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In brief for June 20, 2007

Call for Tabletop Gallery entries! Are your tabletops tops? Then show the world! Entries for the 2008 Tabletop Gallery competition are due Oct. 12. Ten great tabletops will be on display at The Special Event 2008, Jan. 15-18 in Atlanta. For more on Tabletop Gallery, click here ...

The price is wrong Bring plenty of rubles if your next incentive trip goes to Moscow; it's the most expensive city in the world, says the latest study from Mercer Human Resource Consulting. London comes in at second place, followed by Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong. New York is only 15th, and Los Angeles is a bargain at 42nd place--the only two American cities in the top 50. On a truly tight budget? Consider Asuncion in Paraguay, the least expensive city ...

Don't blame the Brits A quarter of Britons smoke cigarettes, so there will likely be some frayed nerves come July 1 when the U.K. ban on indoor smoking takes effect. A £8.7 million ($17.3 million) ad campaign is under way to educate the public about the change, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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