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Back in the 1930s and 40s, Nevada was one of the few states you could get a quick divorce. So many people flew in for a few weeks or months - the time it took to complete the paperwork. They stayed on "divorce ranches" - complete with cowboys, horse rides, and cocktail hours. Sometimes even Hollywood stars came to stay: Clark Gable and Ava Gardner, among others. We take a look back at the "divorce ranches" with a historian, a former guest, a ranch owner, and a cowboy who said he'd "died and gone to heaven" when he saw all those ladies.

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Marilu Norden, former guest at Pyramid Lake Ranch; author, Unbridled: A Tale of a Divorce Ranch
Bill McGee, former cowboy at Flying M E Ranch; co-author, The Divorce Seekers: A Photo Memoir of a Nevada Dude Wrangler

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Beth Ward, former owner, Whitney Ranch
Mella Harmon, architectural historian who studied the divorce trade

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — "La La Land" tops the odds for best picture, and its director Damien Chazelle is the favorite for best director at the Academy Awards.

But Las Vegas bookmakers on Tuesday made Viola Davis the clearest Oscars pick, for best supporting actress for her role in "Fences."

Wynn Las Vegas sports book chief Johnny Avello and America's Line director Ben Eckstein say Casey Affleck's performance in "Manchester by the Sea" makes him the favorite for best actor.

Best actress appears close. Avello makes Isabelle Huppert a slight favorite for "Elle," over Natalie Portman in "Jackie." Eckstein thinks Emma Stone could win for "La La Land."

Both think Mahershala Ali of "Moonlight" will win best supporting actor.

The odds are posted for fun. Nevada doesn't allow wagering on the Oscars.

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