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1 hr ago | 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.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Entertainment, Television

1 hr ago | 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.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

4 hrs ago | Planet Jackson Hole


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.


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

7 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

11 hrs ago | 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.


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

11 hrs ago |

WIN's Mike Finn, high school coach Aaron Wherry On The Mat guests

Mike Finn, award-winning editor of "WIN" , and California high school coach Aaron Wherry will be guests will be guests this week for the " On The Mat " radio show for Wednesday, July 23, the weekly broadcast announced via email Tuesday.


Related Topix: Journalism, Entertainment, Television, Fargo, ND

11 hrs ago | Playbill

Of Mice and Men, Starring James Franco, Will Be First Broadway Show...

Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro , Of Mice and Men will be filmed at the Longacre Theatre and distributed by National Theatre Live.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

14 hrs ago | San Marino Tribune

Baseball Tops TV Ratings

Fox's coverage of Major League Baseball's All-Star Game drew its largest audience since 2010, topping last week's prime-time television ratings.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Abc

18 hrs ago | Skift

Thailand's Military Junta Turns to Tourism Industry to Buttress Power

Just a reminder that if you're a tourist headed to the bargain beaches and cheap cities of Thailand you are helping out a junta.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Thailand, Entertainment, Television

20 hrs ago | RollingStone

Zach Galifianakis Recreates National's Documentary for 'Funny or Die'

The National 's Mistaken for Strangers turned out to be less of a traditional rockumentary than a fascinating portrait of two brothers who couldn't be less alike.


Related Topix: Bored to Death, Entertainment, Television, Zach Galifianakis, Cheers, Comedy, Drama, Ted Danson, Movies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NCT tester fired over claims by whistleblower wins a 47k

THE firm that operates the National Car Test has been ordered to pay a 47,500 to a car tester who lost his job following allegations by a whistleblower.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Toyota Yaris, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Coupe, Wagon, Toyota Corolla


Fight in Washington with cable companies could impact WPDE, other news stations

A debate playing out in Washington between cable companies and broadcasters could affect the way people watch TV stations like WPDE.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Business Journal

San Antonio TV executive named to national Emmy board

KLRN's Chief Operating Officer has been elected to serve as a trustee to the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

University of North Carolina

NSCAATV To Broadcast Road Match At William & Mary

North Carolina men's soccer's road match at William & Mary on Tuesday, Sept. 16 is included on the 2014 NSCAATV broadcast schedule.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Chapel Hill, NC

Grayson Perry Portraits to Be Exhibited at National Portrait Gallery, Beg. 10/25

Politician Chris Huhne, a young female-to-male transsexual, Northern Ireland Loyalist marchers, and X-Factor and Celebrity Big Brother contestant Rylan Clark are among the subjects of a new display by Grayson Perry, to open at the National Portrait Gallery this autumn, and to be featured on his new Channel 4 series.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Sunshine State News

National Parties Wade Into South Florida Congressional Race

Republicans and Democrats are starting to hone their lines of attack in a South Florida congressional race which ranks as one of the most competitive in the nation.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative David Rivera, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Garcia, Democrat, Entertainment, Television, Rick Scott, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Thai journalists need unity shown in Myanmar

Most people in Thailand have prided themselves for superiority over those in Myanmar, the poorest country in the region.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Thailand, Entertainment, Television, Prison

Bangkok Post

Lightening up

The National Council for Peace and Order is expected to review its controversial directive seen to be curbing the media's freedom of expression.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

BBC News

How Goldfrapp put Medea to music

Pop duo Goldfrapp have turned their talents to writing the music for the National Theatre's new production of the Greek tragedy Medea.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television