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2012’: The Las Vegas spectacular!

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How will Sin City know the end is near?

• Radiohead deigns to play the Strip; Thom Yorke shouts, “Helloooo, Lost Wages, are you ready to ROCK?!”

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• Your neighbor actually talks to you.

• “Hi, my name is Oscar, and I’m ...”

• The NFL finally lets Las Vegas leave a voice-mail.

• “Hon, the guidebook doesn’t say anything about the Bellagio fountains generating a huge, building-toppling wave.”

• A beloved sports icon and community hero admits to a sordid drug ... aw, crap!

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