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ENTERTAINMENT
April 30, 2013 | By Sherry Stern
Within minutes after they were nominated for Tony awards Tuesday morning, Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein and Lin-Manuel Miranda were among the nominees tweeting their reactions. Lauper, the '80s pop goddess, received her first Tony nomination for writing the words and music for "Kinky Boots," which received the most nods overall with 13. She quickly sent out two tweets. ‏"OmG! OMG!! wow we got nominated!! @KinkyBootsBway !!! OMG!!!" FULL COVERAGE: Tonys 2013 "I'm crying and jumping up and down!
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SPORTS
August 1, 2012 | By Bill Shaikin
LONDON -- The congratulatory telegram is so last century, the congratulatory phone call so last decade. When Michael Phelps awoke on Wednesday, he scrolled through his Twitter feed and discovered a congratulatory tweet from President Obama. "Congrats to Michael Phelps for breaking the all-time Olympic medal record," Obama tweeted. "You've made your country proud. -bo" Phelps tweeted back: "Thank you Mr. President!! It's an honor representing the #USA !! The best country in the world!
NEWS
December 27, 2012 | By Melissa Rohlin
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman tweeted Thursday that he won his appeal of a four-game suspension for allegedly violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. If Sherman had lost his case, he would have missed the team's final regular season game against the Rams on Sunday and possibly three playoff games. "Thank you @nfl for upholding the truth! To the 12s Thank you your faith is rewarded! Thank you lord," he tweeted .  Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll congratulated Sherman.  "Congrats to Richard Sherman for winning his appeal!
ENTERTAINMENT
December 27, 2012 | By Matt Donnelly
Here's some lovely news from the house of Followill: Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill is a dad! The hot, bespectacled hipster welcomed a girl Wednesday with his singer/songwriter wife, Jessie Baylin, a rep for the couple said in a widely released statement . First things first: Cheers, little Followill, you just missed the curse of the Christmas baby . Secondly, Violet Marlowe Followill clocked in at 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and...
ENTERTAINMENT
December 14, 2007
Imagined text messages between the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. and "The Sopranos": -- To: "The Sopranos" From: The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. Msg: Congrats on ur Golden Globe nom! Hope 2 C U there! -- From: Sopranos to HFPA Msg: Wonderful. Thank you. How many noms did U say? -- HFPA: Edie Falco earned her 7th nom. She's brilliant. A gem of a lady! -- Sopranos: That's great. Rele wonderful. No one else, huh? -- HFPA: Yes, U shld be so proud!
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