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Free ‘Work@50+’ conference tomorrow in Long Beach

AARP’s Inaugural Work@50+ Conference comes to the Long Beach Convention Center on November 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s a ground-breaking conference aimed at supporting older workers facing high unemployment and longer jobless […]

11/01/2013

Amy Risinger, right, and her son Mark Risinger, 16, at their home in Glenview, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Doctors tell parents: Limit kids’ texts, tweets, online

CHICAGO (AP) — Doctors 2 parents: Limit kids’ tweeting, texting & keep smartphones, laptops out of bedrooms. #goodluckwiththat. The recommendations are bound to prompt eye-rolling and LOLs from many teens but an influential pediatricians group […]

10/28/2013

This photo provided by MTV shows the cast of the new series "Wait 'Til Next Year," which will debut exclusively via the MTV mobile application before it appears on air. (AP Photo/MTV)

MTV to premiere series on app

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is releasing a full season of a new series about a luckless high school football team on its mobile application Friday, a week before the first episode is shown on […]

10/25/2013

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‘The Walking Dead’ rules ratings in strong return

NEW YORK (AP) — The zombies on “The Walking Dead” are relentless. The AMC series returned for its fourth season Sunday and had its biggest audience ever. It is easily the most popular drama on […]

10/15/2013

Moe Garvey, second from left, from Lawrence, Mass., gets her photo taken with Patrick Dempsey at a rest stop along Kittyhawk Avenue in Auburn, Maine, on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/The Lewiston Sun-Journal, Amber Waterman)

Dempsey’s fundraiser raises $1.1M for cancer

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Patrick Dempsey’s bicycling, running and walking fundraiser in western Maine to raise money for his cancer center has netted more than $1 million. Nearly 4,000 participants took part in the fifth […]

10/14/2013

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New gadget frees mobile TV from blocky attachment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new gadget lets you watch TV on your phone or tablet without a blocky attachment. Audiovox’s “mobiletv” gizmo allows you to pick up free TV signals and watch them on […]

10/10/2013

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Parents fed up with subsiding sexual content on TV

Are you a parent fed up with some of the content on cable tv? Variety reveals a disturbing trend: Pay-TV is pushing boundaries on sexual content. Of course, this is of great concern to parents […]

10/10/2013

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TV-over-Internet service Aereo to come to Android

NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, a service that delivers broadcast television stations over the Internet, will come to Android devices on Oct. 22. The service started on iPhones and other Apple devices along with the […]

10/10/2013

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Twitter, Comcast sign TV partnership

  NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter and Comcast have signed a TV partnership that will let viewers access television shows and buy movie tickets directly from a tweet. Twitter Inc. and Comcast Corp. said Wednesday […]

10/09/2013

Bryan Cranston, left, and Aaron Paul, winners of the best drama series award for "Breaking Bad" pose backstage at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)

Emmy Awards score with viewers, but so do dramas

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers tuned in to see TV stars celebrating each other on Sunday but didn’t ignore what else the medium had to offer. The Nielsen ratings company said that on the […]

09/25/2013

Cal Worthington, car dealer famed for TV ads, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cal Worthington, who built a fortune from a series of West Coast car dealerships and became a TV fixture thanks to commercials urging customers to “go see Cal,” has died. He […]

09/09/2013

Ariel Castro looks over at the prosecutors table during court proceedings Friday, July 26, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio kidnapper called mother of 1 victim

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro said he called the mother of one of his captives and told the woman her daughter was alive and had become his wife, according to interrogation videotapes. […]

09/06/2013

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