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Consumer groups say YouTube Kids app is deceiving

Google introduced the app in February as a "safer" place for kids to explore videos because it was restricted to "family-focused content."

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‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star James Best dead at 88

The star played Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on the hit TV series.

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Forget ‘friend’ requests, Facebook is in the divorce business

A judge has given an NYC woman permission to file for divorce via a Facebook message.

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The 2,000 mile trip to the drive-thru

Two men from Canada who took their sons on a journey to the original home of Kentucky Fried Chicken say it's a trip they'll never forget.

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Postal Service issuing stamp to honor late poet Maya Angelou

Angelou rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

MLB Opening Day: The Easter Bunny attacks!

The Easter Bunny does more than deliver baskets during the Washington Nationals' Opening Day mascot race.

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Calipari, Haywood top list of Hall of Fame selections

Kentucky coach John Calipari and Spencer Haywood are among 11 new inductees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, April 7.

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Burger King to Pay for Burger-King Wedding

Joel Burger and Ashley King have been known as Burger-King since they were in the fifth grade together in New Berlin.

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Starbucks expanding free college tuition program

Baristas can now get a bachelor's degree for free.

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‘The Force’ can now be streamed

Streaming service M-GO will offer the complete "Star Wars" collection online.

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Jurors deliberating fate of Boston Marathon bomber

After the jury reaches a verdict, they will determine whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should spend the rest of his life in prison or be executed for his crimes.

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Closing arguments set in trial of ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez

Both sides have 90 minutes Tuesday to tell jurors how they see the case.

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in Music

Don McLean’s ‘American Pie’ could bring $1.5M at auction

The wistful anthem that asks "Do you recall what was revealed the day the music died?" is going on the auction block on Tuesday.

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Obama presents climate change as hazard to your health

President Barack Obama is asking Americans to think of climate change as a threat not just to the planet, but also to their health.

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B.B. King hospitalized for dehydration

The legendary blues musician is reportedly "doing much better."

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in Viral Videos

‘Sesame Street’s Game of Chairs’

Forget "Game of Thrones," the real drama is on the "Game of Chairs," which will determine who will be king or queen of Jesteros.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, April 7

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

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PHOTOS: Blue Devils bounce Badgers, take NCAA National Championship

March Madness came to a dramatic end on Monday night as the Duke Blue Devils captured the school's fifth national title.

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AG Madigan Encourages Voters to Report Election Fraud

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says her office will be monitoring elections across the state to ensure voters' rights are upheld.

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New Illinois Schools Chief Says Funding Fix Could Take Years

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Smith also says charter schools should be part of the mix.

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Debate in General Assembly over Civics Class Requirement

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Bill also passed to use e-learning in Illinois schools during inclement weather.

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Autism Programs Hopeful Lawmakers Will Come to Their Rescue

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Providers say some programs may not survive if funding is not restored.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.