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In brief for July 5, 2007

Russia wins Olympic bid The International Olympic Committee voted yesterday to name the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, as host of the Winter Olympics in 2014. Russia triumphed over finalists Austria and South Korea ...

Police review terror threat at bars In the wake of thwarted car-bombs plots in a section of London known for its nightlife, police are giving extra scrutiny to bars and nightclubs as potential terrorist targets. In Hollywood, which has the highest number of nightclubs in the U.S., according to the Los Angeles police chief Bill Bratton, officials have launched a full-scale "terror assessment" ...

Hershey gets into haute water The Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pa., announced this week that it has expanded the "water menu" at two of its restaurants by adding Bling H2O, a "couture" water that makes a splash with its $45 a bottle price tag ...

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