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3 weeks ago

70 years on the same job

Talk about a loyal employee: Elena Griffing has started her 71st year working for the same San Francisco Bay Area hospital.

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3 weeks ago

Businesses that share Trump name get swept up in the circus

It's not easy being Trump these days.

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3 weeks ago

A goat walks into a Starbucks…

...This sounds like the beginning of a joke but it is actually real life.

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3 weeks ago

LeBron James shows off his pizza game in California visit

The employee called himself Ron. Sure, he was significantly taller than his colleagues, but there he was, working alongside them carrying pizza boxes and taking orders.

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3 weeks ago

Prank caller tricks Burger King workers into smashing windows

Several employees of a BK in Minnesota were persuaded by a prank caller posing as a fire official to smash the restaurant's windows, convinced that rising gas pressure was threatening to cause an explosion.

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4 weeks ago

Pay your taxes, buy a Slurpee at the 7-Eleven

It may sound like a strange idea — but it's part of an IRS effort to provide new ways to pay taxes for those who don't have a bank account or credit card.

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4 weeks ago

Guilty conscience: Stolen sign returned after 30 years

It took 30 years, but a guilty conscience led someone who stole a large metal sign in Florida to return it — along with a $50 money order — to the New Smyrna Beach Police Department.

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4 weeks ago

‘Monster’ alligator killed in Florida hunt

A 780-pound "monster" alligator slain in a Florida hunt and hauled out of the water with a farm tractor falls short of the state record for length, a wildlife official said.

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4 weeks ago

Dead cat voting? Flier leads to some confusion in Florida

A Florida election official is working to help confused voters after one person reported that a registration flier had been sent home for her dead cat.

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1 month ago

The great crab leg fight of 2016

Police say two people have been arrested after they apparently got into a dispute over crab legs in a buffet line at a Connecticut restaurant.

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Mayors from big cities around globe push climate initiatives

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The mayors of major cities from around the world are banding together to fight global warming by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.

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Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care

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As the Obama administration is counting down its final year in office, many Democrats are finding less to like about the president's health care law.

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U.S. to boost airport staffing to manage long security lines

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With airlines worried that long security lines may discourage summer travelers, the U.S. government said it will add airport staff and bomb-sniffing dogs and ramp up pre-screening enrollment efforts.

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Trump, lone survivor in Republican White House race, now must unify party

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Donald Trump on Wednesday became the last man standing in the race for the Republican U.S. presidential nomination and faced the challenge of repairing deep fissures in the party, as his sole remaining rival, John Kasich, ended his campaign.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, May 5

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