance competing border proposals

At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Entertainment, Television, Family, Kids

Planet Jackson Hole

PROPS and DISSES

We can get behind the National Day of the American Cowboy. Wyoming senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso introduced the resolution that makes the annual day, which has been observed unofficially for a decade now, a real Wyoming tradition shared with the nation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Craig Thomas, Senator Mike Enzi, Wyoming, Entertainment, Television, Rawlins, WY

Media Matters for America

On The Hottest June On Record, Most Media Missed This Key Context

The globe recently experienced the hottest June on record, fitting in with the trend of global warming.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Broadway

Revival of Of Mice & Men, Starring James Franco & Chris...

Get ready for George, Lennie and the rest of the gang on the big screen. The Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men , starring James Franco , Chris O'Dowd , Leighton Meester and Jim Norton , will be filmed during its final weeks of performances at the Longacre Theatre for a broadcast by the U.K.'s National Theatre Live.

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Related Topix: John Steinbeck, Vocal, Chris O'Dowd, Entertainment, Television

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