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  • Nadine Gordimer dies at 90; Nobel laureate chronicled apartheid

     Nadine Gordimer dies at 90; Nobel laureate chronicled apartheid
    From childhood, Nadine Gordimer understood the cruelties of apartheid. "I went to the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy," the daughter of poor South African whites recalled years ago, "but there was no mercy for blacks. I went to dancing classes, blacks were...
  • Clash threatens Allentown's Americus hotel renovation

    Albert Abdouche promises his $13.2 million plan will help the long-vacant Americus Center recapture the grandeur that once made it Allentown's most elegant hotel. The members of the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority want that...
  • Dan Borislow, creator of MagicJack, dies at 52

    Dan Borislow, creator of MagicJack, dies at 52
    Dan Borislow, a West Palm Beach businessman whose "MagicJack" helped pioneer free Internet phone calls, has died at age 52. His death was confirmed by Brad Shewmake, a spokesman for MagicJack Vocaltec Ltd., the maker of the device. Borislow was the...
  • Maryland Jockey Club unveils logo for 140th Preakness

    Maryland Jockey Club unveils logo for 140th Preakness
    On Monday, the Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the logo for next year's Preakness, the 140th running of the middle jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown. For the 16th straight year, the Leffler Agency designed the logo, according to a news release....
  • Hungary's Movie Renaissance Continues as Pix Win Laurels, Incentives Rise, and Hungarian Film Week Returns

    The Hungarian film biz is on a roll, and keen to maintain its momentum. Variety spoke to Agnes Havas, head of the Hungarian National Film Fund, who is attending the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival this week, about the three Hungarian features playing...
  • Interesting fields for Million Preview Day

     Interesting fields for Million Preview Day
    Like movie previews, Million Preview Day gets people hooked on the plot but doesn't give away the ending. Historically, the first place finishers in the four Million Preview Day races that will be run Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse...
  • Calder to lay off up to 246 after reductions, closings

    Calder to lay off up to 246 after reductions, closings
    Calder Casino and Race Course has slashed its horse racing dates and eliminated its poker room, and with that comes a reduction in employees. The Miami Gardens pari-mutuel revealed this week that 246 employees are being laid off, filing a Worker...
  • After 40 years, Terry West keeps riding

    After 40 years, Terry West keeps riding
    Although Terry West will be competing in Sunday's Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show at Pimlico Race Course for just the third time, she won't need to adjust much. West has been in various horse competitions for more than 40 years, working as a jockey...
  • Horse going to greener pastures after owner's heartbreaking tragedy

    Horse going to greener pastures after owner's heartbreaking tragedy
    Megan Gaynes noticed the horse when she pulled up to the auction in Mira Loma. He was standing in a pen, his head down, his right hind leg swollen. Gaynes, who runs a horse-rescue organization, feared the gelding was in such bad shape that he might hurt...
  • Finnegans Wake edges Admiral Kitten

     Finnegans Wake edges Admiral Kitten
    Finnegans Wake, I'm Already Sexy, Divine Oath and The Pizza Man look like they're ready for prime time. After winning Saturday's four Grade III Million Preview Day grass races at Arlington International Racecourse all are likely to go on to the main...
  • Los Alamitos racetrack's thoroughbred meeting 'an artistic success'

    Before the start of the final day of racing at Los Alamitos Race Course's summer thoroughbred meet, a jogger in track pants ran a few laps around the track. He finished with a final trek down the immense stretch run. At 1,380 feet, it is the longest...