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1 in 5 U.S. children rely on food stamps

The number of children relying on food stamps spiked to 16 million last year, signaling a lopsided economic recovery.

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WATCH: How a Super Bowl game ball is made

There are just a few people responsible for manufacturing every NFL game ball. Find out how they're made.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 29

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

Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Rosemont, Ill.

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Stanford eases past short-handed Washington

Anthony Brown scored 23 points and Stanford took advantage of Washington's depleted inside game for an 84-74 victory Wednesday night.

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Full health: Entire Seattle roster participates in practice

All-Pros Earl Thomas and Richard Sherman were full participants as the Seattle Seahawks held their first full Super Bowl practice of the week.

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Whatcom County city changes name before Super Bowl

Welcome to beautiful “12-dale” Washington

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Ferndale woman dies in Everett hit and run

A Whatcom County woman is dead after a car hit her south of Everett

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving celebrates after making a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Cleveland won 103-94.

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Irving scores 55, leads Cavs past Blazers for 8th win in row minus LeBron

Irving buried a 3-pointer with 6.4 seconds left in the game to break a 94-94 tie and eventually win the game.

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Oil trains top priority for lawmakers in both Washingtons

Oil train wrecks have federal and state lawmakers pushing hard for change

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Gun legislation priority for Olympia lawmakers

Guns continue to be in the crosshairs for State Legislators

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady listens to a question during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Phoenix.

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Brady full practice participant despite cold, ankle problem

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman laughed when told the news and said, “his arm doesn’t have a cold.”

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch sets his timer for five minutes at a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Phoenix. The Seahawks play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.

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Lynch’s next scripted answer: ‘You know why I’m here’

The only time he had a different answer was when he was asked what music he'll listen to pregame before facing the New England Patriots on Sunday at the Super Bowl. He said "new song. Marshawn. You know why I'm here."

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Berry farmer defends “rest break” pay practice

Workers' advocates are suing for rest breaks to be paid separate from piece work

United States soccer head coach Jurgen Klinsmann waits as he is introduced during a press conference in East Hartford, Conn. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The U.S. will host Ecuador in a friendly soccer match on Friday.

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Un-Friendly: US fades in 3-2 loss at Chile, extends winless streak to 5

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann unveiled a 3-5-2 formation in his team's 2015 opener, but the Americans once again were tripped up by their habit of fading in the second half.

House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah questions acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, during the committee's hearing on oversight of the Secret Service.

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Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

Days before the Super Bowl, a Utah lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the tax exemption for professional sports leagues.

FILE - In this combination of file photos, U.S. boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, prepares to spar at a gym in east London on May 22, 2009, and Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines, weighs in for the junior welterweight boxing match against British boxer Ricky Hatton, May 1, 2009, in Las Vegas. The March 13 , 2010 megafight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been thrown into jeopardy. Mayweather's camp is demanding the fighters submit to Olympic-type drug testing in the weeks leading up to the bout. Leonard Ellerbe, Mayweather's manager, says the fight will not go on if Pacquiao doesn't agree to blood testing under standards followed by the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

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Mayweather and Pacquiao exchange phone numbers at Heat game

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met — in person. And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring.

Seattle Storm guard Noelle Quinn (45), forward Camille Little (20) and guard Tanisha Wright (30) walk off the court for a timeout during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Washington Mystics Saturday, May 24, 2014 in Washington. The Storm won 73-65.

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Seattle Storm trade with Connecticut for No. 3 pick

The Storm have traded Camille Little and Shekinna Stricklen to the Sun for the third and 15th picks in the upcoming WNBA draft and Renee Montgomery.

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Woman convicted of stalking ‘Orange is the New Black’ star

Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2014, file photo, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. throws against Washington Huskies in the second half of an NCAA football game in Seattle. Adams was chosen the first-team quarterback for The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, after a remarkable _ yet abbreviated _ season.

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EWU QB Adams says he has scholarship offer from Oregon

EWU's record-setting quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. says he has received a scholarship offer from Oregon and will visit the school this weekend.

Seattle Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch, right, talks to teammate Brandon Mebane as he makes his way out off the floor at the beginning of media day for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) -

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Report: NFL considering fining Lynch over “Beast Mode” hat

Lynch wore another "Beast Mode" logo hat in different colors today. He responded to all questions repeatedly saying "You know why I'm here, " during his 5-minute appearance.

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Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

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He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

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Lee Daniels wants Denzel on ‘Empire’

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The Hollywood moviemaker wants the Oscar winner to join the cast for a cameo appearance.

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Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

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Days before the Super Bowl, a lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the NFL's tax exemption.

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Murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez set to start

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Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013.

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As gas prices drop, Americans favor oil exports

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A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.