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‘The Weegee Guide to New York’ shows mid-20th century city

This combination shows the Aug. 10, 1945 photo "Celebration in the Garment District on Japanese offer to surrender" by Weegee, provided by the International Center of Photography in New York, and the same vantage point on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Copyright Weegee/The International Center of Photography, Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — A new book of photos by legendary photographer Weegee shows what industrialized, pre-gentrified New York looked like in the mid-20th century, before the city was crammed with towers and billboards.

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Which way will One Direction go after Malik’s departure?

FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, British band One Direction, from left, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan pose backstage after winning the awards for Best New Artist and Best Pop Video for the track, "What Makes You Beautiful" at the MTV Video Music Awards, Los Angeles. Malik said Wednesday, March 25, 2015, he is leaving chart-topping boy band One Direction "to be a normal 22-year-old." His bandmates said they were sad to see him go "but we totally respect his decision and send him all our love for the future." (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Lee Roth and Van Halen. Noel Gallagher and Oasis. And now Zayn Malik and One Direction.

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In the NCAAs, time doesn’t always fly when you’re having fun

In this March 22, 2015, file photo, Iowa's Aaron White, left, and teammates rest during a timeout against Gonzaga in the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32 in Seattle. In the NCAA tournament, more frequent stoppages in play-- leave coaches and players with time on their hands. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The whistle sounds. The horn blows. And the madness grinds to a halt.

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‘Dr. George’ Fischbeck, LA TV weatherman, dies at 92

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Fischbeck, a science teacher-turned-TV weatherman whose enthusiastic broadcasts made him a popular figure during two decades in Los Angeles, has died. He was 92.

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Record-breaking play ‘The Fantasticks’ to close in May

This file image released by DDPR Public Relations shows Dan Sharkey as Hucklebee, left, and Kevin R. Free as Bellomy in "The Fantasticks." The off-Broadway phenomenon “The Fantasticks” will end its fantastic run this summer. Producers of the stalwart, low-tech show said Wednesday, March 25, 2015, the musical will close May 3, the 55th anniversary of the show’s opening in 1960. It will have run 20,672 performances in two city venues. (AP Photo/DDPR Public Relations, Graham Dougherty, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The off-Broadway phenomenon “The Fantasticks” will pack away its confetti and cardboard moon this summer, ending a record-breaking, fantastic run that started when Dwight D. Eisenhower was president.

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