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Facebook to publish news in an ‘instant’

Facebook will let nine news outlets publish articles directly to the social network's mobile news feeds.

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Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

You can expect to pay far less for gas this summer than you have in at least six years!

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Only 3 of 7 midsize SUVs perform well in crash tests

The Nissan Murano and Jeep Wrangler were among the best performers, but several others failed to make the cut.

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Starbucks hopes ‘Mini Frappuccino’ tempts new customers

The coffee chain is launching its latest drink - a smaller version of a summer favorite.

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New treatments may transform cancer care

A new type of blood test could spare patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care.

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Tiny houses make big difference

A man who built a tiny house on wheels for a woman who had been sleeping on the streets for other homeless people in his L.A. neighborhood.

In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo, a McDonald's Big Mac sandwich is photographed at a McDonald's restaurant in Robinson Township, Pa. McDonald's saw a key sales figure drop in the U.S. again in February 2014, as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggles to beat back competition and adapt to changing eating habits.

Have a little kale with your Big Mac

The world's biggest burger chain is embracing the trendy health food.

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McDonald’s reinvents the Hamburglar as … a suburban dad?

The "man in stripes" appears to have spent the last decade going to youth soccer games.

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Grown kids using tech to keep tabs on aging parents

It wasn't long ago that tech-savvy parents used baby monitors and nanny cams to keep tabs on their offspring. Now, the tables have turned.

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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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Amazon Prime members can stream in the sky

Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor.

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Can’t make it to McDonald’s? The golden arches will come to you

In the Big Apple Mickey D's will come to you.

This Feb. 16, 2015 photo shows the Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Owners of the hotel which opened in 1955 have agreed to sell the property to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The tourism agency confirmed the potential purchase Tuesday, Feb. 17 after days of not commenting on rumors of a deal.

60 years on Las Vegas Strip, Riviera closes

The aging Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to close its doors at noon.

Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for the media with their newborn daughter outside St. Mary's Hospital's exclusive Lindo Wing, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. The Duchess gave birth to the Princess on Saturday morning.

Britain’s newborn princess has been named

Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

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It’s a girl! Duchess Kate Middleton gives birth, both are well, palace says

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday.

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Harvard study: Millennials believe justice system unfair

But few 18-to-29-year-olds believe that demonstrations sparked by the killings of black men by police will make any difference.

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Tattoo snafu irks inked Apple Watch wearers

#Tattoogate is trending, as some of the first Apple Watch wearers discover their pricey arm candy isn't always compatible with their ink.

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Influenza Carcass Disposal and Depopulation

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Efforts are underway to dispose of bird carcasses killed by the Avian Influenza.

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Path To Southwest Spencer Businesses

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Many businesses on the southwest end of Spencer are seeing less traffic due to the Highway 17 detour.

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Avian Influenza Friday

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Two more probable cases of highly pathogenic avian Influenza have been found in Iowa.

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Spencer Rusty Water

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Spencer residents may be dealing with some rusty water over the next few days.

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Bird Flu State of Disaster Extended

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Des Moines, IA (KICD) — The State of Disaster Emergency connected to the avian flu outbreak has been extended. Iowa…