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WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Mary Lois Nittmo’s closest confidants were worried. She was on an interstate quest to locate the ex-husband who abandoned their four little children 12 years ago. One friend dreaded the journey would be a waste of time, that Mary Lois would drive 30 hours round trip without making contact. Another was afraid that she would find him, and the enco…

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Handwritten journals, annotated set lists and personal scrapbooks will be among archived materials of comedy legend George Carlin coming to Jamestown’s National Comedy Center. The center, scheduled to open next year, acquired the comedian’s archives, it was announced Tuesday night in a private event in New York City, the center said in a news release. Among the items…

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William Knoedelseder is the autor of “I’m Dying Up Here” one of the best books of the last few years about the huge changes in stand=up comedy. The book is known for, among other things, containing one of the fullest treatments of the onetime close personal friendship of David Letterman and Jay Leno, when both were struggling young comics in Mitzi Shore’s Comedy St…

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Through the film roles that Tom Hanks has adopted over the past 35 years, he's mastered the ability to impersonate characters -- even new Bills head coach Rex Ryan. On CBS' "The Late Show" with David Letterman on Thursday, Hanks was the featured guest -- one day after New England Patriots' head coach Bill Belichick. After learning he was the Super Bowl champion's success…

Darryl Talley's story is making an impact. Talley's decision to reveal his darkest issues last week in The Buffalo News has increased awareness of the way some former NFL players are living. Bills Mafia boss Del Reid, the driving force behind the fund-raising enterprise 26shirts.com, unveiled a Talley tribute T-shirt this morning. The shirt was a collaboration between R…