Pa. minor-league team installs ‘urinal gaming system’

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PHILADELPHIA — A steady stream will help Lehigh Valley IronPig fans stay entertained and learn about prostate health while answering nature’s call at the ballpark.

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Monopoly reveals newest game token (and the one kicked out of the box)


The results are in! Over the past month, hundreds of thousands of Monopoly fans worldwide voted for which new token should replace one of the iconic ones being retired after countless journeys past Go. After a hard-fought campaign, representatives revealed the newest game piece Wednesday morning on TODAY.

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Etch A Sketch inventor dies at 86

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The inventor of the beloved Etch A Sketch toy, Andre Cassagnes, has died at age 86, the toy’s manufacturer confirms to NBC News. Cassagnes died Jan. 16 in France.

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Monopoly is sending a game piece to jail, permanently


Monopoly is sending one of its tokens directly to jail forever  without passing go, without collecting $200.

The iconic board game is asking its Facebook fans to vote for their favorite game piece, including the car, thimble, boot, Scottie dog, battleship, hat, iron and wheelbarrow.

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Which Monopoly token would you eliminate? Which would you like to see added?

C-H-E-A-T-E-R: Top youth player gets kicked out of national Scrabble tournament

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One of the top young Scrabble players in the country has been kicked out of the game’s national championship tournament in Florida after he was caught hiding blank letter tiles, organizers said Tuesday.

John D. Williams, Jr., executive director of the National Scrabble Association, said that a male player was ejected from the 350-player event in Round 24 of the 28-round event.

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