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Self Service Gas Stations Turn 50 Years Old

What we know today as the ‘convenience store’, a store where you pump your own gas and get snacks, turns 50 years old. It all started in 1964 by John Roscoe in Westminster, Colorado. Roscoe sold milk, bread and soda in his chain of Big Top stores but gas was sold at full service gas stations.

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Mat Hayward, Getty Images

Campus Hero Stops Gunman

A campus shooting at the small Christian college of Seattle Pacific University could have been much worse if it wasn’t for 22 year old student Jon Meis. The gunman, wielding a shot gun, walked into Otto Miller Hall where Meis was working as a building monitor, and opened fire killing one student and injuring two others. It was quick thinking by Meis that kept things from getting worse.

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Primary Election Day On June 10th: Plus Where To Vote In Augusta

Democrats and Republicans in Maine will be voting tomorrow to select their candidates for the U.S. Senate and U.S. Congress races in November.

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Man in Gorilla Suit Mistaken for Real Gorilla

On the Spanish Island of Tenerife there was a report that a 400 pound gorilla escaped from the zoo by panicked members of the town. A vet was called to tranquillize the beast and get it back to the zoo. He found the gorilla, shot it, and then found out it wasn’t a gorilla after all.

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Maine High School Track & Field State Champs

For the third straight year the Orono girls have been crowned class C state champions in high school track & field.

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Tracy Morgan in Critical Condition After Traffic Accident in New Jersey

Tracy Morgan ('30 Rock,' 'Saturday Night Live') is in critical condition after a six-vehicle accident on the New Jersey Turnpike early Saturday morning. Morgan had been riding in a limo bus from Dover, Delaware where he performed Friday night.

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Little League Baseball Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Seems it is every little boys dream is to become a professional baseball player and that dream often starts in Little League. This year marks the 75th anniversary of Little League baseball, started by Carl Stotz in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

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Mario Tama, Getty Images

Chester Nez, Last of the Navajo Code Talkers Passes Away

Today, June 6, 2014 is the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The day, in 1944, when the Allies invaded Europe during World War ll. The greatest generation to live in America as they put their lives on the line for freedom around the world.

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Female Hurricanes vs Male Hurricanes

There has been a study showing that, historically, hurricanes that have female names have killed more people than hurricanes with male names. Looking at death rates from 1950 to 2012, of the 47 most damaging hurricanes, female named storms have averaged 45 deaths while male named storms have averaged 23.

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Peter Macdiarmind, Getty Images

New App Helps You Avoid People

There is new app called ‘Split’ it helps users avoid people. People you don’t want to see, run into to or just avoid altogether. Most social networks are for connecting, this one is for disconnecting. Fairly simple how it works:

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