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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Limbaugh felt pains similar to heart attack

Limbaugh felt pains similar to heart attack

HONOLULU -- Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh remained hospitalized in Hawaii Thursday after experiencing chest pains similar to a heart attack, according to the guest host on his nationally syndicated radio show.

Limbaugh was rushed to a Honolulu hospital Wednesday while during a vacation.

Guest host Walter E. Williams described Limbaugh's pains as similar to the feeling of a ''heart attack coming on.'' But Williams said doctors haven't confirmed whether the 58-year-old had a heart attack, and more exams were planned Tuesday.

Shareholders of Marvel OK acquisition by Disney

NEW YORK -- Shareholders of Marvel Entertainment Inc., home of Spider-Man and the Hulk, on Thursday approved the company's acquisition by The Walt Disney Co., as expected.

Marvel said the $4.3 billion acquisition will close at the end of the day, bringing Spider-Man, Iron Man, and 5,000 other comic-book characters under the same roof as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck.

E! series puts new Spelling in reality TV

LOS ANGELES -- Candy Spelling is on a new path in life, one that's taken her into a reality TV series and to Broadway as a producer.

Spelling is one of the celebrities giving away their money on E!'s new ''Bank of Hollywood,'' in which people make the case for requests ranging from touching (a van for children with disabilities) to intriguing (a yogi on a merry mission to spread laughter).

Spelling also is producing a revival of ''Promises, Promises'' on Broadway.