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Olympics Closing Ceremony: Both Well-Received And Anger-Inducing

The London 2012 Olympics are officially over, but people are still buzzing about Sunday's closing ceremony. It included many of the highlights of British culture and history that weren't in London's opening ceremony. And in America, some viewers are angry about what was left out of the U.S. feed.
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Can East London Keep The Olympic Spirit Burning?

The Olympics are over, but guest host Jacki Lyden takes a look at the lasting impact of the Games on young people living in the neighborhoods around Olympic Park. She speaks with East London residents Amber Charles and Rumi Begum. Both young adults participated in the Olympic torch relay in recognition of their contributions to sports in the area.
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Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Dives Into Hollywood

Actor Will Ferrell wants to make a video with Ryan Lochte, who's also fielding reality TV offers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In London, the Olympic medal winner said he'd like to win a mirrored-ball trophy — the grand prize for Dancing With the Stars.
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U.S. Female Olympians Outshine Most Countries

The London Olympics are over but there is a remarkable statistic left behind. If American women had competed as their own country, they would have tied for third in the gold medal count, and finished fifth in total medals.
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London Games Bid Spectacular Farewell

The surviving members of the rock band Queen, The Who and the Spice Girls were on the schedule to entertain millions watching around the world.

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