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Monday, Nov 12, 2012

Review: Lilla Crawford Shines as "Annie"

Review: Lilla Crawford Shines as "Annie"

With a first-rate cast in a new revival, the family friendly musical about an assertive orphan leaves audiences feeling good about tomorrow

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012

Roker Dishes on Sandy's Ruff Life

Roker Dishes on Sandy's Ruff Life

In "Annie's Search for Sunday," airing Saturday on NBC4NY, Al Roker and animal trainer Bill Berloni explain how "Sunny" got her gig as Broadway's newest Sandy

Friday, Apr 27, 2012

New "Annie" Selected for Broadway Revival

New "Annie"  Selected for Broadway Revival

Lilla Crawford made her Broadway debut in 2011 in "Billy Elliot." This fall, her "dream" comes true when she'll play one of Broadway's most endearing roles

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Actor Bill Paxton Dies of Complications From Surgery at 61
Actor Bill Paxton Dies of Complications From Surgery at 61

Actor Bill Paxton died Saturday due to complications from surgery, a representative of his family told NBC News in a statement. He was 61. Paxton was known for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters like "Twister" and "Apollo 13." "It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery," a family representative told NBC News in a statement. "A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and prolific actor and filmmaker."

Young Woman, Infant Killed in Fatal Blaze at Mt. Vernon Home
Young Woman, Infant Killed in Fatal Blaze at Mt. Vernon Home

An infant and a young mother were killed in a fatal house fire that took 35 firefighters to knock down in Mount Vernon Sunday morning.

Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Still Pregnant, Calf Moves
Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Still Pregnant, Calf Moves

The 15-year-old giraffe named "April," who has captivated millions of people across the world as they watch a live stream in anxious anticipation of the birth of her fourth calf at an upstate New York zoo, is still pregnant and doing well.

New DNC Chief Faces a Divided Party, Plus Trump
New DNC Chief Faces a Divided Party, Plus Trump

When Tom Perez stepped to the stage as the newly elected Democratic national chairman, his first official act was to invite his vanquished rival to join him as deputy chairman. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison accepted on the spot and two men stood together, smiling like a national ticket at a presidential nominating convention. Members of the Democratic National Committee cheered wildly at their gathering in Atlanta on Saturday, forgetting the competitive race that took two rounds of voting — unprecedented in recent memory for either major party.

Severe Thunderstorms Knock Down Trees, Building
Severe Thunderstorms Knock Down Trees, Building

Severe thunderstorms ripped through New York and New Jersey on Saturday, toppling trees, knocking down power lines and destroying at least one building.