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Intermission: Binge-reading
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“Studios Need to Infuse Their Sequels With Fresh and Original Ideas,” by Jim Gianopulos: I'm flagging this guest column from the chairman of Fox's film division not because I think it says anything exceptionally new, but because given Hollywood's …

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Investors have woken up to Greece's nuclear risk
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This was blocked by the EU for fear that it would set off contagion at a time when the eurozone – negligently – did not have a lender-of-last resort. Greece was sacrificed to buy time for the euro. The EU-IMF Troika forced a bankrupt country to take on …

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Const. David Wynn honoured by thousands at funeral
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CBC – <!– (S) –>Thousands of people packed in to a hockey arena in Alberta on Monday to say goodbye to a Mountie killed in the line of duty. Members of the RCMP from across the country marched in a procession for Const. David Wynn, 42, leading his …

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Macau Proposes Full Smoking Ban; Galaxy, Wynn Macau Most Affected
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Profit at Macau dropped 15% from a year ago but the company still beat street estimates because its Singapore operations outperformed. Las Vegas Sands is down 1.6% in after-hours trading. Wynn Resorts fell 1%. MGM Resorts (MGM) dipped 2.6% and …

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The Truth About Las Vegas Legend Bugsy Siegel
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To the world who know bits and pieces of the myth – or perhaps remember actor Warren Beatty's portrayal, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel is the founder of the modern version of Las Vegas: Opulent hotels, top-grade service and class-A entertainment. The truth …

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Senior center lunch about conversation, not gyration
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“I like to think if I'd kept on I could have gone to Vegas as well.” The cards dealt to Isenhour steered him on a more local path to share his love of Presley's work with others. He said his most interesting gig was at a baby shower, which required a …

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Northern neighborhood news and events, Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2015
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A Valentine's Day Craft Buffet is scheduled from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Children 6 to 11 are invited to make Valentine's Day cards and gifts. A Chinese New Year …. Visit ontheranchmarket.com or call 702-726-2426. Monthly Buddhist services are …

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Judge's ruling on Chicago court seen as win for Caesars
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Under the company's bankruptcy plan, Caesars seeks court approval to convert CEOC into a publicly traded real estate investment trust. CEOC controls Caesars Palace, Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah's Reno Casino and Hotel and more than a dozen regional …

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Report: Foreclosed-on homeowners may return to market
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Blomquist said Las Vegas has so many boomerang buyers because the city suffered a nation-leading foreclosure rate in the downturn. Local real estate professionals say they're already seeing once-distressed buyers filter into the market. For some …

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CCSD kicks off campaign to hire teachers
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CCSD Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky flew over Fremont Street to the stage on Main Street where he addressed the shortage of teachers in the school district. Skorkowsky oversaw the hiring of about 1,900 teachers last year. His task this year is much greater.

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Second-chance drawing leads to first-class Vegas trip
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Alan Goodwin, a nuclear pharmacist for Cardinal Health, was among nine lucky players in the state who won trips to Las Vegas next month for a chance to appear on “The Monopoly Millionaires' Club” lottery TV game show, according to a release issued by …

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