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Calling Dick Tracy: Confirming earlier speculation, Apple unveiled its smartwatch Tuesday. When available early next year, the Apple Watch will offer many of the functions of a smartphone on a watch-sized device on your wrist.

Google put a smartwatch on a pair of glasses. Apple’s putting one on your wrist. But if I carry my phone on my belt, apparently it’s the fashion equivalent of wearing socks with sandals.

No Trump bid: Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for bankruptcy and warned it could close Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal Casino Resort in November. Donald Trump owns a stake in the company but no longer controls it and is suing to have his name removed from its casinos because they no longer meet his standard for quality and luxury.

Motel 6, here’s your chance to add Trump to your name.

Wow: Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay premieres his 13th season of “Hell’s Kitchen” tonight. It’s one of five shows he hosts on Fox.

Anybody else want to see Ramsay scream at Trump as he tries to turn the Taj Mahal around on the next episode of “Motel Hell”?

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