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A Webby honor for comedian Louis C.K.

Will Arnett (left) and Louis C.K. at Rangers-Capitals game in New York.

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Will Arnett (left) and Louis C.K. at Rangers-Capitals game in New York.

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Newton’s own Louis C.K. was at the Stanley Cup playoff game at Madison Square Garden on Monday night with his actor pal Will Arnett. On Tuesday it was announced that C.K. has been chosen as the 2012 Webby Awards “person of the year’’ for distributing his comedy special online for $5 - and earning $1 million within two weeks, according to the Associated Press. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences will have a ceremony for C.K. and other Webby winners on May 21. “Young Adult’’ star Patton Oswalt will host.

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