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Ploumanac'h (France) (AFP) - With foreign companies chipping away at their revenue, granite quarries in the Brittany region of France are trying to fight back by obtaining a protected geographical label, similar to the one on many French wines. Because Breton granite is in demand, particularly the pink variety, granite from countries like China is sometimes cheekily passed off as Breton.
LeBron James advanced to his fifth-straight NBA finals, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 118-88 rout of the Atlanta Hawks and a sweep of the Eastern Conference finals. Once again James carried the Cavs on his back, finishing on Tuesday with 23 points, nine rebounds and seven assists and then sitting on the bench and playing cheerleader for much of the final quarter of Tuesday's contest. "We worked our tails off all season to get to this point," James said.