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Trump Plaza in Atlantic City to close

(Reuters) - The Trump Plaza Hotel in Atlantic City could shut its doors in September and lay off 1,000 workers, a local newspaper reported, in what could make it the fourth casino to close this year in the faltering New Jersey resort city.

The Press of Atlantic City said in a story posted online late on Friday that an official from Trump Plaza called New Jersey state Senator Jim Whelan and told him the casino, which is owned by Trump Entertainment Resorts, expected to issue layoff notices on Monday ahead of a Sept. 16 closure.


Reuters could not confirm the report. Representatives for Trump Entertainment Resorts, Whelan and a union for the casino's employees did not returns calls.

Trump Plaza employs about 1,000 people, according to regulatory reports.
http://news.msn.com/us/trump-plaza-in-atlantic-city-to-close-adding-to-citys-woes-report?gt1=51501

If Trump is for creating jobs as he calls for Obama to do, he should save this establishment.
Posted by liberal N proud | Sun Jul 13, 2014, 12:20 PM (4 replies)

I-90 Bridge to be imploded Saturday - Downtown Cleveland

Now that LeBron James is returning to the Cav's, they are going to have some fireworks on the Cuyahoga.

http://www.newsnet5.com/traffic/traffic-news/innerbelt-bridge-demolition-saturday-morning

Posted by liberal N proud | Fri Jul 11, 2014, 02:34 PM (0 replies)

In other Cleveland news - High school girls set up lemonade stand outside of LeBron James' Bath Town

Yes that is how bad it is one TV station reporting on three girls selling lemonade outside LeBron's home.


http://www.newsnet5.com/news/high-school-girls-set-up-lemonade-stand-outside-of-lebron-james-bath-township-home


No fewer than 10 LeBron stories on News Net 5's web site http://www.newsnet5.com/home


Posted by liberal N proud | Fri Jul 11, 2014, 02:32 PM (0 replies)

Retail in Real-Time

Here's a glimpse of how and where the U.S. spends its cash and just how quickly these numbers grow.

From the moment you click on this link, it begins accumulating data




In 185 seconds $ 1,691,324 has been spent on retail online and $ 17,101,166 has been spent offline in the US1)

http://www.retale.com/info/retail-in-real-time/
Posted by liberal N proud | Fri Jul 11, 2014, 01:13 PM (0 replies)

5 Reasons Cleveland Is A Terrible Choice To Hold The GOP’s 2016 Convention

The Republican National Committee has selected Cleveland to host its 2016 convention, Chairman Reince Priebus announced on Tuesday. Though the GOP’s desire to carry Ohio’s 18 electoral votes in the 2016 presidential election undoubtedly played a major role in the selection, Republicans will be fighting an uphill battle. They haven’t carried the Buckeye State since 2004, and with good reason: Ohio, and Cleveland in particular, has been bucking Republican policies for years.

Here are five ways:
Cleveland is benefiting from $1.4 billion in stimulus funding.

Cleveland is helping expand Obamacare coverage to thousands of lower-income residents.

Cleveland is embracing marriage equality protections for LGBT couples.

Cleveland is supporting sensible new gun laws. (don't go crazy all you gun nuts)

Cleveland is recognizing climate change and lowering its carbon emissions.

see link for full descriptions of these 5 reasons: http://thinkprogress.org/election/2014/07/08/3457689/rnc-2016-cleveland/?elq=~~eloqua..type--emailfield..syntax--recipientid~~&elqCampaignId=~~eloqua..type--campaign..campaignid--0..fieldname--id~~
Posted by liberal N proud | Wed Jul 9, 2014, 01:46 PM (8 replies)

A question the right has to answer from Bill Maher

Posted by liberal N proud | Wed Jul 9, 2014, 08:39 AM (40 replies)

The Cupcake bubble has crumbled

Cupcake shop Crumbs shuttering all its stores

NEW YORK- Crumbs says it is shuttering all its stores, a week after the struggling cupcake shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq.

The New York City-based company said all employees were notified of the closures Monday. A representative for Crumbs could not immediately say how many workers were affected or how many stores it had remaining on its last day.

"Regrettably Crumbs has been forced to cease operations and is immediately attending to the dislocation of its employees while it evaluates its limited remaining options," the company said in an emailed statement. That will include filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation.


http://money.msn.com/investment-advice/now.aspx?post=cc680a4e-b169-41e1-bd9d-364bb620a9bd>1=33002

Posted by liberal N proud | Tue Jul 8, 2014, 01:41 PM (18 replies)

The laugher for the day: Tony Perkins Fears Obama Will Start Putting Christians In Jail Any Day Now

Tony Perkins invited Fox News’ go-to-Christian-persecution-commentator Todd Starnes to join him on the weekend edition of “Washington Watch,” where Starnes pointed to recent remarks by Rick Warren and Russell Moore warning of the imminent imprisonment of Christians in America as proof that Christians will indeed soon face jail sentences.

Perkins, who recently warned that gay rights advocates are about to launch an anti-Christian Holocaust, naturally agreed that such arrests are going to “play out very quickly in our day.”

The Family Research Council president told Starnes: “I do think that it could very well come to that in our lifetime. A few years ago I didn’t think it would, not this quickly, but as we have seen the aggressive nature of this administration and this president and the open hostility of this administration toward orthodox faith — we have seen it in the HHS mandate, we have seen it in the numerous cases regarding marriage — I think it is going to come down to that.”

See more at: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/tony-perkins-fears-obama-will-start-putting-christians-jail-any-day-now#sthash.ptFUFndg.dpuf

Posted by liberal N proud | Tue Jul 8, 2014, 12:00 PM (16 replies)

Cleveland station running replay of the Lebron James announcement

From 4 years ago!


http://www.newsnet5.com/sports/basketball/cavaliers/lebron-rumors-abound-amid-nba-free-agency-circus


Proof, Cleveland fans enjoy the misery
Posted by liberal N proud | Tue Jul 8, 2014, 10:20 AM (3 replies)

Time for the McCain Graham show - Farce The Nation

Posted by liberal N proud | Sun Jul 6, 2014, 10:26 AM (3 replies)
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