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  • This week: ‘The Avengers’ in theaters

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  • Look ahead
    - “The Avengers,” Marvel’s superhero-collaboration movie – starring Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Hulk, Black Wido and more – kicks off the “summer” movie season when it opens Friday. It’s rated PG-13.
    - Also in entertainment, Tuesday will see the release of albums by Carrie Underwood, Marilyn Manson, Norah Jones, Pennywise and more.
    - The 138th Kentucky Derby is Saturday. This is the first race in horse-racing’s triple crown, and the most prominent race.
    - Friday is the anniversary of the tornado that almost completely destroyed Greensburg, Kan. The tornado struck on May 4, 2007
    - Sunday, May 6, is the anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster. It happened on this date in 1937.
    Video to note: Celebrating TV's top moms ahead of Mother’s Day
    Gas price update
    - This week: $3.830
    - 1 week ago: $3.891
    - 1 month ago: $3.898
    - 1 year ago: $3.869
    - Record high: $4.114
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