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  2. Oakland, California - Wikipedia

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    Oakland was served by the Oakland Tribune, which published its first newspaper on February 21, 1874. The Tribune Tower, which features a large clock, is an Oakland landmark. At key times throughout the day (8:00 am, noon and 5:00 pm), the clock tower carillon plays a variety of classic melodies, which change daily.

  3. Jackie Robinson - Wikipedia

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    Robinson's breaking of the baseball color line and his professional success symbolized these broader changes and demonstrated that the fight for equality was more than simply a political matter. Civil rights movement leader Martin Luther King Jr. said that he was "a legend and a symbol in his own time", and that he "challenged the dark skies of ...

  4. History of the Chicago Cubs - Wikipedia

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    Hughes and Ron Santo had a run as partners on WGN Radio, known as The Pat and Ron Show, which began when Santo, a former Cubs star and a devout fan of the team (Hughes introduced Santo as "Cub legend Ron Santo" on a daily basis) joined the Cubs' broadcast booth in 1990 and the show ended with Santo's death on December 3, 2010. The show featured ...

  5. After Dark (TV programme) - Wikipedia

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    After Dark earned a remarkable spread of critical enthusiasm, from the Socialist Worker ("my favourite chat show") and The Guardian ("one of the most inspired and effective uses of airtime yet devised"), and The Daily Telegraph ("A shining example of late-night television"), to more media focussed journals such as the BFI's Sight & Sound ("often made The Late Show look like the Daily Mirror ...

  6. 2017 in American television - Wikipedia

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    The deal (with its content appearing on thousands of screens in the top 50 airports in the U.S. and Canada, with a reach of more than 70 million viewers a month) will provide entertainment, news and sports programming, including local news, weather and sports reports provided by CBS TV Stations; programming from other divisions of CBS ...

  7. Michele Bachmann - Wikipedia

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    Michele Marie Bachmann (/ ˈ b ɑː x m ə n /; née Amble; born April 6, 1956) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district from 2007 until 2015.

  8. Yankees–Red Sox rivalry - Wikipedia

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    The Yankees–Red Sox rivalry is a Major League Baseball (MLB) rivalry between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox.Both teams have competed in MLB's American League (AL) for over 120 seasons and have since developed what is arguably the fiercest rivalry in all of American sports.

  9. Fort Lee lane closure scandal - Wikipedia

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    The Fort Lee lane closure scandal, also known as the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal or Bridgegate, was a political scandal involving a staff member and political appointees of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie colluding to create traffic jams in Fort Lee, New Jersey, by closing lanes at the main toll plaza for the upper level of the George Washington Bridge.