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  • Morning Jolt: Let the games begin

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  • In the news
    The 2014 Winter Olympics begin today with the opening ceremony in Sochi, Russia. Sochi is nine hours ahead of Eastern standard time. You can watch the games on NBC channels or http://www.nbcolympics.com/.
    Happening today
    The big movies opening this weekend are "The Lego Movie," an animated PG flick that critics are calling a fantastic film; "The Monuments Men," a PG-13 action movie starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray and Cate Blanchett; and "Vampire Academy," a PG-13 movie about, well, vampires.
    Opening bell
    The Dow Jones opened at 15,628.53 after finishing up 188.30 points Thursday.
    Quote of the day
    "The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that's wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us." - John Williams
    Hot video: Sleepwalker art causing controversy on college campus
    The "Sleepwalker" is part of an art exhibit at Wellesley College's Davis Museum, and some students want it removed.
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