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A receipt from Centre Street Cafe in Jamaica Plain, Mass., includes a 3 percent "hospitality administration fee," which comes out to 39 cents on $13 of food sales. The entire fee goes to nontipped employees in the kitchen. Simón Rios/WBUR hide caption

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Restaurants Cook Up A New Way To Pay Kitchen Staff More: A Cut Of Sales

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Brian Rusk voted for President Trump after his two other picks dropped out of the race. Here, the longtime Republican activist holds a picture of himself with former President George H.W. Bush. Don Gonyea/NPR hide caption

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How A Divided Upstate New York Views Trump Amid His Sliding Approval Ratings

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Effects Of Atlanta's Overpass Collapse Will Rock Southeast For Months

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Iraq Agrees To Accept Its Citizens The U.S. Wants To Deport

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UConn Women Make 10th Straight Final Four Appearance

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Fast Pace Of Executions In Arkansas Has Some Worried

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Donald Harvey is led back to jail in 1987 after pleading guilty to eight murder charges and one voluntary manslaughter charge in London, Ky. He was serving consecutive life sentences when he died Thursday at age 64. Ed Reinke/AP hide caption

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This combination of undated photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death row inmates slated to die in April. Top row (from left): Jack Harold Jones Jr., Marcel Williams, Stacey E. Johnson, Ledell Lee. Bottom row (from left): Jason F. McGehee, Kenneth Williams, Don Davis and Bruce Earl Ward. Arkansas Department of Correction via AP hide caption

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Would having to wait 25 seconds for your snack prompt you to make healthier choices at the vending machine? New research suggests the answer is yes. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., speaks at a press conference on Capitol Hill on Jan. 31. Waters called for an investigation into Trump administration ties to Russia. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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If Chicago, the fifth most racially and economically segregated city in the country, were to lower its level of segregation to the national median of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country, it would have a profound impact on the entire region. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Rising Seas Threaten Coastal Military Bases

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State Leaders Float The Idea Of A Constitutional Convention

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Oklahoma City Mayor On Meeting With DHS And 'Sanctuary Cities'

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