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NBC hopes Leno will stay post-Fallon as comedian emeritus

NBC hopes Leno will stay post-Fallon as comedian emeritus

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 28 (UPI) -- NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt said he hopes Jay Leno will stay with the U.S. network after turning over "The Tonight Show" to Jimmy Fallon.

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Record heat wave for Los Angeles area

LOS ANGELES, March 15 (UPI) -- A high-pressure system produced temperatures in the mid-90s in the Los Angeles area, breaking records, forecasters said.

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Mickelson leads, misses chance for record

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson maintained a four-shot lead at the Phoenix Open Friday even though for the second straight day he missed out on a chance at golfing history.

Patty Andrews of famed trio dies at 94

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Patty Andrews, the last surviving member of the iconic Andrews Sisters singing trio, died Wednesday at her home in Los Angeles, her lawyer said. She was 94.

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Comedian Phyllis Diller dies at 95

Comedian Phyllis Diller dies at 95

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Standup comedian Phyllis Diller died in Los Angeles Monday, her agent said. She was 95.
Hart, Gervais booked for N.Y. comedy fest

Hart, Gervais booked for N.Y. comedy fest

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Kevin Hart, Robin Williams, Aziz Ansari and Ricky Gervais are booked to perform at this fall's New York Comedy Festival, organizers said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 27, 2012.
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Follies entertainer Bellamy dies

LAS VEGAS, April 8 (UPI) -- Last Vegas singer and entertainer Michaelina Bellamy, a former principal singer in "Folies Bergere" at the Tropicana, has died of cancer, her daughter said.
Laurel, Hardy foil inspired Homer Simpson

Laurel, Hardy foil inspired Homer Simpson

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The DNA of "The Simpsons" reaches as far back as the classic films of Laurel and Hardy, the creators said on the eve of the show's 500th episode.

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Singer-actress Kaye Stevens dead at 79

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Singer and actress Kaye Stevens has died in a Florida hospital after battling breast cancer and blood clots, a close friend said. She was 79.
Clinton: Good works ruining his golf game

Clinton: Good works ruining his golf game

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- President Bill Clinton says his travels around the world for his charitable foundation have been bad for his golf game.
Bob Hope's widow, Dolores, dead at 102

Bob Hope's widow, Dolores, dead at 102

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Singer and humanitarian Dolores Hope, Bob Hope's widow, died Monday of natural causes at her home in Los Angeles, her family said. She was 102.
Bikers beat flyers in 'Carmageddon' race

Bikers beat flyers in 'Carmageddon' race

SAN DIEGO, July 17 (UPI) -- Bicyclists beat JetBlue airplane passengers in a race during "Carmageddon" in Los Angeles, officials say.
Cash daughter miffed at Boehner for joke

Cash daughter miffed at Boehner for joke

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The daughter of the late country singer Johnny Cash Tuesday took offense at one of U.S. House Minority Leader John Boehner's stump speech lines.
Clooney to receive Hope humanitarian Emmy

Clooney to receive Hope humanitarian Emmy

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 21 (UPI) -- The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said Wednesday it plans to present Hollywood actor George Clooney with its Bob Hope Humanitarian Award.
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