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Unemployment at 7-year low

There were 223,000 jobs created last month, as unemployment fell to its lowest point since 2008.

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Poll: Republicans open to softer immigration policy

Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates preached in the past.

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Obama marks 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s defeat

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the victory by Allied forces over Nazi Germany in 1945.

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U.S. military training Syria fighters to combat ISIS

The U.S. military has started training Syrian fighters to combat Islamic State militants, officials said, adding the program had begun in Jordan and would soon launch in Turkey.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 8

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

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U.S. appeals court: NSA phone record collection ‘excessive’

The bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed.

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Campaign seeks to help consumers pick safe blinds, shades

Trying to figure out which window blinds or shades are safe to buy for homes with young children?

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Senate to hold test vote on Iran nuclear bill

The vote, scheduled for Thursday, comes after months of wrangling over the legislation while the U.S. and five other nations engage in talks with Tehran.

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States watching Medicaid standoff between Florida, Obama

The standoff has implications for eight other states.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, May 7

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

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Boston bomber volunteered as family fell apart, jurors told

Lawyers seeking to spare convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty called witnesses who described his volunteer work, his adoration of his older brother, and his father's mental illness in the years before the attack.

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U.S. probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attack

The White House says it is too early to tell if the two gunmen killed in Garland were tied to an organized terror organization.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 6

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

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Prince announces ‘Rally 4 Peace’ concert Sunday in Baltimore

The pop icon says he hopes the event is meant to be "a catalyst for pause and reflection" after the recent protests and riots.

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Senators seek VA probe to see if mishandled claims systemic

A bipartisan group of senators is seeking a wide-scale independent review of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Obama expected to push for Gulf missile defense

The President is expected to make a renewed push to help Gulf allies create a region-wide defense system to guard against Iranian missiles.

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U.S. aims to make Iran nuclear deal immune to Russian, Chinese veto

Washington wants to be certain that any nuclear deal between Iran and major powers includes the possibility of restoring U.N. sanctions if Tehran breaks the agreement.

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Macy’s test stores to offer deals at ‘Backstage’ prices

The retailer will open the first of four "discount" stores this fall in NYC.

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Huckabee enters the race, Hillary calls for path to citizenship

Republican Mike Huckabee entered the race for his party's 2016 presidential nomination on Tuesday, while Democrat Hillary Clinton supported a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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Maine Minute 5/22

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Heat the WGAN Maine Minute for May 22nd.

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WGAN’s Interview With Marpheen Chann

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WGAN's Cody O'Connor took a moment to speak with Marpheen Chan who is a political activist that was involved in and spoke at yesterdays "We Are Maine" rally in Portland in protest against cuts to general assistance...

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Panel Backs Bill Aimed at Boosting Maine Vaccination Rates

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A legislative committee has endorsed a bill that seeks to increase vaccination rates in Maine.

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Boston Man Gets Prison for Taking Three to Work as Prostitutes

GENERIC COURT LARGE

Federal prosecutors say a 28-year-old Boston man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for aiding and abetting the interstate transportation of women for prostitution.

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Maine Legislature Could Vote on Raw Milk Bill Next Week

GENERIC MILK COWS

The sponsor of a Maine proposal to loosen the restrictions on raw milk sales in the state says the measure could go before the full Legislature for a vote soon

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