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Grave problem: Feds blamed as prairie dogs invade Okla. cemetery, digging up bones
Federal and state leaders are sparring while a state lawmaker attempts to bring a solution to a rural cemetery in the Oklahoma panhandle, where prairie dogs have run amok.

College soccer player allegedly head-butts teammate over award snub
A University of Bridgeport women's soccer player was charged with assaulting a teammate over what police say was a perceived snub at an awards ceremony last month.

Building a Board: Female Founders/CEOs Wanted
There's a clear, growing demand for women in leadership positions, so what are you personally doing to fill it?

What Keeps Entrepreneurs Grounded, Peaceful and Happy Amid the Chaos
We asked six nationally celebrated entrepreneurs to share how they stay grounded amid the turbulence of running a business.

Survey: US businesses added just 169,000 jobs in April, fewest in 16 months
U.S. companies hired in April at the slowest pace in nearly a year and a half, a private survey found, as the strong dollar dragged down overseas sales and energy companies cut back on spending in the face of lower oil prices.

Your Workday Is Interrupted Every 11 Minutes. How to Manage Those Distractions.
This innovative pod was designed to mitigate daily distractions. But you can take simple steps to boost focus in any office.

Girlfriend of man who shot 4 people on Wisconsin bridge says he suffered from depression
The girlfriend of a man who shot four people on an eastern Wisconsin bridge before taking his own life says he was irrational and suffered from depression.

US productivity slumps 1.9 percent in Q1, while labor costs rise in sign of weaker growth
U.S. worker productivity declined in the first three months of the year as labor costs jumped, reflecting a slowdown in growth.

Hillary Ahead in New Polling
New New York Times/CBS News polling echoes polling we got from WSJ and NBC News yesterday. It suggests Americans still view Hillary Clinton favorably and as a strong leader despite weeks of negative news stories.  Nearly 9 in 10 Americans say the country is ready for a woman president. 48% see her as trustworthy. The same polling has good news for Jeb Bush with 49% of Republicans saying his stance on issues is about right. Only 22% said he wasn’t conservative enough.

10 Quotes From Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran and the Rest of the Shark Tank Investors
When it comes to business, this crew doesn't mess around.

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