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Some Towns Treat Bikes As Trendy, But In Reading, Pa., They're Tools

The city of nearly 90,000 is making an effort to become bike-friendly as a way to cater to existing residents — many of whom bike because they have to.

#WHERESTHELOVE (feat. The World) The Black Eyed Peas
Get Your Money will.i.am

Cassie Ray (seen with her husband, Gerry) got a surprise bill from an out-of-network anesthesiologist after an operation. Courtesy of Cassie Ray hide caption

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California Aims To Limit Surprise Medical Bills

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Over and Even Joan Shelley & Nathan Salsburg
The Competitors John Cameron
July Flame Laura Veirs

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'Where Am I Now?' Mara Wilson Explains What Happened When Matilda Grew Up

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Field of Poppies Pell Mell
Unbend Skúli Sverrisson
Divena Skúli Sverrisson

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On A Rural Taiwanese Island, Modern China Beckons

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Tupac Shakur attends a New York club in 1994. The rapper died two years later, in September 1996. Steve Eichner/Getty Images hide caption

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Tough Love: Kwame Alexander Remembers Tupac

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Do for Love 2Pac
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Balloon Ranger Ane Brun

In Raina Telgemeier's new Ghosts, Cat and her little sister Maya move to a new town — and Maya, who suffers from cystic fibrosis, sets her heart on meeting one of the ghosts who supposedly haunt the place. Scholastic hide caption

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'Ghosts' Takes On A Tough Topic For Children

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Some Towns Treat Bikes As Trendy, But In Reading, Pa., They're Tools

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Cineramascope Galactic feat. Trombone Shorty and Corey Henry

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