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The police car was escorting the “Jersey Shore” vehicle. Mr. Rondinelli says no alcohol was involved. He said Snooki’s international license was revoked because there were injured parties involved. By law, she must wait at least 15 days to get it back.
The popular MTV reality show is filming its fourth season in Florence.
Armstrong attorneys want ‘60 Minutes’ apology
Attorneys for Lance Armstrong have demanded an on-air apology from “60 Minutes” after the head of Switzerland’s anti-doping laboratory denied allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs at the 2001 Tour de Suisse, according to the Associated Press.
In a letter sent Wednesday to CBS News Chairman and “60 Minutes” executive producer Jeff Fager, lawyer Elliot Peters said the May 22 segment about Mr. Armstrong was built on a series of falsehoods, and he accused the CBS show of sloppy journalism.
“In the cold light of morning your story was either extraordinarily shoddy, to the point of being reckless and unprofessional, or a vicious hit-and-run job,” Mr. Peters wrote. “In either case, a categorical on-air apology is required.”
CBS News spokesman Kevin Tedesco said Wednesday he couldn’t immediately comment on the letter, but said: “We consider this the most thorough investigation into doping in the sport of cycling ever done.”
Former teammate Tyler Hamilton alleged in the piece that Mr. Armstrong talked about using the banned blood-booster EPO to prepare for his third Tour de France in 2001 and cycling’s governing body, the International Cycling Union, helped him hide a positive test at the Swiss event.
Last week, the head of Switzerland’s anti-doping laboratory, Martial Saugy, denied allegations that Mr. Armstrong tested positive for performing-enhancing drugs during the 2001 Tour de Suisse.
Mr. Armstrong has repeatedly denied doping and has never tested positive.
‘Grey’s‘ McDreamy may hang up his scrubs
Is Dr. McDreamy checking out of Seattle Grace?
According to the Hollywood Reporter, “Grey’s Anatomy” star Patrick Dempsey told Italian Vogue that the show’s upcoming eighth season is “gonna be my last.”
“I do not know what’s going to happen to the other characters, but for me it’s done,” the actor added.
The decision is “bittersweet because it’s been a great part of my life. But I can’t see me doing it anymore,” Mr. Dempsey said of the ABC hit.
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