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The $70,000 minimum wage

A Seattle company is giving its employees a big raise.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, April 16

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

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in National, World

Iran bill could make nuclear deal harder for U.S.

A compromise allowing Congress to vote on a nuclear deal may prompt Iranian negotiators to drive a harder bargain, but does not drastically weaken President Barack Obama's ability to deliver on a final agreement.

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What Tinder would have looked like in the ’80s

The dating app would have looked a lot different in the era of 16-bit graphics and dial-up Internet.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 16

A look at the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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in Weird

Man caught bootlegging … cheese?

When Israeli health inspectors spotted a mail truck crossing into Israel from the West Bank, something didn't smell right.

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Abbey Road Studios opens doors to music fans with new app

The virtual tour includes key moments in the studio's history and archive footage from famed recording sessions.

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Bon Jovi feeding the hungry with ‘beats’

Named after an acronym of Bringing Everyone All Together, the facility will dish up meals for at-risk children and the elderly.

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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder

Once a star player with a $40 million contract, Hernandez will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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TWITTER REACTS: Aaron Hernandez guilty verdict

A Massachusetts jury found the former New England Patriots star guilty in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

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Stephen Colbert honored for military charity work

Stephen Colbert is getting a medal — and it's no joke.

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Spurs players form epic 80s band Spuran Spuran

When they're not on the court, Matt Bonner, Aron Baynes, Kawhi Leonard, and Patty Mills are in a band ... oh, and the Spurs Coyote is on keyboards.

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Jack White plans $3 concerts before taking a break from the stage

The rocker will "be taking a break from performing live for a long period of time."

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Abuse Allegation Against Williston-Northampton Teacher

A longtime faculty member at Williston Northampton School has been placed on administrative leave over an allegation that the teacher sexually assaulted a student in the late 1970s.

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Northampton Fire Chief Retiring

Northampton Fire Chief Brian Duggan has announced his retirement after 17 years.

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Needle Clean-Up Set in Holyoke

Volunteers with Tapestry Health will comb the city picking up hypodermic needles on Saturday.

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Protesters Call Police ‘Pigs’ & ‘Racists’

Springfield and state police made 15 arrests after protesters blocked a busy intersection.

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Robin Gibb’s lost music set for release

A collection of lost songs by the late Bee Gees star is set to be released three years after his death.

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Greenfield H.S. to get 8 Lane Track, Not Turf Field

The new Greenfield High School WILL be getting an eight-lane track--but it will NOT be getting a turf field at the rear of the school.

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British fans push for U.S. sports across the pond

Britain's Conservative Party says it will push for American football, basketball, and baseball franchises to be based in the country.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of this week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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20 years later: The Oklahoma City bombing

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Sunday marks two decades since the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history.

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Senator says it’s time to change the face of money

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A campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill is gaining momentum.

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Plastic Bag Ban Passes First Vote in Northampton

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The city of Northampton is close to becoming the first Pioneer Valley community to ban the use of single-layer plastic bags.

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Northampton Looks at Limiting Political Donations

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Northampton city councilors have opened debate on an ordinance which would reduce the amount of money municipal candidates could accept from individual donors.