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Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
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New Batsuit is 'mind-bending,' Kevin Smith says

New Batsuit is 'mind-bending,' Kevin Smith says

(UPI) --Filmmaker Kevin Smith has seen a photo of Ben Affleck wearing the Batsuit and said he loves it.
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'Kinky Boots' cast to raise money for True Colors Fund

'Kinky Boots' cast to raise money for True Colors Fund

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The stars of "Kinky Boots" are to appear alongside the Broadway musical's composer, Cyndi Lauper, for her True Colors Cabaret benefit, producers said.
Kevin Smith to start shooting horror movie 'Tusk' in N.C.

Kevin Smith to start shooting horror movie 'Tusk' in N.C.

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Writer-director Kevin Smith is to begin shooting his walrus-themed horror movie "Tusk" in Charlotte, N.C., next month, Demarest Films announced.

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Chase, Carell, Smith and Christie mourn the loss of Gandolfini

Chase, Carell, Smith and Christie mourn the loss of Gandolfini

LOS ANGELES, June 19 (UPI) -- David Chase, the creator of the New Jersey mob drama "The Sopranos," declared its late star James Gandolfini one of "the greatest actors of this or any time."
The Issue: Sequester -- No tours, no flyovers and longer waits to reach the Capitol

The Issue: Sequester -- No tours, no flyovers and longer waits to reach the Capitol

The deadline for the sequester came and went. An automatic $85 billion, across-the-board cuts in spending for U.S. defense and domestic programs went into effect March 1 and – so far – calamity has been avoided.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Filmmaker Kevin Smith penning 'Clerks III'

Filmmaker Kevin Smith penning 'Clerks III'

LOS ANGELES, March 9 (UPI) -- New Jersey-born writer-director Kevin Smith says he has started writing "Clerks III" and expects it will be "the best film I'll ever make."
Gov. Christie: 'Shame on Congress'

Gov. Christie: 'Shame on Congress'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. House adjourned Wednesday without considering relief for Superstorm Sandy victims, despite calls by the president, governors and lawmakers to do so.

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Obama floats $1.6T plan to raise taxes

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- President Obama will push a $1.6 trillion plan to hike taxes for the rich and corporations in talks on averting the looming fiscal cliff, the White House said.
U.S. could hit debt ceiling by year's end

U.S. could hit debt ceiling by year's end

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. government likely will hit its $16.4 trillion debt limit by year's end, giving more urgency to avoiding the fiscal cliff, the Treasury Department said.

CBO: Fiscal 2012 deficit is $1.1 trillion

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. government budget deficit for fiscal 2012 year was $1.1 trillion, $200 billion less than the 2011 deficit, the Congressional Budget Office reported.
House Dems rip GOP for leaving Washington

House Dems rip GOP for leaving Washington

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Democrat after Democrat spoke Friday in a near-empty U.S. House chamber, criticizing Republican leaders for going into recess while major bills languish.

NFL: Detroit 27, St. Louis 23

DETROIT, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Matthew Stafford found Kevin Smith on a five-yard touchdown pass with 10 seconds to play Sunday, boosting the Detroit Lions to a 27-23 win over St. Louis.
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Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, actor, film producer, and director, as well as a popular comic book writer, author, comedian/raconteur, and internet radio personality best recognized by viewers as Silent Bob. His films include Clerks, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Cop Out, and the horror film Red State. His first several films were mostly set in his home state of New Jersey, and while not strictly sequential, they frequently feature crossover plot elements, character references, and a shared canon in what is known by fans as the "View Askewniverse", named after his production company View Askew Productions, which he co-founded with Scott Mosier.

He is also the owner of Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash comic book and novelty store in Red Bank, New Jersey. He hosts a weekly podcast with Scott Mosier known as SModcast. Smith is well-known for participating in long, humorous Q&A sessions that are often filmed for DVD release, beginning with An Evening with Kevin Smith.

Kevin Smith was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, the son of Grace, a homemaker, and Donald E. Smith (1936–2003), a postal worker. He has an older sister, Virginia, and an older brother, Donald Smith, Jr. He was raised in an Irish Catholic household and attended Henry Hudson Regional High School in Highlands.

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