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NewsBites – ‘Golden Girls’ Rue McClanahan Dies, Lakers Win Game 1 + More

‘Golden Girls’ Rue McClanahan dies at age 76. [NYT]

BP places a containment cap on their pipe to stop the Gulf oil leak. [WSJ]

The National Center for Atmospheric Research says that the leaking oil could travel up to the East Coast soon. [Gawker]

Kobe and friends win Game 1 of the Lakers-Celtics finals series. [ESPN]

A ship carrying aid to Gaza will still travel to the settlement, despite Israel’s objections. [Guardian]

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