August 30, 2014

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Teen crashes Lamborghini during test drive, diesTeen taking test drive in Lamborghini dies in crash; excessive speed believed a factor
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014 file photo, the Showboat Casino Hotel is seen along the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. The casino is due to close on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, one of three Atlantic City casinos shutting down over the next few weeks, along with Revel and Trump Plaza. Caesars Entertainment spokesman Gary Thompson told The Associated Press that Caesars officials were showing the Showboat on Tuesday afternoon to a party that had expressed interest. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, file)
A history of casino revenue, jobs in Atlantic CityA history of gambling revenue and employment in Atlantic City since casinos launched in 1978
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo taken on June 27, 2014, shows the exterior of the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City N.J. The Showboat's owner, Caesars Entertainment, said on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014,  that the casino will definitely close on Sunday, Aug. 31. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Here's what happens when a casino closes downHere's what happens when a casino closes down
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo taken on June 27, 2014, shows Revel Casino Hotel, left, and the Showboat Casino Hotel, right, in Atlantic City N.J. Showboat's owner said on Aug. 27, 2014 it will close on Sunday, Aug. 31, the same day Revel starts winding down its operations for a closing on Sept. 1 and 2. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 daysIn Atlantic City, 2 casinos and 5,000-plus jobs will be lost in 1 nightmare weekend
The Associated Press1 hour ago
State Senators Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, left, and Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, celebrate after lawmakers approved Padilla's bill to ban single-use plastic bags at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. By a 22-15 vote, the Senate approved SB270  that makes California the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill now goes to  Gov Jerry Brown.  De Leon had previously opposed the bill, but gave his support after protections were added for plastic bag manufacturers.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
California lawmakers pass first US plastic bag banLawmakers approve bill that would make California first state in nation to ban plastic bags
The Associated Press5 hours ago

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