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Comedian, actor, writer, producer and director Chris Rock

His co-stars alongside Julie Delpy in the new film Two Days in New York. It's a sequel to Two Days in Paris. Rock plays a talk radio show host named Mingus. He¿s also producing a new comedy show on the FX network, called Totally Biased. Rock has won several Emmys for his comedy specials and TV shows. He's had roles in dozens of films and television programs, and got his big break as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 1993.
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Fox's 'Gracepoint': An American Remake Best Viewed With Fresh Eyes

Fox's new show Gracepoint is a remake of a British murder mystery, Broadchurch. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says those who saw the original might want to watch the new series with someone who hasn't.
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California Cracks Down On Farmers Market Cheaters

Did your local farmer really grow that heirloom apple he just sold you? California wants to know, so it's sending more inspectors out to make sure the produce sold at markets is really local.
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Top Spending PAC Aims To Keep The Senate In Democratic Hands

Senate Majority PAC, run by allies of Senate Majority Leader Reid, is the top-spending superPAC in the midterm election season. Its donors are essentially a compilation of the party's big-donor base.
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Tech Firms Chip Away At Credit Cards' Share Of Transactions

Companies including PayPal and Apple are competing to convince merchants and consumers to use their swipe-and-go mobile payment systems. Credit card breaches may speed up the use of digital wallets.

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