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O'Donnell takes over space where Winfrey taped for 25 years

CHICAGO (AP) -- Oprah has made way for Rosie. Oprah Winfrey and Rosie O'Donnell unveiled a sign Thursday in front of Chicago's Harpo Studios. It reads: "Harpo Studios. The Rosie Show. Former Home of The Oprah Winfrey Show." O'Donnell has started work in the same studio where Winfrey taped her talk show until it ended in May after 25 years.



Neal Boyd plans to run as Republican for Missouri House of Representatives

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- Neal Boyd got the votes to win on the TV show "America's Got Talent" in 2008. Now, the southeast Missouri native will seek voter approval again - this time in a run for the state legislature.



Stage artist talks about exactly what makes his role as Donkey unforgettable

We spoke with the multi-talented Andre Jordan, newly cast as Donkey, about his career, his life goals, and what makes this show so much fun. Find



Sanaa most recently appeared in the title role in the comedy 'By The Way, Meet Vera Stark' in an extended engagement at the 2econd Stage Theatre in Manhattan

Here, Sanaa talks about her new film, "Contagion," an apocalyptic thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh and featuring an ensemble cast including Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Laurence Fishburne, Marion Cotillard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law and Elliott Gould.



Don't ask him to fix your computer, he just plays that role on TV

Aldis Hodge plays the geeky hacker, Alec Hardison, in TNT's Leverage. Shot in Portland, Ore., the show follows a group of lawbreakers turned good guys, led by a former insurance investigator played by Timothy Hutton. Now four seasons into its run, Leverage also stars Gina Bellman, Christian Kane and Beth Riesgraf.  Hodge talked to The Skanner News' Helen Silvis about Leverage, Portland and his ambitions.



Although Selena has recently been romantically linked to fellow heartthrob Justin Bieber, the chaste chanteuse has taken a vow to remain a virgin until marriage

Here, Selena talks about the launch of her own clothing line, K-Mart's "Dream Out Loud" Fall Collection.  



Singer-actress has been coy about whether she'd come back for a second campaign

NEW YORK (AP) -- If there was ever any doubt, it's gone now. Jennifer Lopez will be back at the judge's panel for the 11th season of "American Idol."



Oprah honored for philanthropic and humanitarian contributions

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Oprah Winfrey, James Earl Jones and makeup artist Dick Smith have been picked to receive honorary Oscars.



Rapper's program aimed at high-crime neighborhoods has seen success in California

CHICAGO (AP) -- Rapper Snoop Dogg launched a Chicago version of his popular youth football league Saturday, saying he hoped the program will give kids in high-crime neighborhoods a positive release for their energy.



Composed several classics and collaborated with Shakira; he was 55

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Famed Colombian singer Joe Arroyo, composer of such salsa classics as "La Rebelion" and "Echao pa'lante" and "Tania," died Tuesday after a monthlong hospitalization. He was 55.


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