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JAMESTOWN — All last week, on a pair of large screens built into the brick walls of the new National Comedy Center, videos scrolled of celebrity after celebrity lauding Jamestown. Lauding in the way that comedians do. “Congratulations to the National — what is it?” asked Billy Crystal, seeming to speak to someone off camera. “National Comedy Center in — Where is it? …

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JAMESTOWN – Journey Gunderson is in the final days of an eight-year quest that has evoked laughter (not always the variety it’s supposed to) and tears (mostly joyful, but sometimes the other kind). This quest has cost tens of millions of dollars and, the way it’s felt lately, even more hours. “I’ve been sleeping three hours a night,” said Gunderson, with nary a trace…

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A star-studded lineup has been released for the unveiling of the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, coinciding with the annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival. Amy Schumer, Lily Tomlin, Dan Aykroyd and alumni from the original season of "Saturday Night Live" are slated to perform Aug. 1-5 at venues near the comedy center, 2 W. Third St., Jamestown. Tickets will be ava…