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5 stories to follow: May 22

Here's your round-up of five stories to know about today:

5 stories to follow: May 22

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Skateboarders from the Nocturnal Skate Shop team get a chance to try out the new multi-purpose Paine Park by the Art Museum May 14, 2013 prior to its official opening Wednesday, May 22, 2013.  In the foreground is Jason Klotz, 25, and in the background are (from left): Brannon John, 34, one of the owners of Nocturnal Skate Shop;,Kevin Taylor, 35, and Kyle Nicholson, 23.   ( CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer )
Skateboarders from the Nocturnal Skate Shop team get a chance to try out the new multi-purpose Paine Park by the Art Museum May 14, 2013 prior to its official opening Wednesday, May 22, 2013. In the foreground is Jason Klotz, 25, and in the background are (from left): Brannon John, 34, one of the owners of Nocturnal Skate Shop;,Kevin Taylor, 35, and Kyle Nicholson, 23. ( CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer )

Here's your round-up of five stories to know about today:

1. Election results: In the Pennsylvania primary Tuesday, City Controller Alan Butzkovitz prevailed in the Democratic contest and will face Republican Terry Tracey in November. More election news and results: Pa. suburbs, Philly DA, judges, turnout.

2. Twister aftermath: Rescue crews have nearly finished searching for survivors after the huge tornado that killed at least 24 people in Moore, Okla. Residents are now surveying their destroyed homes and trying to find belongings.

3. Skate park opens: Paine's Park, a new skate park on the Schuylkill Banks, has its grand opening today.

4. Cancer hats: A family was thrown out of the King of Prussia mall because they were wearing hats that read "F--- CANCER," with one letter replaced by a breast-cancer-awareness ribbon.

5. Bill of Rights on display: The National Constitution Center will announce today that a 1789 copy of the Bill of Rights will be displayed here in Philly next year. The document is one of the original copies of the Bill of Rights that George Washington sent to the states for ratification.

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