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  1. Clear Channel agrees to $18.7 billion buyout

    4:00 am 11/17/2006

    Clear Channel Communications, the nation's largest operator of radio stations, has agreed to be acquired for $18.7 billion by a pair of private-equity firms and the founding Mays family, the companies said Thursday.Read more

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  2. Canadian actors union mails out strike ballots

    4:00 am 11/16/2006

    Canada's actors union on Wednesday began mailing out ballots for a national strike mandate to support their ongoing talks with North American producers on a new labor deal.Read more

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  3. Where's the outrage over Fox's O.J. shill?

    4:00 am 11/16/2006

    As if the Brown and Goldman families haven't endured enough heartache, now comes an unconscionable stunt that is sure to add to their interminable grief. O.J. Simpson will get two nights of primetime on Fox to talk about "how he would have committed the murders." HOWARD  BURNS goes ON POINT.Read more

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  4. on point

    4:00 am 11/16/2006

    As if the Brown and Goldman families haven't endured enough heartache, now comes an unconscionable stunt that is sure to add to their interminable grief.Read more

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  5. the rep sheet

    4:00 am 11/16/2006

    Meigs to ICMRead more

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  6. Falco clicks as AOL exec

    4:00 am 11/16/2006

    Randy Falco is exiting as president and chief operating officer of the NBC Universal Television Group to take the reins of chairman and CEO of Time Warner Inc.'s AOL unit from Jonathan Miller, who has to depart his job after four years, in a development that surprised industry insiders.Read more

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  7. Iraq docus top Oscar shortlist

    4:00 am 11/16/2006

    The war in Iraq figures prominently among the 15 documentaries that have qualified for consideration in the feature-length docu category at the 79th Annual Academy Awards. The list, released Wednesday by the Academy's docu branch, includes Patricia Foulkrod's "The Ground Truth," which offers up the testimony of veterans of the war; James Longley's "Iraq in Fragments," in which Iraqis detail their accounts of life in wartime; Laura Poitras' "My Country, My Country," which focuses on a Sunni doctor as he campaigns in the 2005 election; and Deborah Scranton's "The War Tapes," which accompanies a National Guard unit into action.Read more

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  8. EMI upbeat despite slow first half

    4:00 am 11/16/2006

    Music company EMI Group said Wednesday that despite a lower bottom line during its fiscal first half, it expects a strong recovery in the second half.Read more

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  9. EC issues deadline for Microsoft secrets

    4:00 am 11/16/2006

    BRUSSELS -- The European Commission has given Microsoft until Nov. 23 to reveal the secret protocols for its Windows operating system so that rival software-makers can ensure greater interoperability between servers.Read more

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  10. Cinema Libre teams with nonprofits

    4:00 am 11/16/2006

    Indie distributor Cinema Libre Studio is set to partner with nonprofit groups and other private organizations to produce two to five features a year focused on humanitarian, environmental and social issues.<br />Read more

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