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Pa. lawmakers send Real ID bill to Wolf, who plans to sign it

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Pa. lawmakers send Real ID bill to Wolf, who plans to sign it

- Pennsylvania lawmakers are approving a bill designed to comply with federal identification standards for people who want to fly or enter federal facilities.

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After Bombing, Ariana Grande Suspends Her Tour

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After Bombing, Ariana Grande Suspends Her Tour

- Photo The pop singer Ariana Grande is suspending her tour until at least June 5, following Monday’s terrorist bombing in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people as they were leaving one of her concerts. Newsletter Sign Up Sign Up for the Louder Newsletter Every week, stay on top of the latest in pop and jazz with reviews, interviews, podcasts and more from The New York Times music critics

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Helping ease kids' fears after Manchester terror attack

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Helping ease kids' fears after Manchester terror attack

- By Dennis Thompson. HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay News) -- As reports of the carnage at Monday's Ariana Grande show in Manchester, England, continue to pour in, many teens with tickets to concerts during the coming summer music season may be reluctant to attend an event. But child and adolescent psychiatrists say it's important that parents let their teens follow through on their plans, even if the adults themselves are anxious about their letting kids go out

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Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars

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Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars

- NEW YORK (AP) — Uber on Tuesday admitted to underpaying its New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars for the past 2 1/2 years. "We are committed to paying every driver every penny they are owed — plus interest — as quickly as possible," Uber executive Rachel Holt said in a statement. "We are working hard to regain driver trust, and that means being transparent, sticking to our word, and making the Uber experience better from end to end

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Landlord suing Ocean State Theatre Co. for close to $1M

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Landlord suing Ocean State Theatre Co. for close to $1M

- According to a formal complaint and eviction notice filed on May 19, Mutual Properties 1245 Jefferson LLC, the building’s owner, said the theater company owes $860,908.58 in back rent and additional charges as of May 17. The complaint said OSTC was responsible for paying $21,114 per month in rent and additional charges, which suggests the theater company neglected to pay the equivalent of more than three years of rent

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English wedding: Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on

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English wedding: Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on

- By GREGORY KATZ and KEVIN SCOTT Associated Press Two likely future British kings were there, along with one of the world’s most photographed women, the often-adorable Prince Harry, a multilingual tennis legend and a brash TV reality star. But all eyes were on Pippa Middleton on Saturday as she walked down the aisle of a 12th-century church wearing a custom hand-embroidered gown with a tiara and long veil to marry hedge fund manager James Matthews

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Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legislation

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Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legislation

- Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont. Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont. Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont. MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont

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For healthier arteries, eat more fruits and vegetables

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For healthier arteries, eat more fruits and vegetables

- (Reuters Health) - Eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of peripheral artery disease, according to a study of more than 3.6 million individuals in the U.S. "We hope that studies like this can be an important reminder of the role we as consumers have on heart disease and stroke,” Dr. Jeffrey S. Berger from New York University School of Medicine told Reuters Health

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New guilty plea in U.S. bribery probe into FIFA - Football

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New guilty plea in U.S. bribery probe into FIFA - Football

- NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association has pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy charge arising from the U.S. probe into bribery involving the world football governing body FIFA. Costas Takkas, a 60-year-old British citizen, entered his plea on Wednesday at a hearing before U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen in Brooklyn, New York

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Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legislation

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Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legislation

- Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont. Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont. Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont. MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont

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Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legislation

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Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legislation

- Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont. Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont. Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont. MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have legalized recreational marijuana in Vermont

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Frontier Airlines to fly out of Green to Denver, Orlando

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Frontier Airlines to fly out of Green to Denver, Orlando

- WARWICK, R.I. — Officials at T.F. Green Airport have recruited a new airline: Frontier Airlines. The airline will offer flights to Denver and Orlando begining Aug. 14, according to a news release. In surveys of passengers, Denver has been one of the most requested destinations that Green does not serve. Earlier this year, Norwegian Airlines began offering transatlantic flights from T

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Serious Injuries Reported in Crash on I-395 South in Killingly

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Serious Injuries Reported in Crash on I-395 South in Killingly

- Serious injuries are reported in a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car on Interstate 395 South in Killingly. State police said the crash is located near exit 43. Trump Team Stands by Budget’s $2 Trillion Math Error No additional information was immediately available.Published 46 minutes ago | Updated 45 minutes ago Get the latest from NBC Connecticut anywhere, anytime

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Daily Report: From Lean to Fat Start-Ups

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Daily Report: From Lean to Fat Start-Ups

- Photo Lean start-ups were once all the rage in Silicon Valley. Now, here comes the fat start-up. So writes Farhad Manjoo, the technology columnist for The New York Times. First, a step back to explain. For many years, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley have congratulated themselves on how cheap it can be to create start-ups. Many of the enterprises need only a few computers and coders to invent the next big thing, they have said

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PennDOT to hold meeting about bridge replacement projects in Hopewell Township

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PennDOT to hold meeting about bridge replacement projects in Hopewell Township

- PennDOT and representatives from Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners will host a public meeting and formal presentation on two bridge replacement projects in Hopewell Township. The two will be part of the township meeting agenda at 7 p.m. Monday, June 5, at the township building, 415 Three Square Hollow Road, Newburg. The meeting will focus on preliminary construction and traffic-control plans proposed to take effect while the bridges are replaced

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Wii bowling events benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Wii bowling events benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

- Residents of Church of God Home, a Stone Ridge Retirement Living Community at 801 N. Hanover St. in Carlisle, will participate Saturday in a Wii bowling tournament to raise funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region. Resident bowlers pay a $5 registration fee and get sponsors who agree to contribute $2 for every strike the bowler gets during the tournament

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Pennsylvania moves to comply with federal Real ID law

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Pennsylvania moves to comply with federal Real ID law

- HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania is closer to complying with a federal law that requires people to prove they are legal U.S. residents in order for their driver’s licenses to be valid for federal purposes. The state Senate voted Tuesday 49-1 to approve a bill directing state government to comply with the 2005 Real ID law. The bill still requires House approval. Residents wouldn’t be forced to obtain a so-called Real ID, and the bill would allow the Department of Transportation to continue producing driver’s licenses and photo identification cards that don’t meet the heightened standard

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Life-saving flight: How a nurse saved a life on a plane

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Life-saving flight: How a nurse saved a life on a plane

- EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A nurse on the job for only nine months sprang into action aboard a JetBlue flight Monday when there was a medical emergency. Courtney Donlon was asleep on her flight from Fort Lauderdale to Newark when she was awakened by an announcement from a crew member asking whether any medical professionals were on the flight. Donlon, 22, stood up and began putting her newly acquired registered nurse's license to good use

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  • A Banned Dance From Anna Halprin, Now Celebrated
    A Banned Dance From Anna Halprin, Now Celebrated

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    Photo New York is often cited as the birthplace of postmodern dance, but California deserves credit. “Radical Bodies,” an exhibition at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, explores these Golden State roots through the relationship of three pioneering women with strong ties there: Anna Halprin, Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer. The exhibition covers 1955-1972, when Ms. Halprin formulated her task-based communal works in the Bay Area and shared them with Ms

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  • Yogi Bear makes repeat appearance in hunting bill
    Yogi Bear makes repeat appearance in hunting bill

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    Connecticut’s top Republican is caught in a bear trap. When Senate Democrat Mae Flexer jestfully offered an amendment to protect Yogi Bear and Winnie-the-Pooh from a bear-hunting bill, state GOP boss J.R. Romano admonished the state legislator for “making a mockery of our government” in a fundraising email Tuesday morning. “Democrats in this state have completely lost their minds,” he wrote with the subject line “Maeday!” “They are too busy filing amendments referencing fictional characters to solve the state’s real budget crisis

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  • Dodge’s Demon to cost a cool $85K
    Dodge’s Demon to cost a cool $85K

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    If you were wondering what 840-horsepower, the ability to do a wheelie off the line and to constantly terrify your neighbors will cost, now you know. Dodge’s Challenger SRT Demon, officially unveiled at the New York International Auto Show in April, has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $84,995. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced the pricing structure Tuesday — an amount that includes $1,700 for a gas guzzler tax

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