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Mitch Perry Report 4.7.16 – Gay Talese, meet Twitter

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Gay Talese is one of the great American reporters of our time. Now 84, Talese was considered part of the New Journalism that took the country by storm in the 1960s. I’m going to write about his new book in a moment, but I confess that I’m a little late to the party regarding the contretemps he started up last weekend. That’s when he was asked at a conference at Boston University about women writers who had inspired him and replied,…

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Tampa poised to host NCAA Frozen Four hockey finals over next 3 days

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The four university hockey teams that will compete for the NCAA national hockey championship this weekend arrived in Tampa on Tuesday. Boston College, Quinnipiac, Denver and North Dakota participated in practice sessions at the Amalie Arena on Wednesday, a day before the semi-finals take place. It’s the second time the region has hosted the college hockey championships in the past five years. “For our community to be the first-ever host in the Southeast in 2012 was truly monumental,” said Rob…

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