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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 3

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

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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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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 Local

Three Men Arrested for Attempted UMass Break-Ins

They were caught early Sunday morning after police received a report of masked men trying to break into multiple rooms.

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1 day ago in Local

Record Crowd at Northampton Pro-Pot Festival

Organizers say it was the largest crowd in the pro-marijuana festival’s history, which was held in Northampton for the first time this year.

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Deerfield Officer Stops Overdose with Narcan

The victim had overdosed and was revived and taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for further treatment.

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New Opioid Task Force Director Named

34-year-old Paul McNeil most recently served as director of the Northampton Prevention Coalition.

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Amtrak’s Vermonter Now Allows Bicycles Aboard

The service will be offered for the next two years at least, and may continue indefinitely if successful

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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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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 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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Ringling elephants, a famed U.S. circus act, pack up trunks for retirement

Elephants take a final bow at Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, ending a 145-year spectacle that delighted fans but enraged animal activists, who say the highly publicized retirement is not enough.

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1 day ago in Sports

Mayweather happy in retirement but hints at ring return

Mayweather quit boxing in September after accumulating a 49-0 record during a 19-year career that produced world titles in five weight divisions and earnings in excess of $800 million.

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4 hours ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

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Islamic State kills U.S. Navy SEAL in northern Iraq

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Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.

6 hours ago in Local

Federal Energy Regulators Urged to Officially Dismiss Kinder Morgan Pipeline

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The “Pipeline Awareness Network for the Northeast” has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to dismiss the application “with prejudice,” which means it could not be brought back for a period of time.

6 hours ago in Local

Preservation Efforts Stall in Northfield

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Seller Northfield Mount Hermon School dropped out of the deal over the weekend.

6 hours ago in Local

Northampton Appoints First Female Public Works Director

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Mayor David Narkewicz has appointed Donna LaScaleia to the post. She is the former director of Green Mountain Energy in Vermont.