1. Family and friends of Prince gathered at his Paisley Park estate on Saturday to pay their final respects to the late musician. The musician’s publicist later released a statement explaining that “Prince’s remains have been cremated and their final storage will remain private.” (US)
2. The announcement that Wal-Mart plans to open a store in Westbrook has some residents hoping the retail giant can be fended off a second time. A group of residents successfully fought to block a proposed Wal-Mart store in 2003, arguing, among other things, that it didn’t belong near a residential neighborhood. (PH)
3. Gov. Paul LePage said Saturday that foreign workers are being used in restaurants after he criticized a referendum proposal to raise Maine’s minimum wage to $12. He said it’s hard to understand workers “from Bulgaria” and workers from India are “the worst ones.” He described Indians as “lovely people but you’ve got to have an interpreter.” (WMTW)
4. The Boston Celtics, down by 16 points early in the third quarter, scored a 104-95 overtime victory over the Hawks to even their playoff series at 2-2 on Sunday night. Game 5 is in Atlanta on Tuesday night. (BD)
5. McDonald’s is testing a bigger Big Mac, called the Grand Mac. And for those with smaller appetites, Mickey D’s is giving a trial run to a smaller Big Mac called the Mac Jr. The Grand Mac comes on a bigger bun and features two 2.7 ounce patties, which makes it a one-third-pound sandwich. At the other end of the spectrum, the Mac Jr. is a Big Mac with one of the patties and the middle bun removed.
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