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Asia stocks rise on S&P high, China stimulus hopes

BEIJING (AP) -- Asian stock markets rose Monday, lifted by another record high on Wall Street and expectations of stimulus in China after its manufacturing growth slowed. Investors looked ahead to this week's U.S. employment figures and a meeting of Europe's central bank for signs of stimulus steps....
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Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage of cheap power, an abundance of fiber-optic cable and one of the safest environments in the country for storing digital information....
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Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel....
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Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

HAVANA (AP) -- Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are frequently shoddy, scarce and expensive....
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Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese government and business leaders pledged support Monday for visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effort to modernize his country's economy....
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A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel

A look at key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel:...
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It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

TOKYO (AP) -- Hello Kitty, whom many learned last week is a girl and not a cat, may be the queen of Japan's cute characters, but she's hardly the only one....
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Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Does the United States spend too much on the military and national security, not enough, or about right? <More Info>

Too Much:
Not Enough:
About Right:
Not Enough:
92%
Too Much:
8%
Total Votes: 12

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think it's appropriate for 9-year olds to be able to fire machine guns, grenade launchers and sniper rifles at shooting ranges?

No:
75%
Yes:
25%
Total Votes: 13,065