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FILE - This July 23, 2014 file photo shows the Milky Way galaxy on a moonless night from a cattle pasture in the Sand Hills of Nebraska. Our solar system lies at the edge of a structure called the Local Arm or the Orion Spur, and according to a paper released Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, researchers calculated that it stretches more than 20,000 light-years long, maybe about four times what scientists had thought before. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle via AP)

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Troy Police and the Department of Environmental Conservation are investigating the stealing of a National Grid vehicle and its discovery in the water at Hudson River at Lock 8 on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Troy, N.Y. State police divers have recovered a body from the Hudson River in upstate New York where a utility company dump truck plunged into the water after a police pursuit. (Skip Dickstein/Times Union via AP)

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Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks to the Restore Louisiana Task Force, a flood recovery planning group he created, during its first meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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In this Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 photo, volcanic material from the eruption of Mount Barujari is seen from Bayan, Lombok Island, Indonesia. The volcano erupted without warning on Tuesday afternoon, delaying flights from airports on the islands of Lombok and Bali. (AP Photo/Denda Wiyana Putri)

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In this Sept. 11, 2016 photo, members of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Colfax, Ill., and Trinity Lutheran Church of Fairbury, Ill., join together to dig, clean and sort potatoes at a farm in rural Colfax, Ill. Church members from both congregations started the Tater Tot Project last year to teach children about serving others by helping them plant and harvest potatoes to distribute to area food pantries.(Lori Ann Cook-Neisler/The Pantagraph via AP)

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An attorney representing plaintiffs challenging the District ban on stun guns says residents should have nonlethal protection options. (Associated Press)

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Washington Capitals center Lars Eller (20), of Denmark, skates with the puck during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, in Washington. The Hurricanes won 2-1 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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In this photo taken Monday, Sept. 27, 2016, the Loma Fire rages on the Santa Cruz Mountains summit beyond the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster in Santa Cruz, Calif. More California residents were ordered from their homes Tuesday as a growing wildfire threatened remote communities in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The blaze in a rugged area about 30 miles south of San Jose destroyed one home and charred more than 1.5 square miles of dry brush and timber, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. (Shmuel Thaler /The Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)

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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2015, file photo, Wake Forest's John Wolford, left, scrambles away from Louisville's Trevon Young, right, in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C. There’s a surprise team joining No. 3 Louisville and No. 5 Clemson in the three-way tie atop the ACC's Atlantic Division, Wake Forest. Unranked but still undefeated, the Demon Deacons (4-0) are off to their best start in a decade. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

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Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), will study ways to make classrooms LGBT-friendly with a $150,000 grant from the federal government. (Facebook, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

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In this Sept. 13, 2016 photo, Mike Williams, center, an electrician and survivor on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, poses with Peter Berg, left, director of the film "Deepwater Horizon," and cast member Mark Wahlberg at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto. Berg's film is not about the environmental disaster of the Gulf of Mexico oil leak, nor an exploration of BP's responsibility for the accident. Instead, it's squarely focused on oil rig workers and the 11 who died in the explosion. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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This photo provided by FDNY shows New York City firefighter Michael Fahy, who was killed in a house explosion Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, in the Bronx borough of New York. Authorities said they were responding to a report of a gas leak when the residence exploded and Fahy was struck by debris. (FDNY via AP)

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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2015 file photo, a woman wearing a mask for protection against pollution walks on a pedestrian overhead bridge as office buildings are shrouded with smog in Beijing. More than nine out of 10 people worldwide live in areas with excessive air pollution, contributing to problems like strokes, heart disease and lung cancer, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. The U.N. health agency said in a new report that 92 percent of people live in areas where air quality exceeds WHO limits, with southeast Asia, eastern Mediterranean and western Pacific regions hardest hit. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

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The Marine Corps' classic recruiting slogan, "The Few. The Proud. The Marines," may end with a new advertising campaign approved by Commandant Gen. Robert Neller. (Instagram, United States Marine Corps)

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Kevin Lane, left, and Kenny Eaves take part in a vigil for the victims of the Thomas & Betts plant shooting, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, in Athens, Tenn. Ricky Swafford who fatally shot two supervisors and then killed himself at an electrical components plant in eastern Tennessee had a state-issued permit to carry handguns in public, law enforcement officials said Friday. (Paul Efird/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

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Two trash companies - Republic Waste Services, seen here, and Rizzo Environmental Services - both race around the streets for trash pick-up on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 throughout the north side of Flint, Mich. Flint Mayor Karen Weaver sent a letter to Republic, stating the city no longer need their services, and gave the go-head to Rizzo Environmental Services to begin trash pick-up Monday, Sept. 26. Republic officials said the company will continue to pick up garbage because they are under a court-ordered 90-day contract. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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This Sept. 9, 2016 photo shows rush hour traffic moving along the Hollywood Freeway in Los Angeles. California's traffic-locked roads are being considered for their potential to serve a new purpose as clear power producers. After several years studying the technology, the California Energy Commission is soliciting companies and universities to create small-scale field tests to investigate whether the waste energy created by vehicles, and passed onto roads when driving, could be captured and turned into electricity. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

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Wake Forest quarterback John Wolford (10) finds a hole in the Indiana line for a touchdown during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 in Bloomington, Ind. (Chris Howell/The Herald-Times via AP)

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Vehicle lights illuminate a street after a massive blackout, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Puerto Ricans faced another night of darkness Thursday as crews slowly restored electricity a day after a fire at a power plant caused the aging utility grid to fail and blacked out the entire island. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)