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NBC: Conan O'Brien Reaches $45M Exit Deal

Updated: 01/21/2010 - "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien reached a deal with NBC to leave the network. He will receive $33 million, while his staff will share the remaining $12 million. O'Brien's final broadcast at the helm of the "Tonight" show will be Friday.

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NYC judge refuses to toss Letterman extortion case

Posted: 01/19/2010 - A Manhattan judge has ruled to have a jury hear the extortion case of David Letterman. The jury will decide if CBS employee Robert "Joe" Halderman attempted to blackmail the "Late Show" host or involve him in a business proposition, which is what Halderman's attorney claims.

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Leno Gets Support from Staff

Posted: 01/18/2010 - Staff members have expressed their support for boss Jay Leno in the so-called "late-night wars." Leno has faced scrutiny online, with many suggesting he's stealing "The Tonight Show" back from Conan O'Brien. Sources say NBC is the culprit, even though Leno is being criticized.

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King Cameron redux? 'Avatar' aims for Oscar glory

Posted: 01/18/2010 - James Cameron's "Avatar" picked up best drama and director at the Golden Globes Sunday night. Sandra Bullock and Jeff Bridges picked up top dramatic-acting awards for their respective rolls in "The Blind Side" and "Crazy Heart." The Globes are said to give insight to possible Academy Award winners.

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"Up in the Air" Leads Golden Globes with Six Nominations

Posted: 12/15/2009 - The recession-era tale "Up in the Air" led Golden Globe film contenders Tuesday with six nominations, among them best drama and acting honors for George Clooney, Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick.

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September at The Paramount: "Back to School" Theme

Posted: 08/24/2009 - September's “Back To School” theme at The Paramount in Charlottesville will be its own tribute to writer/director/producer John Hughes. Featured movies include, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink.

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Music Legend will Rebuild After Fire Destroys Home

Posted: 08/06/2009 - Music legend, Jimmy Dean, says despite the devastating loss of his home in Henrico County earlier this year, he won't let the fire keep him off the land he loves. Dean says he will rebuild on his Chaffin's Bluff Estate.

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Chris Brown Charged with 2 Felonies

Posted: 03/05/2009 - Chris Brown has been charged with two felonies stemming from an argument with his girlfriend, Rihanna, court documents show.

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Joaquin Phoenix's Letterman Appearance is Instant Classic

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Joaquin Phoenix's interview with David Letterman started off odd and ended in full-blown weirdness, instantly joining Farrah Fawcett on the list of late-night appearances memorable for the wrong way.

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It's Official--Madonna and Guy Ritchie Are Divorcing

Updated: 10/15/2008 - They're famous for showing a united front, but now the issue is divorce for Madonna and British film-director Guy Ritchie. They've reportedly been at each other over their competing careers and Madonna's desire to adopt another child. Her much-publicized friendship with New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez didn't help.

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Nine Inch Nails to Perform at JPJ

Updated: 08/22/2008 - Nine Inch Nails will perform in Charlottesville, according to a spokesperson from the John Paul Jones Arena.

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Broadway Coming To Charlottesville

Posted: 04/28/2008 - The John Paul Jones arena will play host to the inaugural Broadway in Charlottesville Series starting in October.

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Van Halen Concert Postponed Again

Posted: 03/10/2008 - The Van Halen Concert at John Paul Jones Arena has been postponed for a second time so Eddie Van Halen can "continue medical tests to define a course of treatment."

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