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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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Bud Light brewing up controversy with new labels

The beer maker says it is sorry for a slogan printed on bottles as part of its "Up for Whatever" campaign.

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Rough day? Have a sewer beer

An Oregon utility is challenging home brewers to make great-tasting beer from hops, barley, yeast and a special ingredient — treated sewer water.

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Tyson Foods hopes to rid chicken of antibiotics by 2017

Demand for more natural products is on the rise amid concerns that widespread antibiotic use can lead to drug-resistant germs.

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Drones, dogs deployed in battle to save guacamole

A deadly fungus spread by a beetle has the potential to decimate Florida's avocado crop.

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Love farm fresh eggs? Rent a chicken!

Entrepreneurs are hatching hen-rental idea for fans of fresh eggs in urban and suburban communities.

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Gas prices jump 13 cents; could climb further

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.

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Register glitch forces thousands of Starbucks to close

Registers that once merely rang up tabs and stored cash have evolved into hubs that can collect enormous volumes of data and carry out many tasks.

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Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

The decision to swap sweeteners comes as Americans keep turning away from popular diet sodas.

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Colleges giving new meaning to ‘BYOB’

You can now study for a bachelor's in beer or perhaps a master's in malt.

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Some Apple Watches shipping sooner than expected

Many who ordered the new smartwatch were told that delivery could take a month or longer, but now Apple says some deliveries will start tomorrow.

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Home sales hit 18-month high

The fairly upbeat report from the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday implied the economy was regaining some momentum after hitting a speed bump at the start of the year.

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Google is dropping fat stacks of cash in Washington

Google's growing investment in lobbying highlights its expanding presence as it fights antitrust battles and grows its business into new areas such as broadband and self-driving cars.

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Kraft giving Mac & Cheese a makeover

Starting in January, Kraft says its mac and cheese will be colored with paprika, annatto and turmeric.

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You can smoke in Willie Nelson style

The music legend is preparing to release Willie Weed.

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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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Trail King Acquires Dakota Trailer Manufacturing of Yankton

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Trail King Industries has acquired Dakota Trailer Manufacturing Inc. of Yankton.

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Wayne State Fraternity Receives “Conditional Recognition”

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The Lambda-Chi chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon was suspended from Wayne State College in Nebraska for unacceptable activities related to the use of alcohol.

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Business Index Rises

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for April, climbed from March’s reading. Indices over the past several months are…

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Problem With VA Billing

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Changes in billing practices by the Veterans Administration are causing problems, and need to be fixed.

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Drought Area Spreading

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The new drought monitor this week expands and deepens dry areas across much of South Dakota. State Climatologist Dennis Todey…