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Book on Jewish food features intro by Joan Rivers

This Oct. 5, 2009 file photo shows Joan Rivers posing as she presents "Comedy Roast with Joan Rivers " during the 25th MIPCOM (International Film and Programme Market for TV, Video, Cable and Satellite) in Cannes, southeastern France. Rivers, who died Sept. 4 at age 81, is the opening act for "Eating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Food." Set to be published in December by powerHouse Books, "Eating Delancey" is a tribute to knishes, bagels, pickles and other staples of the Jewish immigrant community of Manhattan's Lower East Side. She provides some family stories and some Jewish jokes in the introduction.  (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A few months before she died, Joan Rivers agreed to contribute to a book about Jewish food.

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TV show helps spur arrest in 1997 Arizona killing

This Sept. 16, 2014 booking photo provided by the Cottonwwood, Ariz., Police Department shows Cecilio Cruz. Cruz, 34, has been charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter in the 1997 death of his ex-girlfriend and her unborn child in Cottonwood. (AP Photo/Cottonwwood Police Department)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A television show that featured the nearly two-decade-old killing of an Arizona teenager and her unborn baby helped lead to the arrest of her ex-boyfriend, police said Wednesday.

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Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk

Daredevil Nik Wallenda poses for a portrait on the roof of the Leo Burnett Building in downtown Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Wallenda said his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to another over the Chicago River. Wallenda, 35, will attempt the feat on Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago’s iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city’s reputation for being windy.

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Top TV doc Dempsey makes name in sports-car racing

In this June 14, 2014, file photo, Patrick Dempsey sits in his Porsche 911 RSR during a warm up session of the 82nd 24-hour Le Mans endurance race in Le Mans, western France. Dempsey's practice accident put his team at the back of the field at Virginia International Raceway. He helped his team rebound for a podium finish and hoped to carry that momentum into Saturday's Lone Star Le Mans. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, File)

Patrick Dempsey’s character in “Can’t Buy Me Love” spent all summer mowing lawns to save up for a telescope.

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Ben McKenzie primed to lead Fox’s Batman prequel

Jada Pinkett Smith and Ben McKenzie arrive at "Gotham" series premiere event at the New York Library on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostiniti/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben McKenzie expects viewers to tune into the premiere episode of Fox’s Batman prequel series, “Gotham,” on Monday.

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