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Happy Equal Pay Day? [Mother Jones]
Today is Equal Pay Day, the day when women’s annual wages finally catch up with what men made through December 31 of the last year.

U.S. Airways pilot dies snorkeling on Kaua’i [Honolulu Advertiser]
Teichgraber and another pilot had been scheduled to fly U.S. Airways Flight 47 from Lihu’e late Thursday. The flight was canceled when Teichgraber failed to report to the crew hotel or his flight. The flight’s 142 passengers were stranded for about 24 hours.

Fire Bugs Strike at Jacksonville Wal-Mart [NBC12]
The State Fire Marshal’s office showed First Coast News the surveillance video.
It shows a man wearing a yellow shirt and a Dale Earnhardt Jr. baseball cap starting a fire in one of the aisles of the crowded store.

Accident Spills Dr. Pepper On I-75 [ABC36]
Scott County Police tell Action News 36 that a box truck hauling 41,000 pounds of Dr. Pepper went off the shoulder of the ramp and overturned.

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