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Photo: Pete Souza/White House -- President Barack Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie comfort Sandy victims at a community center in Brigantine, N.J October 31, 2012

NBC’s star-studded live telethon tonight for victims of Sandy

Today the death toll from superstorm Sandy in the U.S. stands at 96 and could still go higher. Four days after Sandy slammed into the East Coast and began a slow march across the northeast, more than three million are still without power and there are reports of shortages of gasoline, food, and other necessities. On NBC tonight, “Hurricane Sandy Coming Together,” a live benefit telethon for the victims, begins at 8 p.m. NBC’s Matt Lauer will host and the celebrity line up includes Christina Aguilera, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy... Read More →

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Jay Leno to do stand-up for Gulf Coast victims

Late Night TV host, Jay Leno, will soon be heading down South to perform a benefit for some victims of that devastating Gulf Coast oil spill. The host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” will take to the stage in a theater at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi on the Mississippi Gulf Coast,  next month, on Saturday, August 21. “It’s great to be able to do shows like this,” Leno said in a PR Newswire press release. “We did it for flood victims in Iowa; we did it... Read More →

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