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Sean P. Means
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FILE - In a April 26, 2006 file photo, radio shock jocks Greg "Opie" Hughes, left, and Anthony Cumia, right, leave CBS Radio studios on 57th Street with fans after finishing their first morning show, in New York. Cumia of the "Opie & Anthony" radio show was fired late Thursday, July 3, 2014 by SiriusXM, who cited his "racially charged" and "hate-filled" remarks on Twitter as the reason. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)
The Cricket’s Daily 3: Shock jock fired for racist tweets

Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture:

• Sirius-XM has fired Anthony Cumia, half of the popular shock-jock team "Opie & Anthony," after a series of racist (and unprintable) tweets during an encounter with a black woman in Times Square. [Vulture]

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• Paul McCartney is back performing, after a viral infection caused him to cancel or reschedule several concerts. [Entertainment Weekly]

• "Transformers: Age of Extinction" topped the box office on a slow Independence Day weekend. Newcomer "Tammy" was a somewhat disappointing second. [Box Office Mojo]



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