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11 hours ago in National

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Seattle minimum wage law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge by business groups to Seattle's law raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour, a move echoed by other locales, in a case focusing on how the ordinance affected local franchises like McDonald's.

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11 hours ago in Local

Students Confirmed For Admission Up 22 Percent At UMaine

ORONO, Maine (AP) Statistics released by the University of Maine's flagship campus found that its incoming class confirmed for admission in September has increased by 22 percent compared to last year.

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11 hours ago in National

Trump hopes to land decisive blow in Indiana showdown with Cruz

New York billionaire Donald Trump hopes that Indiana's nominating contest on Tuesday will make him unstoppable in what originally had seemed to many a quixotic quest for the Republican presidential nomination.

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11 hours ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 3

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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12 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: The cicadas are coming …

Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground and they have a lot of catching up to do.

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12 hours ago in Weird

The brother-sister DUI

A 41-year-old Florida woman defending her younger brother during a DUI arrest also was charged with drunken driving.

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13 hours ago in Local

Portland Councilors Approve Lease For New Nova Scotia Ferry

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland city councilors unanimously voted to approve a lease agreement with a ferry line to resume service from the city to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

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16 hours ago in Local

Turnpike Crash Kills Baby

WELLS, Maine (AP) A baby has been killed in a crash on the Maine Turnpike in Wells.

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16 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 3

A look back at some of the biggest headlines in Hollywood history.

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1 day ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

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1 day ago in Sports

Stuard wins in New Orleans after playoff

Journeyman Brian Stuard clinched his first PGA Tour title with a gripping playoff victory over fellow American Jamie Lovemark and South Korean An Byeong-hun at the weather-plagued Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Monday.

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1 day ago in National

Conservatives in Congress urge shutdown of tax-collecting IRS

It's a U.S. taxpayer's dream: make the Internal Revenue Service go away, and the largest conservative group in Congress is endorsing just that.

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1 day ago in Sports, Viral Videos

It’s not ‘Regulators:’ Warren G butchers ‘Ball Game’

WATCH: The rapper messed up the first line and sang off-key.

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1 day ago in Lifestyle

Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

Researchers say concussions and traumatic bran injuries are on the rise on playgrounds across America.

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1 day ago in Music

Radiohead shut down social media accounts

The "High & Dry" stars deleted all of their postings from their Facebook and Twitter accounts and frontman Thom Yorke also wiped his Twitter page clean on Sunday.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Ghostbusters’ reboot is ‘most disliked’ trailer of all time

The trailer for the all-female remake of the classic 1984 comedy hits theaters this summer.

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1 day ago in Weird

Wee-lief! This airport restroom has gone to the dogs

Dogs and other animals now have a bathroom of their own at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

Kit Harington apologizes to ‘Game of Thrones’ fans

SPOILER ALERT: The British actor has been insisting that Jon Snow was dead for months, since the end of the 2015 season, when it appeared he had been killed off.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

Control and conscience divides heroes in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Marvel's band of Avengers are usually a friendly bunch, but when faced with the destruction of their heroic efforts to save the world, the superheroes are split between maintaining control of their powers or going under government contract, leading to an explosive battle.

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1 day ago in Music

Prince’s motorcycle jacket from ‘Purple Rain’ film on auction

A motorcycle jacket worn by the late pop star in his 1984 film when he rides through the woods with the movie's leading lady, Apollonia, will be sold at auction.

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4 hours ago in Music

Desert Trip is going to make October a memorable month

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Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Neil Young and more are set to take California by storm this fall.

10 hours ago in Music

Paul McCartney meets ‘Blackbird’ inspirations

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Paul McCartney met two members of the "Little Rock Nine," who helped inspire the hit Beatles song.

11 hours ago in Entertainment

Jim Beam fills 14 millionth bottle of bourbon

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Jim Beam has filled and sealed its 14 millionth barrel of bourbon since the 1933 repeal of Prohibition, achieving a first in the bourbon industry.

11 hours ago in Entertainment, Viral Videos

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ as told by emojis

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If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

11 hours ago in Entertainment, Weird

‘Rock’ your clock

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has an app to help you organize their day.