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Please Don't Have A Temper Tantrum About The Pleonasm In This Headline

Does it grate on your ears if you're offered a "free gift?" Would you have a "sudden impulse" to correct that grammar? Pleonasms have unnecessary, superfluous words. Tell us about the ones you hear.
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'All Things Considered' Welcomes Ari Shapiro, Kelly McEvers As Regular Hosts

NPR's Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish officially welcome Ari Shapiro and Kelly McEvers to the All Things Considered host team. Shapiro and McEvers will host the program next week.
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Cablevision, 5th-Largest U.S. Cable Firm, To Be Sold In $17.7 Billion Deal

It's the second time this year that Altice's founder, French-Israeli billionaire Patrick Drahi, has targeted a large American cable company. This spring, Altice bought Suddenlink for $9.1 billion.
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Snooty And Lethal, A Blonde Brawler Returns To 'Street Fighter' Game

Known for laughing dismissively after knocking huge opponents to the ground, Karin Kanzuki's return in Street Fighter 5 was announced Thursday.
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CBS Entertainment Chief Nina Tassler Is Stepping Down

Tassler has been at the helm of the most-watched broadcast network's drama, comedy and late-night offerings since 2004. It's a surprising development at a network known for executive stability.
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National Geographic Chief Gary Knell on a New Commercial Partnership with Fox

We chat with National Geographic President and CEO Gary Knell about his organization's expanded partnership with 21st Century Fox - and what it means for the future of National Geographic's editorial mission.

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In Turnabout, Candidates With Less Spend More, Candidates With More Spend Less

Candidates with the least money to spend are showing up in TV ads more often. In another twist, nice guys aren't finishing last.
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Freedom Of Expression In Student Newspapers

Student newspapers are a first foray into journalism for many aspiring reporters. But in many schools, newspapers are produced under the watchful eye of school administrators.

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The 'Teflon Don' And The Haunted Hill: A Contrast Of Media Narratives

For Trump, every instant of limelight is a chance to shine, even his apparent gaffes. But accusations against Clinton seem to attach themselves and cling to her for months — even years.
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National Geographic Partners With 21st Century Fox In $725 Million Deal

National Geographic and 21st Century Fox have partnered to create a new for-profit media company, which will house the iconic National Geographic magazine, cable channels and other properties.

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