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Entertainment News Archive - April 24, 2011

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the official weekend theatrical box office numbers for the weekend period of April 22, 2011 through April 24, 2011 according to the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical box office data collection and analytical service. To access the Top-12 grossing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, April 24, 2011, please visit RENTRAK.com. About Box Office Essentials® Rentrak's Box Office Essentials® and International Box Office Essentials are the theatrical industry's source for comprehensive global box office intelligence.

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The conviction of Barry Bonds last week, the 'retirement' of Manny Ramirez, and the ongoing investigations of Roger Clemens and Lance Armstrong are just the tip of the sports-drugs iceberg," Robert Weiner, former spokesman for the White House National Drug Policy Office, said today. Weiner, also a former spokesman for the World Anti-Doping Agency at the Olympics, gave the Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst this week on "Sports and Drugs--a Sordid History." At the lecture and in an oped drawn from the speech that ran today in the Springfield (MA) Republican, Weiner said: "Bonds was not alone in obstructing evidence--he followed the party line.

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, APRIL 25: EDWARD R. MURROW Profile America -- Monday, April 25th.