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Here is a look at how gambling revenue and employment have changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978:___May 26, 1978: Resorts Atlantic City opens.Casino revenue: $134 millionCasino employment: 3,300___ ...more

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When a casino shuts down, making an announcement over the loudspeaker and herding gamblers off the casino floor is only the beginning. Here's a look at what takes place behind the scenes:— Secure the money and the chip ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Is it time to cash out of stocks?The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 for the first time on Tuesday. With each record, the temptation grows to take ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he's optimistic about the growing economy. ...more

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A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.Doctors say the Novartis drug — ...more

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A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade. Doctors say that a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug cut the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.The drug, made by Switze ...more

AP News - 5 hours ago

As many as 12,000 foreigners have gone to Syria to fight the government of Bashar Assad. Many have joined extremist groups, including the al-Nusra front, an al-Qaida affiliate, and the Islamic State group, which now controls a territory straddling Syri ...more

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart was back in his comfort zone, behind the wheel of a race car.He's still got a shot at another Sprint Cup championship.Yet plenty of questions remain.Will he face criminal charges for running over a ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the tough ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Drug-sniffing dogs, peers watching for people feeling ill, a "cooling tunnel" and shorter days are greeting fans this weekend at an electronic music festival where two people died of drug overdoses last year, organizers said Friday. ...more