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Thinking about Jay-Z, cold weather and the Salvation Army

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Get this money As if things weren’t tough enough, now comes news that Jay-Z and Coldplay will make only $1 million each for their New Year’s Eve performances at Cosmo. How will these guys eat? –Ken Miller, Associate Editor

Cold comfort Watching the Northeast get pummeled with bad winter weather serves as a nice reminder: I’ll take 115-degree summers anytime if it means I’ll never wake up to find my car buried under snow. –April Corbin, Web Content Editor

Free fee With the holiday season coming to an end, gyms across the city are gearing up to welcome you and your resolution with open arms. Try one of the valley’s running/biking trails instead—fresh fitness at the low price of $0 per month. –Mark Adams, Listings Coordinator

Inspect her gadget Last year I looked forward to the AEE porn convention. This year, I’m more excited about the CES gadget convention. Does this mean I’m getting more mature ... or less? –Rick Lax, Staff Writer

Scumbag alert A thief just took $13,000 in cash from the Salvation Army’s local headquarters. If you’d like to help offset the loss, call 870-4430 or visit –John P. McDonnall, Copy Editor

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Mark Adams joined the Las Vegas Weekly in 2010 and now serves as the magazine’s web editor. You can also ...

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Rick wrote the books Fool Me Once: Hustlers, Hookers, Headliners, and How Not to Get Screwed in Vegas and Lawyer ...

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