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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

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in Entertainment, Weird

Jimmy Kimmel is the Internet’s most dangerous man

Searching for the late-night comedian may be hazardous to your hard drive.

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Tiger Woods to open restaurant

Tiger Woods is trying out some new courses.

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in Entertainment

‘Rush Hour’ could be headed to the small screen

The series will reportedly follow the style of the movies.

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in Weird

‘Caffeinated’ underwear don’t pack a punch

Shapewear that promised to help you slim down was a sham.

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in Sports

McIlroy wins PGA Tour player of the year

The award was announced on Wednesday and surprised no one.

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in Entertainment

‘Twilight’ saga returning with short films

The blockbuster vampire franchise is set to return, this time in a short film format.

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in National

U.S. manufacturing jobs data best since ’12

Employment in America's manufacturing sector grew at its best pace since March 2012, a new report says.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Oct. 1.

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in Sports

FCC considers ban on Redskins name

Broadcasters could be fined for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans.

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in Sports

Defiant Royals outfox A’s in Wild Card game

Kansas City beat Oakland in a thrilling do-or-die playoff to eke out a victory in their first postseason game for 29 years.

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in Entertainment

Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney’s bride

With help from high-end designers, the new Mrs. George Clooney vaulted to the top of Hollywood fashion.

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in Entertainment

Tracy Morgan ‘can’t believe’ Walmart blames him for injuries

The "SNL" star blasts the retailer for blaming him for injuries suffered in a crash that killed fellow comedian Jimmy Mack.

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in National, World

White House moves to deal with child migration issue

Refugee processing centers in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala will try to deter unaccompanied minors from crossing the border on their own.

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California is first state to ban plastic grocery bags

Single-use plastic bags will disappear from California grocery stores under a first-in-the-nation state law.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

in Weird

Fake cops make off with real pot

Three armed men allegedly dressed as police to steal medical marijuana plants from a licensed grower.

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in Viral Videos

Jeff Goldblum’s bizarre ad

The "Jurassic Park" actor shows you the benefits of mood lighting, wearing nothing but tiny swim trunks and a bad wig.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 1

A look back on this day in Hollywood history.

Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams, Angus Young and Brian Johnson of AC/DC
Premiere of 'AC/DC - Live at River Plate' at Hammersmith Apollo - Arrivals London, England - 06.05.11

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Family confirms Malcolm Young battling dementia

The AC/DC rocker has been admitted to a care facility in Australia.

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Maine Elver Fishing Quota May be Slightly Reduced

GENERIC ELVERS LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine's baby eel fishermen might see a slightly reduced quota in 2015.

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Lobsterman Jailed, Fined Over Illegal Lobsters

Newsradio WGAN

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A Maine lobsterman who kept undersized and V-notched lobsters has been sentenced to two days in jail and fined $50,000. The Department of Marine Resources is also suspending his license for three years.

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Democrat Cain Skipping 2nd District Debate

GENERIC VOTE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A Maine television station has canceled a debate in the race for the 2nd Congressional District seat after Democrat Emily Cain said she wouldn't attend.

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Maine Agency Approves Poland Springs Water Deal

Newsradio WGAN

FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Public Utilities Commission says Fryeburg Water Co. can enter into a long-term contract to sell water to Nestle Waters, bottler of Poland Springs.

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Pot Activist, Maine Police Chief Debate Marijuana

GENERIC MARIJUANA SMOKER LARGE

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A pro-marijuana activist and a Maine police chief sparred in a debate about referendums that would legalize recreational use of the drug in two cities.