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Radio Free Montone: A Look Back At 2013

Ask me on a Friday what story I covered on the Monday of the same week and most weeks I’d have to flip open the pages of my reporter’s notebook to answer you. But some stories stick.

01/10/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with their newborn son at St Mary's Hospital on July 23, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

The Top 13 ‘Talkers’ Of 2013

Of all the stories that made headlines this year, these kept you talking for days. It was difficult to limit this list to 13, but we did our best. We hope you enjoy taking a look back of some of the events that we were glued to over the past 12 months.

12/31/2013

A runner dons a 'Boston Strong' shirt while waving an American flag. (credit: Monica Miller)

The Top 13 News Stories Of 2013

We have a new pope, a new mayor-elect and more time to enjoy those large, sugary drinks. Here are our picks for the 13 biggest news stories from 2013, in order of when they occurred.

12/31/2013

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Emmys To Honor Monteith, Gandolfini, 3 Others

The Emmy Awards will feature five special memorial tributes, including one to “Glee” star Cory Monteith, organizers said.

09/17/2013

FILE -- Actor James Gandolfini (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

Contents Of Actor James Gandolfini’s Will Revealed

The late “Sopranos” star also left millions to his wife and relatives. A will dated Dec. 19 was filed yesterday in Manhattan Surrogate’s Court.

07/03/2013

Actor Alec Baldwin arrives for actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Actor Alec Baldwin Goes On Twitter Rant After Wife Accused Of Tweeting At Gandolfini’s Funeral

The British newspaper The Daily Mail claims Baldwin’s 29-year-old yoga instructor wife, Hilaria, tweeted about fruit smoothie recipes and shopping for a wedding anniversary present during the funeral services Thursday.

06/28/2013

People arrive for actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013.  (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Friends, Family & Fans Say Goodbye To ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini

The creator of “The Sopranos” said at James Gandolfini’s funeral that the actor brought the traits of a sad boy, “amazed and confused,” to the role of Tony Soprano.

06/27/2013

FILE -- Actor James Gandolfini (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Attend Wake For ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini

Broadway theaters were also expected to dim their marquee lights at 8 p.m. Wednesday in memory of the actor who earned a Tony Award nomination in 2009 for his role in the award-winning “God of Carnage.”

06/26/2013

FILE -- Actor James Gandolfini (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

Broadway To Dim Its Lights In Memory Of James Gandolfini

The marquees of Broadway theaters will be dimmed for one minute at 8 p.m. Wednesday to honor the late stage and screen actor.

06/25/2013

James Gandolfini (Angela Weiss/Getty Images Entertainment)

NJ Flags Flying At Half-Staff For ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini died Wednesday in Rome at age 51.

06/24/2013

James Gandolfini (Angela Weiss/Getty Images Entertainment)

James Gandolfini’s Body Returned To U.S. From Italy

Gandolfini’s body departed Rome earlier Sunday, in a plane that landed at Newark International Airport around 9 p.m., 1010 WINS reported.

06/23/2013

Actor James Gandolfini died Wednesday, June 19, after suffering a heart attack in Italy. (Credit: Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

Manhattan Funeral Expected For James Gandolfini

The services for Gandolfini, 51, are expected to be held at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in Upper Manhattan.

06/22/2013

James Gandolfini (Angela Weiss/Getty Images Entertainment)

Christie Orders Flags Be Flown At Half-Staff In Honor Of ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini

An autopsy confirmed that the New Jersey native and actor died of a heart attack, with no evidence of substance abuse or foul play, a family spokesman said Friday.

06/21/2013

James Gandolfini and Steve Schirripa (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Exploring the Arts)

LISTEN: Steve Schirripa Praises The Brilliance, Generosity Of James Gandolfini

Steve Schirripa joined WFAN host Mike Francesa in studio on Friday to discuss the life of Gandolfini and expound upon the man that he was, both on the screen and off.

06/21/2013

James Gandolfini (Angela Weiss/Getty Images Entertainment)

Silverman: Both James Gandolfini And Tony Soprano Were Sports Enthusiasts

Those who followed the series religiously know that sports was a big part of Tony Sopranos’ life.

06/21/2013

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