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Publishing world gathers this week for book conventions

In this May 29, 2014, file photo, visitors walk through the Hachette Book Group's exhibition at BookExpo America, the annual industry convention in New York. Starting Wednesday, May 27, 2015, more than 20,000 industry professionals are expected at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan for BookExpo. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Diversity will get an extra push at this week’s BookCon and BookExpo America.

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Independent booksellers continue to add new stores

NEW YORK (AP) — The independent bookseller community continues to expand, through new stores opening and old stores adding new locations.

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World Series of Poker starts this week with new events

In this July 5, 2014 file photo, a man walks by a sign for the World Series of Poker during the main event in Las Vegas. The annual weeks-long tournament at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas that rewards millions of dollars to the best card sharks playing in 68 events starts Wednesday, May 27, 2015, with a new event expected to attract at least 10,000 players. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship’s newest event could cause a poker chip shortage.

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Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500

Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives through the first turn during the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, May 22, 2015.  (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — They call the Indianapolis 500 “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.

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Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500

Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives through the first turn during the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, May 22, 2015.  (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — They call the Indianapolis 500 “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.

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