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  1. Longtime CBS president Frank Stanton dies

    4:00 am 12/27/2006

    He was one of the great minds of broadcasting, a pioneer in audience research and the right-hand man to CBS founder William S. Paley during the years when CBS earned its Tiffany network stripes. But it was his vision and courage in the face of governmental power that made Frank Stanton a revered figure. Stanton died Sunday at 98.Read more

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  2. Windows Vista security flaw discovered

    4:00 am 12/27/2006

    Windows Vista, the new computer operating system that Microsoft Corp. is touting as its most secure ever, contains a programming flaw that might let hackers gain full control of vulnerable computers.Read more

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  3. Thorogood leads blues chart for 2nd year

    4:00 am 12/27/2006

    When it came to the blues, shoppers gravitated toward the classic rock stylings of George Thorogood & the Destroyers. The evergreen act's career retrospective "30 Years of Rock" logged a second consecutive year on the Top Blues Albums tally.Read more

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  4. R&B newcomer Brown top pop artist of 2006

    4:00 am 12/27/2006

    A little more than a year after his debut on the charts, Chris Brown finishes 2006 as Billboard's top pop artist. Thanks to his self-titled top 10 album on Jive/Zomba -- as well as multiple hit singles -- the rookie R&B singer rose to the top.Read more

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  5. Blige is queen of R&B charts in 2006

    4:00 am 12/27/2006

    It was a year marked by head-scratching sales downturns as well as a revolving door for the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart.Read more

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  6. Russia b.o. up 30% in 2006

    4:00 am 12/27/2006

    MOSCOW - Russian cinema takings powered ahead in 2006 growing by nearly a third to reach $455 million. Three Russian movies made it into the top ten, including  crime drama "Bumer-2," left.Read more

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  7. Corbin-Miller takes charge of 'Army Wives'

    4:00 am 12/27/2006

    Samantha Corbin-Miller has come aboard as showrunner/executive producer of Lifetime's upcoming series "Army Wives."Read more

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  8. Liberty-News tie-up ends with asset swap

    4:00 am 12/27/2006

    Now that Liberty Media and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. have made it official that they are splitting up, the wave of speculation about what happens next has begun. Tops on the list is whether DirecTV Group finally will merge with EchoStar Communications Corp. Left: Murdoch.Read more

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  9. Wood joins suspects in 'Murders'

    4:00 am 12/27/2006

    Elijah Wood will head the international cast of Spanish director Alex de la Iglesia's much-anticipated English-language whodunit "Oxford Murders," Spanish production house Tornasol Films said Tuesday.Read more

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  10. CNET to pay CEO $500K salary plus bonus

    4:00 am 12/27/2006

    CNET Networks Inc. said Tuesday it will pay Chief Executive Neil Ashe a $500,000 salary and an annual performance bonus of up to $400,000.Read more

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