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Japanese game maker Nintendo's profits hurt by chips crunch

Feb 3, 2022 / Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo has reported its profit for the nine months through December slipped 2.5% as shortages of computer chips hurt productio...
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Remote Games: NBC announcers ready to call action from US

Feb 3, 2022 / Associated Press

Most of NBC’s announcers for the Winter Olympics in Beijing are going to be stationed stateside. NBC isn’t alone in keeping its announc...
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‘Spider-Man’ comes back swinging, takes No. 1 from ‘Scream'

Jan 26, 2022 / Associated Press

After spending one weekend in second place, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” proved it still had some fight left. Sony’s superhero jugge...
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Bills-Chiefs is most-watched TV program since Super Bowl

Jan 26, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's epic playoff game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs was the most-watched event on television since t...
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CBS retools streaming service to better resemble TV network

Jan 24, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News says it is retooling its streaming service to better incorporate programs and personalities from the television netw...
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Football games send viewers to TV on cold weekend

Jan 20, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Viewers parked themselves in front of their televisions to watch football and stay out of the January chill. The NFL says an ...
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Microsoft buys game maker Activision Blizzard for about $70B

Jan 18, 2022 / Associated Press

Microsoft is paying nearly $70 billion for Activision Blizzard, the maker of Candy Crush and ‘Call of Duty,’ as it seeks an edge in the...
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Spider-Man comic page sells for record $3.36M bidding

Jan 17, 2022 / Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — A single page of artwork from a Spider-Man comic book sold at auction for a record $3.36 million. Mike Zeck’s artwork for...
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Netflix upping US, Canada prices with competition growing

Jan 17, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is raising prices for customers in the U.S. and Canada. The boost comes less than a year and a half since its last pr...
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'Scream' scares off 'Spider-Man' with $30.6M debut

Jan 17, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — After a month at the top of the box office, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has finally been overtaken by “Scream...
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Spider-Man comic page sells for record $3.36M bidding

Jan 14, 2022 / Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — A single page of artwork from a Spider-Man comic book sold at auction for a record $3.36 million. Mike Zeck’s artwork for...
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Big Ten Announces Revised 2022 Conference Schedule

Jan 12, 2022 / NU Athletics

The Big Ten Conference Administrators Council, which includes the Directors of Athletics and Senior Women Administrators from all 14 member institu...
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Grand Ole Opry under fire for Morgan Wallen performance

Jan 12, 2022 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Grand Ole Opry, country music's most historic and storied stage, is getting heavy criticism for an appearance by ...
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‘Spider-Man’ stays at No. 1 in 4th weekend

Jan 10, 2022 / Associated Press

Spider-Man’s box office dominance continued in its fourth weekend in theaters, adding another $33 million in ticket sales according to studio...
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Bob Saget, beloved TV dad of 'Full House,' dead at 65

Jan 10, 2022 / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Saget, a comedian and actor best known for his role on the sitcom “Full House,” has died. He was 65. The O...
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‘Spider-Man’ stays at No. 1 in 4th weekend

Jan 9, 2022 / Ap

Spider-Man’s box office dominance continued in its fourth weekend in theaters, adding another $33 million in ticket sales according to studio...
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Michael Lang, Woodstock festival co-creator, dies at 77

Jan 9, 2022 / Ap

NEW YORK (AP) — A co-creator and promoter of the 1969 Woodstock music festival that served as a touchstone for generations of music fans, Mic...
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Powerball tickets sold in Wisconsin, California split $632M

Jan 6, 2022 / Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Powerball tickets sold in Wisconsin and California were winners of the latest jackpot and will split $632 million. The W...
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2021 box office closes with more fireworks for 'Spider-Man'

Jan 4, 2022 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood closed out 2021 with more fireworks at the box office for “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” which topped all f...