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'Mad Men' makes final pitch for greatness

As “Mad Men” begins its final episodes Sunday, we debate whether it’s the best TV drama ever.

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    “There’s the rare occasion when the public can be engaged beyond flash.” Don Draper’s line is a reminder of the fleeting moments of greatness awaiting TV viewers when “Mad Men” begins its final seven episodes this Sunday. If you need to catch up — or simply need a refresher — we’ve compiled the three most important episodes from each season for your binge-watching glory.

  • ‘Mad Men’ makes final pitch for history’s best TV drama

    With the final episodes beginning this Sunday, where does “Mad Men” rank among history’s best TV dramas?

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  • Fervor over Portland airport carpet generates a second life

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Visitors and Oregon locals lined up inside Portland International Airport to have their photos taken with an odd celebrity — a piece of nearly 30-year-old carpet. Ever since Oregonian’s learned the…

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  • Exclusive Dominican resort tied to senator’s indictment

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A Dominican Republic resort long known as an exclusive Caribbean hideaway, where at least three former U.S. presidents have played golf, is one of the main settings in the…

  • Joni Mitchell fans sending good vibes to hospitalized singer

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joni Mitchell’s famous fans are voicing their support and worry for the folk song icon while she is hospitalized in Los Angeles. “Harry Potter” star Emma Watson said Wednesday on Twitter:…

  • British Prince Harry reports for duty in Australia next week

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prince Harry arrives in Australia’s national capital next week to begin four weeks of training with the Australian army before the British royal ends his decade-long military career. The fourth in…

  • Fast, furious, unstoppable: Franchise stays in high gear

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Neither Vin Diesel nor producer Neal Moritz wanted a sequel to “The Fast and the Furious.” The 2001 film about a group of East Los Angeles street racers and the FBI…

  • New Mitch Albom novel a story of world-famous guitarist

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mitch Albom’s next novel will have strings attached. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Wednesday that Albom’s “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto” will come out Nov. 10. The title…

  • Lucy Lawless is bewitching as a newcomer to WGN’s ‘Salem’

    NEW YORK (AP) — As if there weren’t enough upheaval in 17th-Century Salem, Massachusetts, this haunted village is about to welcome Lucy Lawless. Celebrated for such unflinching performances as Xena, Warrior Princess, and Lucretia in…

  • Jeremy Renner, estranged wife, settle custody dispute

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-nominated actor Jeremy Renner will share joint custody of his 2-year-old daughter with his estranged wife after the pair reached a custody agreement after a day of negotiations on Wednesday. Los…

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