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Which singer has announced that in 2022 she will perform for three months at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas?

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“Weekends with Adele” will begin on January 21 and run through April with concerts every Saturday and Sunday.

What former unsuccessful candidate for governor has launched a second campaign for the same office?

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Stacy Abrams is challenging Republican Gov. Brian Kemp for the second time in Georgia.

Which unranked college basketball team upset No. 1-ranked Duke University?

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The Duke Blue Devils lost 71–66 to the unheralded Ohio State Buckeyes.

Which country singer is opening a restaurant in Oklahoma?

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Reba’s Place is expected to open by September 2022 in tiny Atoka, Oklahoma, a town of 3,000 people. It’s a restaurant, bar, live music venue and retail store.

Which city was the world’s most expensive urban place to live in 2021?

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According to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living index, Tel Aviv, Israel is the most expensive, followed by Paris and Singapore.

What retail chain that closed its last location in the U.S. this year is planning to open a giant store this month in a New Jersey mall?

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Toys “R” Us still operates hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores overseas, but the 20,000 square foot flagship at the American Dream mall will be a U.S. comeback.

What caused Alaska officials to delay an annual post-Thanksgiving display of a 300-foot-wide illuminated star?

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A small avalanche caused problems with about half of the star’s light bulbs..

What infamous criminal’s wife was sentenced to three years in federal prison?

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El Chapo’s wife was sentenced for conspiracy to distribute drugs, for money-laundering and for helping run her husband’s Mexican drug cartel.

The final four male contestants in “The Bachelorette” are unique in the show’s history in what way?

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Bachelorette Michelle Young ended up with all black contestants in her final four, a first for the reality show franchise.

Which television star has announced his candidacy for Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat?

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Dr. Oz said he is running as a conservative Republican; his show will have guest hosts, and it will be off the air in Pennsylvania for the length of the campaign.

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