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“Good Morning America,” the “Today” show and “CBS This Morning” were expected to air live as usual Tuesday with extensive storm coverage.

Sandy took a toll on the movie box office even before it made landfall. Ticket sales were down more than 11 percent compared to the same weekend last year, said Paul Dergarabedian, box-office analyst for This weekend’s top film, “Argo,” collected $12.1 million. The top film during the same weekend in 2011, “Puss in Boots,” earned $34 million.


AP Entertainment Writers Lynn Elber, Mark Kennedy and Jake Coyle contributed to this report.


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