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Letter Carriers' Food Drive

More than 220 union branches collected more than 11 million pounds of food - a one-day record in the United States. As letter carriers are keenly aware, too many families live in challenging situations, uncertain of where their next meal will come.

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Official Alton Sterling decision to be announced

Na'Quincy Pierson, son of Alton Sterling, smiles as he stands with Darin Fontenette, left, his football coach, outside the Triple S Food Mart, where Sterling was killed a year ago, in Baton Rouge, La ., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Heading up the state investigation will be the Louisiana State Police, which has " investigated these types of matters on a routine basis ", Landry said, " including their work in Marksville on a case we recently prosecuted against a former deputy marshal ".

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Chicken Nugget Kid Carter Wilkerson Breaks Ellen DeGeneres' Twitter Record

Reno's Carter Wilkerson, 16, reached the top of the Twitter game Tuesday morning with the most retweets ever, surpassing previous record-holder Ellen DeGeneres. Within a week, the post was shared nearly three million times. "He gets them nuggs", the account said in response to an inquisitive user. "One of the Victoria Secret angels retweeted it and said she'd take me to NY and get me a frosty".

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Texas Legislature passes ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

This legislation will eliminate a substantial incentive for illegal immigration and help make Texas communities safer. Bono said although those rulings prove state Republicans have had minorities in their crosshairs for years, she was confident plaintiffs would prevail in a lawsuit against SB4 because of the bill itself.

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Penn State Women's Lacrosse to Host NCAA First and Second Rounds

The victor faces either Amherst or Springfield on Saturday. Taylor, Stukenberg, Hadnagy and Whittle were also named to the all-tournament team, as were Johns Hopkins' Shannon Fitzgerald and Haley Schweizer. SU has played in six games against teams represented in the tournament, including two against North Carolina, with Syracuse going 5-1 against tournament teams this season.

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Funeral for fallen Iowa deputy

The cars made their way from Omaha to a restaurant along the path of Burbridge's funeral procession in Council Bluffs. The service is open to the public. But as the deputies tried to move Correa-Carmenaty into the jail, he assaulted both of them and grabbed one of their guns. Correa-Carmenaty then carjacked a 31-year-old woman at gunpoint and drove over the Missouri River into Omaha, Nebraska, where he dropped the woman off unharmed at a liquor store, authorities said.