Day: May 11, 2013

“Lew Stone and his Orchestra – White Jazz (1933)”


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LAST SHOPPING DAY FOR MOTHERS DAY

“Kristen Wiig’s 6 best ‘Saturday Night Live’ characters”


NBC ENTERTAINMENT

By Ashley Majeski

TODAY contributor

It’s been a long year since Kristen Wiig ditched “Saturday Night Live” for Hollywood movie stardom, but at long last she’s finally coming back! The star is returning this weekend to bring the funny back … er … host the show that made her famous.

During her seven seasons, she was responsible for some of “SNL’s” most memorable characters, a few of which she will hopefully be resurrecting during her guest appearance, as the episode’s promos hint.

We’ll have to wait until Saturday night to see which oldies but goodies are resurrected, but fingers crossed these gems are allowed to shine again.

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TODAY IN HISTORY, MAY 11


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“Mark Sanford wins special election for Congress”


USATODAY

By Catalina Camia

The former governor and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch squared off in a special election for Congress.

(Photo: Rainier Ehrhardt, AP)

(Photo: Rainier Ehrhardt, AP)

WASHINGTON — Disgraced ex-South Carolina governor Mark Sanford won his bid for redemption on Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch for his old seat in Congress.

Sanford, a Republican who admitted an extramarital affair in 2009, was ready to quit politics for good if he was not victorious in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District. He will replace Republican Tim Scott, who was appointed to the Senate.

The former governor — once a rising GOP star considered presidential material — was an early favorite in the Republican district, which Mitt Romney carried by 18 percentage points in the 2012 election. But the revelation that Sanford’s ex-wife, Jenny, accused the candidate of trespassing at her home caused the National Republican Congressional Committee to withdraw its support in mid-April and gave Colbert Busch an opening.

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