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A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
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Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords led the pledge of allegiance at a memorial ceremony for the victims of last year's shooting ...
in Tucson, Arizona. Giffords has spent the last year recovering from her head injury. (Jan. 9)
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[Location - Date:TUCSON, ARIZONA/JAN. 8][Source:AP, KGUN][VO:][VOICE-OVER:SOURCE: AP]TRACK#1 ONE YEAR AFTER A DAY THAT SHOOK THE NATION, THE VICTIMS OF THE TUCSON ARIZONA SHOOTING ARE REMEMBERED.U-S CONGRESSMEMBER GABRIELLE GIFFORDS LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE AT THE START OF THE EVENT..SHE WAS ONE OF 13 PEOPLE WOUNDED IN THE SHOOTING THAT LEFT SIX DEAD.GIFFORDS HAS SPENT THE PAST YEAR IN INTENSIVE PHYSICAL AND SPEECH REHABILITATION.HER HUSBAND, FORMER ASTRONAUT MARK KELLY, ADDRESSED THE CROWD.[SOT/:MARK KELLY/HUSBAND OF U.S. REP. GABRIELLE GIFFORDS (SOURCE: AP)][Notes:TUCSON, ARIZONA/JAN. 8]"Those of us who survived were forever changed by that moment. For the past year we've had new realities to live with. The reality and pain of letting go of the past."[VO:][VOICE-OVER][Location - Date:TUCSON, ARIZONA][Source:KGUN]TRACK#2THE YOUNGEST SHOOTING VICTIM WAS NINE YEAR OLD CHRISTINA TAYLOR GREEN.SOME OF HER FRIENDS REFLECTED ON WHAT CHRISTINA MEANT TO THEM.[SOT/:JAMIE STONE/FRIEND OF CHRISTINA TAYLOR GREEN][Notes:(SOURCE: AP)]She taught me to always be open to what I want to say, and that I can do anything I set my mind to. She made me a better person. She'd want all of us to follow our dreams and not be sad because she isn't there. [VO:][Location - Date:TUCSON, ARIZONA, JAN. 8][Source:AP][VOICE-OVER]TRACK#3GIFFORDS HAS NOT SAID IF SHE PLANS TO RUN FOR RE-ELECTION.DOCTORS HAVE SAID IT WOULD TAKE MANY MONTHS TO DETERMINE THE LASTING EFFECTS OF HER BRAIN INJURY.JARED LEE LOUGHNER HAS PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO 49 CHARGES IN THE SHOOTING.HE IS BEING TREATED FOR BIPOLAR DISORDER WHILE HE AWAITS HIS TRIAL.MATT SMALL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.(****END****) ANCHOR VOICE: MATT SMALL -------------------------VIDEO PRODUCER: ROD JUSSIM---------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: AP, KGUN-----------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: ROD JUSSIM----------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: AP CLIENTS ONLY, EMBARGO TUCSON----------------------------------MARKET EMBARGO (S): TUCSON, ARIZONA--------------------------------SCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE: d0611BC-US--Congresswoman Shot-Anniversary,1176