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Skateboarding: It’s not just for Limp Bizkit videos anymore.

Rob Dyrdek brought his Street League Skateboarding championship to the Thomas & Mack Center on Sept. 25. Shane O’Neil was crowned the winner, and for his trouble, Dyrdek presented him with a bottle of champagne Sept. 26 at Vanity inside the Hard Rock. The club was full of skaters the previous night, with Dyrdek bringing in Dave Duncan, Derek Johnson, Brandon Biebel, Tyler Hawkins, Kelly Apo Kimetlian, John Tracy, Matt Miller, Nick Dompierre, Taylor McClung, Justin Eldridge, Dave Lalimar and Jake Brown.

If only they could’ve convinced Christian Slater to come, they might have had a shot at financing that Gleaming the Cube remake.

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New rules slash card fees

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New rules slash card fees

By Kathy Kristof, Tribune Media Services

Don’t look now but a funny thing is happening to the plastic in your wallet: It’s getting safer and easier to understand and use—at least if you’re the right type of customer. The final stages of credit-card reform went into effect recently, capping a two-year process that was designed to eliminate sneaky fees for everything from exceeding your spending limit to simply not using your cards.