End Of An Era

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End Of An Era of the Day: The iconic Yahoo billboard -- an emblem of a bygone era built over a decade ago during the heyday of the dot-com boom -- was brought down today by Clear Channel, which announced last month that the space had suddenly become available.

The move surprised some, considering the billboard's status among Bay Bridge commuters, and the relatively low cost o

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End Of An Era of the Day: Early this morning, the last US troop crossed the Iraqi border into Kuwait, closing the door behind him.

Literally: "The gate to #iraq is closed," tweeted NBC News' Richard Engel. "Soldier just told me, 'that's it, the war is over.'"

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End Of An Era of the Day: Universal Studios Florida announced yesterday on its Facebook page that it will be shuttering its iconic Jaws-themed attraction to make room for something else.

Jaws: The Ride was one of the park's first attractions upon opening in 1990. The entire Amity set

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End Of An Era of the Day: Joe Paterno is out as Penn State's head football coach effective immediately.

The Board of Trustees announced the decision at a press conference a short while ago. Earlier today, Paterno said that he would retire at the end of his 46th season.

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Follow Up of the Day: Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril announced a short while ago that Muammar Gaddafi was in fact killed while attempting to flee from anti-loyalist forces flooding into Sirte. The State Department and NATO have yet to independently confirm the claim.

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End Of An Era? of the Day: Despite what the jingle would have you believe, it seems not enough people want to go to Friendly's these days. The iconic Northeast eatery has just filed for bankruptcy, and announced the closure of 63 restaurants.

Though it looks pretty bad for the makers of Fribbles, 424 locations are expected to remain open for the time being; and confidence in th

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In Case You Missed It of the Day: On last night's 60 Minutes, Veteran opinion-giver Andy Rooney made his final regular appearance after 33 years on the air.

Rooney signed off in signature fogy fashion:

A lot of you have sent me wonderful letters and said good things to me when you meet me in the street. I wasn't always gracious about it; it's hard to accept being

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