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Memorial Day

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  • Rainbow 6, approaching $10M, guaranteed payout Monday at Gulfstream

    Rainbow 6, approaching $10M, guaranteed payout Monday at Gulfstream
    Someone could get very, very rich. More likely, a few people will go home with a nice payout. Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino has moved up the payout date of its Rainbow 6 horseracing bet to Monday, Memorial Day. A jackpot that might reach $20...
  • Seminole Coconut Creek for May

    Seminole Coconut Creek for May
    Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has handbag and Lord & Taylor gift card giveaways, then a Can Am Spyder Roadster and a SeaDoo RXT 260 on May 24. Michael Kors Handbag Event   Friday, May 9 – 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Earn $20 comp dollars between...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Conan O'Brien to chase millennial viewers as MTV Movie Awards host

    Conan O'Brien to chase millennial viewers as MTV Movie Awards host
    Conan O'Brien will host the youthful, pop-oriented MTV Movie Awards for the first time on April 13 at the Nokia Theatre, the late-night host announced on "Conan" on Tuesday. At 50, he is the oldest performer ever to host the show, which tends to favor...
  • Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration

    Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration
    Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala. But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
  • Alaska's Halibut Cove on Ismailof island is a quietly beautiful artists colony

    Alaska's Halibut Cove on Ismailof island is a quietly beautiful artists colony
    More often than it should, my mind slips away to Alaska. To follow, you'd need to fly to Anchorage, rent a car, then drive to Homer, as I did in the summer of 1994. Homer is nice — a quirky hamlet on the Kenai Peninsula where eagles fly, bears...
  • The seven essential tools every grill cook needs for Memorial Day

    The seven essential tools every grill cook needs for Memorial Day
    It’s Memorial Day weekend. Are you ready to get your grill on? With the smells of charcoal and propane beginning to perfume backyards across the nation, now is the perfect time to take stock of your equipment. Whether you’re an old hand or...
  • 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,...
  • 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 &...