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300 strangers attend girl’s birthday party after classmates say no

Every kid in Mackenzie Moretter's class turned down an invite to her 10th birthday party. What happened next is truly amazing.

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Google goes more mobile

The company is tweaking its formula for helping people find things — based on how they search.

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Dog flu: Puppies sniffling across U.S.

Not all infected dogs show symptoms. Some get a cough, runny nose and fever. Severe cases can lead to pneumonia and death.

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‘Model G’ closing the gap in hospital gown fashion

A Detroit-based health system is rolling out a hospital gown that aims to offer more style and fix a lack of rear coverage by other gowns.

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The $70,000 minimum wage

A Seattle company is giving its employees a big raise.

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Eat more bugs!

They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you.

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Those shrinking airline seats might be bad for your health

More seats on a plane may make more money for the airline, but some are complaining about the cramped space.

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U.S. airlines aren’t making the grade

A new report suggests airlines are flying into a cloud bank when it comes to quality.

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Apple backlogged as shoppers get first look at watch

Customers preordering Apple's smartwatch will have to wait at least a month for delivery.

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Saving soap is saving lives

A non-profit group is on a mission to save lives, one bar of recycled hotel soap at a time.

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Apple Watch sleek, stylish but not for everyone

The new smartwatch - slated for release later this month - is a "beautiful" piece of tech with shortcomings that may limit its appeal.

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Can phone companies do more to block robocalls?

Tired of those annoying, sometimes costly, robocalls favored by scammers?

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Toilets on wheels help keep neighborhood clean

Mobile, solar-powered toilets are helping to keep the streets of one San Francisco neighborhood sanitary.

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Forget ‘friend’ requests, Facebook is in the divorce business

A judge has given an NYC woman permission to file for divorce via a Facebook message.

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Starbucks expanding free college tuition program

Baristas can now get a bachelor's degree for free.

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.

Washington state job seekers … this bud’s for you

Legal pot has created job opportunities for people in Washington state who trim the marijuana plants with tiny scissors.

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Bingham Man Tries To Steal Chairs, Wields Machete

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MOSCOW, Maine (AP) Police have arrested a Maine man they allege tried to steal lawn chairs from a woman's yard, and then swung a machete when the woman wielded a garden hoe to try to stop him.

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Fatal Traffic Crash In Sabattus Blamed On Cat

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SABATTUS, Maine (AP) Sabattus police say a fatal crash in town was caused when a driver swerved to avoid a cat in the road.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Amazing backward toss

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From trash into a can to dishes into a dishwasher (without breaking!) this guy can throw anything over his shoulder and hit his target.

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No One Hurt As Plane Flips While Landing On Maine Lake

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HARTLAND, Maine (AP) Two people escaped serious injury when the float plane they were in flipped over during an attempted landing on Great Moose Lake in Somerset County.

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Maine Residents Debate Area High School’s ‘Indians’ Nickname

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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP)  Somerset County residents turned out to voice their opinions on the issue of whether a local high…

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