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10 Things To Know For Friday

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By The Associated Press   05/25/12 07:00 AM ET  AP

-- Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times EDT):

_ History Being Made 250 Miles Above Earth

At 11:20 a.m., the privately built SpaceX Dragon reaches the International Space Station with a half-ton of supplies, the first time a commercial cargo ship will link up with the orbiting outpost.

_ Breakthrough in Etan Patz Investigation

An afternoon arraignment is scheduled for Pedro Hernandez, 51, a former New York City convenience-store stock clerk suspected of murdering Etan, one of the first missing children ever to appear on a milk carton in 1979.

_ Garden State Clears NYPD of Wrongdoing

Muslim leaders in New Jersey say they are angry but uncertain what their next step will be after the state's attorney general found that New York City police did not violate any laws in their surveillance of businesses, mosques and student groups.

_ Corporate Titans Cashing in Big Time

The $9.6 million pay package for a typical CEO was up 6 percent from the year before, and AP survey finds. David Simon, CEO of a mall operator, was the highest-paid at $137 million.

_ Avoiding a Contentious Election Year Confrontation

The Obama administration is sidestepping a row with the hotel industry and other swimming pool owners to give them more time to comply with access rules for the disabled.

_ Shantytown Revival Hopes in Haiti

A local sports hero, a New York real estate developer and a well-known architect are teaming up to build a soccer stadium in Haiti's notorious Cite Soleil, a city known for its extreme poverty and gang battles.

_ Maine Activists Try to Block Gay Marriage

Scores of churches will pass the collection plate a second time at Sunday services on Father's Day to kick off a fundraising campaign for the lead opposition group to a November referendum to legalize same-sex marriages.

_ Hey L.A. Straphangers – Time to Pay

Nobody pays in L.A. Or so say some of the veteran scofflaws on the city's fast-growing subway system. But soon they'll be digging for their dollar-fifty like everyone else.

_ "Beer Here" Exhibit in New Amsterdam

A museum traces the history of beer in New York all the way back to drunken Colonial times and makes the case that the state was once the forefront of the American beer scene.

_ D-Wade and King James Make East Finals

Dwyane Wade scores 41 points and LeBron James and the Miami Heat beat the Indiana Pacers 105-93 to advance to play the winner of the Celtics-76ers series for the conference crown.

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Filed by Rebecca Harrington  |