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A horse is ridden to the track for a workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is finally here

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Anti-hunger group uses fake app to fool, educate

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates 14 percent of Americans, or more than 17 million people, are what is called food insecure, meaning at times of the year, they are uncertain of being able to acquire enough food for their household.

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WWU men’s basketball: Vikings sign 7-footer Logan Schilder to NLI

Schilder averaged 8.4 points, 2.4 blocks and 9.3 rebounds per game at Whatcom Community College.

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Top reason Americans will vote for Trump: ‘To stop Clinton’

The U.S. presidential election may turn out to be one of the world's biggest un-popularity contests.

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Emma and Noah continue to be tops for baby names

When it comes to baby names, Americans seem to be somewhat united.

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Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

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Fanciful ‘Boaty McBoatface’ passed over for vessel name

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‘Hey Jude’ makes history in China

The Paul McCartney/John Lennon song will feature in "Yesterday Once More," a new movie from director Yao Tingting

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State Supreme court grants new trial for three men convicted in 2009 Sunnyside shooting

The state Supreme Court has thrown out the convictions of three men in what police called a gang-related shooting, saying among other things that their choice of music was not evidence of gang ties.

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Axl Rose jumped at the chance to replace Brian Johnson in AC/DC

The Guns N' Roses star will make his debut as the Australian rock act's new singer on Saturday.

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Alden Ehrenreich cast as Han Solo in ‘Star Wars’ spinoff

He will take on the role of Solo, previously made famous by Harrison Ford, in Disney's standalone movie about the life of the hero before he first made his appearance in 1977's "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope."

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Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

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U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors

The U.S. government took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction.

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Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil

Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games.

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Senators urge regulators to ID vehicles with possible faulty Takata air bags

Two U.S. Senators urged auto safety regulators to publicly name the makes and models of tens of millions of vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, according to a letter made public late on Thursday.

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The best sports shots this week

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A horse is ridden to the track for a workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is finally here

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

3 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Anti-hunger group uses fake app to fool, educate

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates 14 percent of Americans, or more than 17 million people, are what is called food insecure, meaning at times of the year, they are uncertain of being able to acquire enough food for their household.

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Emma and Noah continue to be tops for baby names

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