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Microsoft is paying nearly $70 billion for Activision Blizzard, the maker of Candy Crush and 'Call of Duty,' as it seeks an edge in the fiercely competitive businesses of mobile gaming and virtual-reality technology. The all-cash $68.7 billion deal will turn Microsoft, maker of the Xbox gaming system, into one of the world's largest video game companies and help it compete with tech rivals such as Meta, formerly Facebook, in […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is raising prices for customers in the U.S. and Canada. The boost comes less than a year and a half since its last price increase, as competition from other streaming services increases. The Los Gatos, California, company said Friday that prices are going up by $1 to $2, depending on the plan. Price increases are becoming more of a regular feature at Netflix, which is […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, Brigadier General Charles McGee, who flew fighter combat missions over three wars, has died. A family member says McGee died on Sunday at age 102 at his home in Bethesda, Maryland. The Tuskegee Airmen is the nickname of the first African American unit to fly combat airplanes in World War II. McGee was among more than 900 men who trained […]
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What is your favorite spot in Connecticut? Besides my house?, definitely Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk! How long have you worked for STAR 99.9? What was your first job here? This will be ten years on the air with Star 99.9. I started by doing fill-ins and working part-time on the weekends.
Rigdon Osmond Dees III (born March 14, 1950), best known as Rick Dees, is an American entertainer, radio personality, comedian, actor, and voice artist, best known for his internationally syndicated radio show The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown and for the 1976 novelty song "Disco Duck".