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(#5TYNTK) March 9, 2016

1. Donald Trump easily defeated his rivals by winning Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii Republican primaries last night. Ted Cruz won the party’s primary in Idaho. Bernie Sanders scored an upset win in the Michigan Democratic primary. (AP)

2. Airports Council International (ACI) this week named Portland International Jetport 2015’s Best Airport in North America. Portland International Jetport’s overall satisfaction score was the result of the highest rankings in areas such as efficiency and wait times for check-in, courtesy of airport staff, cleanliness of terminal, as well as ground transportation. (PJP)

3. Filming is underway in Maine for Tess Gerritsen’s horror movie ‘Island Zero’The film is directed by the author’s son, Josh Gerritsen, and features veteran actress Laila Robins of the Showtime TV series ‘Homeland.’ (PH)

4. Portland school officials passed a $103.7 million budget. The spending plan includes more elementary teachers and expanding pre-kindergarten. (WMTW)

5. No Smoking Day. This day is meant to encourage smokers to “take the leap” and give up cigarettes and smoking for good.

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