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Memorial Day

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  • Casino Miami Jai-Alai promotions for May

    Casino Miami Jai-Alai promotions for May
    Casino Miami Jai Alai has free concerts, bar specials and cash giveaways this month.. The casino holds a 10K Slot Tournament at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 29th. 30K Fridays will be on May16th and 30th.  Players will have a chance to win free playprizes from...
  • Universal's Mardi Gras gets 'bigger, badder'

    Universal's Mardi Gras gets 'bigger, badder'
    If you're still suffering from holidays hangover, brace yourself: Universal Studios' Mardi Gras is back, and it's bigger. This year's celebration, starting Saturday, runs on 20 select nights spread over four months — from before Valentine's Day...
  • Consumers' daily spending hits nearly 6-year high, Gallup poll finds

    Consumers' daily spending hits nearly 6-year high, Gallup poll finds
    Americans reported they spent more on average each day last month than at any time since 2008, boosted by a Memorial Day spending spree, according to Gallup poll results released Monday. The self-reported average daily spending of $98 in May was up...
  • The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe

    The historic mansions of Lake Tahoe
    "George Whittell," the tour guide said, "was born with a silver spoon in his mouth." So wealthy was Whittell's family that as a young man in San Francisco he vowed he would never work a day in his life. He then set about vigorously pursuing that goal....
  • 'Mad Men' midseason finale ratings get a major DVR boost

    'Mad Men' midseason finale ratings get a major DVR boost
    Quick! Somebody, tell Michael Ginsberg that technology is not the enemy. Same-day ratings for the midseason finale of "Mad Men," "Waterloo," which aired Sunday night were relatively soft, with just 1.9 million viewers tuning in to watch.  But once...
  • Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'

    Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'
    The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale. Steve Ballmer...
  • Part Two: Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15

    Part Two: Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15
    Until a week and a half ago, gun violence on the streets of Chicago had not directly touched the jazz band at Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. But on the afternoon of May 18, Kenwood guitarist Aaron Rushing, a 15-year-old...
  • Developer of 'G.I. Joe' dies at 86

    Just days before Memorial Day comes the news that Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world's first action figure, has died. He was 86, foxnews.com reports. He died of cancer early Thursday at Home &...
  • Wrong time, wrong place? Costly rental car mistakes

    Wrong time, wrong place? Costly rental car mistakes
    As much as I'd like to believe it — especially in these cases — the customer is not always right. In fact, sometimes the customer is downright dunderheaded, as I was in a couple of recent instances involving rental cars. Rookie mistakes both,...
  • AAA offers free tipsy tow service through New Year's Day

    AAA offers free tipsy tow service through New Year's Day
    If you consume a few too many celebrating the new year, don't get behind the wheel drunk. Use a designated driver or arrive alive with a free tow home from the American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program. The offer is open on through Wednesday....
  • Coupon: $10 off at Kohl's Memorial Day sale

    Coupon: $10 off at Kohl's Memorial Day sale
    Hot! Hot! Hot! Just in time for Memorial sales, save $10 on a $25 purchase at Kohl's with a coupon. Use promo code TEN4YOU if you're shopping online.  Click here for the deal. The coupon expires Monday. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow Doreen...