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States are appropriating a record $305 million to support the arts this year, the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies reported Monday. Congress is making an additional $98 million available for the year. City and local governments also provide money for the arts.

It was the first time since 1990 that funding by the states topped the $292 million record of that year, the organization said. It put appropriations for 1997 at $272 million.



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Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

UPDATED: 5:25 p.m.

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told the Associated Press.