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Les Paul: The original guitar hero

Les Paul, a man who many say defined modern music, would have celebrated his 100th birthday today.

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PHOTOS: The legendary career of Les Paul

The music pioneer that revolutionized the recording industry is being honored with a national celebration.

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Baby meets mom’s twin

This 10-month-old baby does not know how to react when he meets his mom's twin sister.

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Parents to make push for faster medical marijuana program in New York

Parents will make their case to state lawmakers Tuesday in Albany

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Reed calls for state to reconsider fracking ban

The New York Congressman says in light of a national report by the EPA, there's no reason to hold back jobs from gas drilling any longer.

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Today in entertainment history: June 9

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo views the scene of a prison escape in a handout picture from the New York Governor's Press Office taken at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York June 6, 2015.

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Police question possible accomplice, as manhunt for escaped convicts continues

Authorities have questioned a prison worker as a possible accomplice to the convicted killers who escaped over the weekend.

Willie Nelson performs at the Heartbreaker Banquet on Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Spicewood, TX.

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Willie Nelson to cameo in ‘Zoolander’ sequel

Willie Nelson has revealed that he will appear alongside a slew of celebrity guest stars in the "Zoolander" comedy sequel.

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, file photo, Brad Pitt arrives at the AFI Awards at The Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. Netflix has acquired the satirical comedy “War Machine,” with Pitt set to star as General Stanley McChrystal. The acquisition, announced Monday, June 8, 2015, by Netflix, adds a major dose of star power to the streaming service’s growing stable of original films. Netflix will produce the film, to be directed by Australian filmmaker David Michod.

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Brad Pitt’s ‘War Machine’ to be released on Netflix

Brad Pitt's new movie will be released on Netflix as part of a blockbuster $30 million deal with the online streaming service.

Muppet character Miss Piggy poses during a photocall promoting the movie 'The Muppets' in Berlin, in this file photo taken January 18, 2012.

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Miss Piggy to be honored with feminist award

"Moi is thrilled, but frankly, not surprised to be receiving this Sackler Center First Award," Miss Piggy said in a statement.

Apple CEO Tim Cook waves as he arrives on stage to deliver his keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, United States June 8, 2015.

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Apple announces ‘native’ apps for Watch

Apple's Tim Cook announced an update to its Watch that should make apps for its latest gadget speedier and help untether it from the iPhone.

Sonya Baumstein sits in her 23-foot (7.01 meter) carbon and kevlar solo rowboat in this handout picture courtesy of Andrew Cull in Port Townsend, Washington April 12, 2015.

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Woman sets out to become first to row across Pacific alone

Sonya Baumstein began a 6,000-milevoyage in Japan, attempting to become the third person and the first woman to cross the Pacific Ocean by herself in a rowboat.

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Snow plow scammer gets plea deal in Onondaga County

Thomas Zackoski still faces charges from several other counties for his scheme, including Tompkins County.

In this Dec. 10, 2012 photo, New England Patriots' Brandon Spikes watches from the bench in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass. Massachusetts State Police are investigating after a damaged 2011 Mercedes-Maybach belonging to Spikes was found abandoned in the median of Interstate 495 with front-end damage at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Foxborough.

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Patriots cut Brandon Spikes amid accident investigation

New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was released by the team on Monday, less than a month after it signed him.

First Assistant Suffolk County District Attorney Patrick Haggan points to surveillance video released during a press conference Monday, June 8, 2015, in Boston, which they say shows the fatal shooting of a Boston man suspected of plotting to kill police officers. The video comes from a restaurant across the street, and the figures shown are blurry. Police and the FBI say it shows officers shooting 26-year-old Usaama Rahim on June 2 in the city's Roslindale neighborhood after they attempted to question him about "terrorist-related information."

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Video of police shooting released in terrorism probe

Surveillance video of Usaamah Abdullah Rahim threatening officers with a large knife in Boston has been released.

FILE- In this April 7, 2015 file photo provided by the Charleston County, S.C., Sheriff's Office shows Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager. A grand jury affirmed the state of South Carolina's murder charge on Monday, June 8, 2015, against Slager who fatally shot an unarmed back man trying to run from a traffic stop on April 4, 2015.

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South Carolina ex-police officer indicted in death of black man

A grand jury indicted a white former police officer on a murder charge for the shooting death of a black man in South Carolina.

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New development plan takes shape in Lansing

The land parcel originally meant for graduate student housing will now include apartments for seniors, as well as commercial space.

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Cornell alum wins big prize at Tony Awards

Sam Gold won award for best direction of a musical

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Car jumps open drawbridge

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Talk about distracted driving!

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Breaking Benjamin lands first No. 1 album

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The new album is the group's first in six years and comes after five years of line-up changes.

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Deadheads get nostalgic before final Grateful Dead shows

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After the death of lead guitarist Jerry Garcia in 1995, the surviving four members say they will end The Grateful Dead's 50-year run this weekend.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: What is 0 divided by 0?

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Whatever it is, it makes Cookie Monster sad.