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- Starbucks is under fire this morning after a weekend mishap at a Philadelphia Starbucks where the manager had two black men arrested. Many protesters are calling for boycotting of Starbucks. The CEO of the Seattle-based company is heading to Philly to personally apologize to the two men. Full Story
- The Boston marathon is underway in Beantown. It’s been five years since the bombing. Around 30,000 are expected to come out in support of runners. Full Story
- Former first lady Barbara Bush is ailing in health and is surrounded by family right now. She is suffering from complications of COPD and congestive heart failure. The family’s spokesperson said the 92-year-old has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and instead focus on comfort care at home. Full Story
- Taxes are due tomorrow!! Since April 15th fell on a Sunday they moved the due day to tomorrow because it’s a holiday in D.C. (Emancipation Day.) If you are a procrastinator, there is one place open until midnight….the Tukwila post office. Full Story
- A billionaire/CEO wants to save Toys R Us. Isaac Larian, who founded the Bratz dolls is offering $900 million. A bankruptcy judge will decide today whether or not to approve the sale. Full Story