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2 days ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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2 days ago in National

States on Zika’s frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise

In Mississippi, a small team of entomologists has begun the first survey of mosquito populations in decades. Experts do not believe the kind of mosquitoes most likely to carry the Zika virus are active in the state, but they cannot know for sure.

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Obama prods Vietnam on rights, promotes Trans-Pacific Partnership

U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of the communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in words of amity between the former foes.

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Facebook changes policies on ‘Trending Topics’ after criticism

Facebook Inc said on Monday that it had changed some of the procedures for its "Trending Topics" section after a news report alleging it suppressed conservative news prompted a U.S. Congressional demand for more transparency.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 24

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

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Bernie and Hillary walk into a bar

The Democratic presidential candidates reminisce about their time running against each other in the primary.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 24

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Angelina Jolie, the college professor

The "Tomb Raider" star is becoming a visiting professor for a new one-year master's course at the London School of Economics.

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2 days ago in Local

Manhunt in Police Officer’s Slaying Comes to Violent End

Officials say the manhunt ended nearly 18 hours after Zambrano fatally shot Officer Ronald Tarentino during a traffic stop early Sunday morning in Auburn

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Weekend Vandalism at Northampton Car Dealership

A vehicle at the Ford of Northampton is missing four rims and tires, valued at around $3,700.

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2 days ago in Local

Two Year Sentence for Man Triggering UMass Lockdown

Shawn Wyatt has pleaded guilty to numerous charges related to the February assault on a UMass student as part of a drug deal gone bad.

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3 days ago in Local

Mohawk Regional Administration Removing Page In Yearbook

A group of students are not happy with the decision, which was announced in a letter sent home last week by the superintendent.

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3 days ago in Local

Northampton’s LED Streetlights Too Bright?

That is the feeling of a number of residents who have signed a petition arguing that the proposed new LED lights will only worsen an already bad light pollution problem in the city.

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Tom Brady to appeal ‘Deflatgate’ suspension again

Tom Brady will appeal his four-game suspension by the NFL, seeking a second hearing before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court.

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3 days ago in National

Major change in U.S. food labels is likely to help healthiest the most

The biggest overhaul of U.S. food nutrition labels in more than two decades is likely to help improve the diets of the most health-conscious consumers, but others may need more convincing.

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Gas prices jump by 5 cents over past 2 weeks, averages $2.32

The price at the pump has risen 55 cents since late February.

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The ‘X-Men’ are back, this time fighting ‘Apocalypse’

Hollywood stars Jennifer Lawrence and James McAvoy reprise their roles as powerful mutants in "X-Men: Apocalypse," this time joining forces against a new super-villain.

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Firefighters rescue naked man from Iowa business’s chimney

Carrie Sapp teased her husband, Brad, about being afraid of ghosts when he said he heard someone whisper "get out of here" while he was sorting cans at his Iowa recycling business.

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3 days ago in Sports

MLS hopes to bridge ‘cultural void’

Pro soccer in the United States has come far, but more needs to be done at the youth level to develop a "culture" that brings the sport on a par with Europe.

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3 days ago in Entertainment, Viral Videos

WATCH: Bryan Cranston’s ‘Super Sweet 60th’ birthday

Jimmy Kimmel tries to throw the "Breaking Bad" star a "ferocious" 60th birthday party and it is hilarious.

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Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

10 hours ago in Local

Holyoke Man Pleads Not Guilty in Police Officer Stabbing

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A grand jury has indicted Jeffrey Torres in connection with the March 18th stabbing at a South Hadley Dunkin Donuts shop.

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Northampton Restaurant Closes Abruptly

Rally in Solidarity with Northampton Restaurant workers

The Pioneer Valley Workers Center is condemning the move, and is working with the affected employees to recover any back pay owed to them.

10 hours ago in Local

Security Cameras for French King Bridge

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The state has announced plans to install security cameras and preventative netting on the bridge, which has been the site of numerous suicide attempts over the years.

12 hours ago in Local

Montague Still Pursuing Broadband

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Officials attended an Amherst meeting last night of the Mass. Broadband Institute, which recently blocked Montague’s agreement with a provider willing to extend the service to underserved areas of town.