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Wednesday April 5th, 2017 day edition

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Story highlights Ifeoma White-Thorpe hasn't decided which school she'll attend in the fall.

High school senior has also been accepted into Stanford.

(CNN) Talk about an embarrassment of riches.

A New Jersey teenager has to make a decision soon most high school seniors can only dream of -- deciding on which Ivy League school to attend in the fall.

The problem, if you want to call it that, is that she was accepted into all of them.

Ifeoma White-Thorpe said she was shaking when she got the eighth acceptance letter.

White-Thorpe, a senior and student government president at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, has to choose between Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Dartmouth and Brown.

Nickelodeon Announces New Invader Zim TV Movie

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Nickelodeon has announced a new Invader Zim TV movie is in the works.

Original series creator Jhonen Vasquez is working on the movie, which will be roughly 90 minutes long.

The story follows Zim as he attempts to once again take over the world by creating a new, Earth-destroying plan.

Trump move to kill privacy rules opposed by 72% of Republicans, survey says

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In a 50-48 vote, every Republican senator voted to kill privacy rules and every Democratic senator voted to preserve them.

The House vote was 215-205, with 15 Republicans breaking ranks in order to support the privacy rules.

Support for privacy rules was even greater in response to an earlier question that did not mention the plan to kill the rules.

Spotify Premium users will get some albums two weeks before free users

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As part of the deal, Spotify has agreed to allow new albums from Universal artists to be restricted to its premium service for up to two weeks moving forward, confirming our report from last month.

Spotify will also pay slightly less to UMG in royalty fees, according to sources close to the situation.

In a statement, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek admitted that Spotify understands that its policy of releasing albums across its entire service couldn’t last forever.

Oregon's Marijuana Industry Sold 11,000 Lbs. of Pot in 3 Months

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Leaves of a marijuana plant are displayed at The International Cannabis and Hemp in Daly City, California on April 18, 2010.

Oregon 's pot industry sold nearly 5 million grams — or roughly 11,000 pounds — of marijuana during the first three months of 2016, according to a report from the state government.

The state legalized recreational marijuana in 2014, and began temporarily taxing sales from marijuana dispensaries in January 2016, at a rate of 25%.