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IN THE NEWS: TV RATINGS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

NEW YORK (AP) -- Television certainly has changed much over the past 50 years. But trying to figure out how many people are watching a particularly hasn't changed all that much: executives wait around for the Nielsen company to draw up estimates of how many people tuned in. But officials at the FX network are taking a different approach now. They say they aren't going to talk publicly about how their shows do on opening night. The reason: they want to wait a few days to see how many people watch after recording the shows on DVRs or check it out through other time-shifting means. It was less than a decade ago that most people watched a show when a network scheduled it. But these days, that is less likely to be the case.

IN THE NEWS: SSA HAVING COMPUTER PROBLEMS

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It can be frustrating to spend hundreds of dollars on a new computer, only to find it doesn't work. Imagine what it's like to fork over nearly $300 million on a new computer system -- and find it doesn't do what it's supposed to. That's the fix the Social Security Administration finds itself in -- and unfortunately for that agency, the fix isn't quite in. Six years ago, Social Security set out to replace outdated computer systems so it could handle a growing number of disability claims. But an internal report says the project has been derailed by delays and mismanagement. For now, the computer system remains in the testing phase -- and the agency still can't say when it will be running, or how much it will end up costing.

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Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.

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"HERCULES" - DWAYNE JOHNSON

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dwayne Johnson remembers the first time he ever encountered the idea of Hercules.

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PAMPA MUSEUM-BOMB

PAMPA, Texas (AP) -- A military museum in the Texas Panhandle is going nuclear.

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IN THE NEWS: TV RATINGS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

NEW YORK (AP) -- Television certainly has changed much over the past 50 years.


 

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