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Peter Falk Dies at 83

Posted June 25th, 2011 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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Actor Peter Falk has died at the age of 83. Falk is best known for his portrayal of the rumpled, seemingly slow-witted television detective Columbo, a role that earned him four Emmy awards. One of Lieutenant Columbo’s trademarks was an ever-present, wrinkled raincoat that was plucked from Falk’s personal closet. In 2006 Falk wrote a […]

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New York Senate Approves Same-Sex Marriage in Major Gay Rights Victory

Posted June 25th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Lawmakers in the U.S. state of New York have voted to approve same-sex marriage, handing American gay rights advocates a major victory in their quest for equality. After extensive debate, the New York State Senate approved the legislation Friday night by a vote of 33 to 29, as two previously undecided Republican lawmakers cast the […]

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