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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

First Drip (6/3/14): Cannon to appear in court today, Marino joins lawsuit against NFL, more

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Patrick Cannon will appear in court this morning, where he is expected to plead guilty to a charge of corruption, and a press conference with the U.S. Attorney's office and the FBI will be held at 1 p.m. If found guilty, the former mayor faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Two 12-year-old girls are being tried as adults after they lured another 12-year-old girl into a park and stabbed her to death to please a mythological creature they learned about online. "The two girls, charged Monday with first-degree attempted homicide, face up to 60 years in prison if convicted in the savage Saturday morning attack in a Waukesha, Wis., park, according to prosecutors." In other crazy court news, a judge and a public defender in Florida got into a physical altercation.

Seattle City Council has raised the city's minimum wage to $15, the highest in the country. Should other cities follow suit?

Dan Marino, one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history, is joining 14 other former players in a lawsuit over concussions brought against the league. The players allege the league has known about the long-term health affects of concussions for years.

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