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money lead

March 21st, 2013
01:51 PM ET

Jack Dorsey on his desire to be mayor of New York City, Steve Jobs, and being a bachelor

By Jake Tapper and Sherisse Pham

Join us at 4pm for our full interview with Twitter's Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey, Mayor of New York City?

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is based in San Francisco, but has said being mayor of New York City would be his dream job,

The "desire to be mayor is more of an aspirational kind, or raising the bar of how I should be thinking," says Dorsey.

The 36-year-old has already met a high bar in terms of accomplishment - after stepping down from day-to-day operations at Twitter, he went on to found the mobile payment device Square. Dorsey's net worth is reportedly more than a billion dollars - so he already shares some common ground with the current mayor of New York.

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pop lead

March 21st, 2013
12:02 PM ET

Jimmy Kimmel: NBC moving on from Jay Leno "makes perfect sense"

Join us on at 4pm for our full interview with late night host Jimmy Kimmel

Reports are out that Jimmy Fallon will be replacing Jay Leno on The Tonight Show, putting him in a position to go head-to-head with Jimmy Kimmel. We checked in with Kimmel on the late night wars which have heated up since he moved to 11:30pm.

NBC's move, in many ways, has to be a direct response to Kimmel's move to the coveted late night hour.

"God, I hope so," says Kimmel of NBC's motivations. "Obviously, NBC is looking to move on, because they did it once already. This would be the second time that this has happened."

The former Comedy Central star says NBC moving on from Leno, and moving Fallon to 11:30, "makes perfect sense."

"Jimmy Fallon is doing a great job. And he’s very popular," says Kimmel, who adds that Leno's departure is inevitable.

"I mean, hey, eventually, it’s going to happen one way or the other."

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sports lead

March 21st, 2013
11:02 AM ET

#You're It: Name that Pro Bowl team

Thanks to everyone who played #You're It yesterday. We asked you to send us your best NFL Pro Bowl team names. Thanks to all tweeps who replied, and a shout out to the two who made air - @ScottDismuke, who tweeted "team irrelevant vs team it really doesn't matter." And @pi_rho tweeted team names the "NFC Helmet Knockers v. the AFC Head Cases."
[tweet https://twitter.com/ScottDismuke/status/314474214419738624%5D

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