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5 stories to follow: May 13

Here's your daily look at five stories we're following:

5 stories to follow: May 13

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Angels´ Mike Trout. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)
Angels' Mike Trout. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)

Here's your daily look at five stories we're following:

1. Millville's Trout at Citizens Bank Park: Millville native Mike Trout, now a star centerfielder for the Los Angeles Angels, will play his first major-league game at Citizens Bank Park tonight when the Angels take on the Phillies at 7:05 p.m. Thousands of fans from the town are expected to attend the game, and the stadium is calling the occasion "Millville Night."

2. Bridgegate testimony: Michael Drewniak, a longtime spokesman for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, will testify at a legislative hearing this morning about the George Washington Bridge lane closures.

3. Camden school layoffs: The Camden City School District is planning to lay off 272 employees, including 206 teachers. Educators will be notified one-on-one today of their status, though a human resources report detailing the layoffs has already been made public. 

4. PATCO frustrations: PATCO has been holding public meetings to hear concerns from frustrated riders, and the final forum will take place tonight at Camden County College.

5. Green's new law firm: School Reform Commission Chairman Bill Green, a former city councilman, is joining the law firm Dilworth Paxson L.L.P., starting today.

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