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'Blue Jasmine,' 'Nebraska' gain Writers Guild bids

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By The Associated Press
Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, 9:00 p.m.

“Blue Jasmine,” “Nebraska” and “American Hustle” have been nominated for Writers Guild honors, continuing their imprint on Hollywood's awards season.

• The three comedies, joined by dramas “Dallas Buyers Club” and “Her,” gained nods for exceptional screenwriting in the original screenplay category.

• “August: Osage County,” “Before Midnight,” “Captain Phillips,” “Lone Survivor” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” earned bids for adapted screenplay.

• “Dirty Wars,” “Herblock — The Black & The White,” “No Place on Earth,” “Stories We Tell” and “We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks” ranked among nominated documentaries.

Victors will be honored Feb. 1 at simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles.

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