5 things you need to know Monday

5 things you need to know Monday

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5 things you need to know Monday

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Posted on June 9, 2014 at 5:45 AM

Automakers to donate $26M to Detroit grand bargain amid bankruptcy

Leaders of the Detroit Institute of Arts will join Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder at a news conference Monday morning to announce a $26 million contribution from the Detroit Three automakers to a grand bargain fund. That fund will be used to reduce benefit cuts for city pensioners and protect the city's trove of art treasures from being sold as part of the historic bankruptcy.

E3 2014 kicks off in Los Angeles


Los Angeles turns into a video game paradise starting Monday, when developers from around the world gather for the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Prepare for lots of video game news, previews and more. To help you follow along, here's how we're covering E3.

RadioShack launches in-store repair program


Monday, struggling retailer RadioShack launches a nationwide Fix It Here program for phones and tablets with cracked screens, broken buttons, faulty cameras, water damage, audio issues and other maladies. The company hopes to lure customers into the stores. Major selling point: In select markets, RadioShack promises same-day repair service.

Get a piece of some 'cheap' Apple stock


Apple stock officially split Friday, cutting the stock price from a lofty $700 to $92.17 a share based on Wednesday's closing price. Monday will be the first day the stock will trade at the new, split-adjusted price. While Apple's stock price is being cut into a seventh of its previous value, investors will receive seven times more shares, leaving the value of the company the same.

Neil Patrick Harris, Bryan Cranston win big at the Tonys


As widely predicted, Neil Patrick Harris earned the Tony for performance by a leading actor in a musical, for his role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, also named best revival of a musical. Bryan Cranston took the prize for leading actor in a play for his portrayal of LBJ in All The Way, which won best play. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, the production that entered with the most nominations, took best musical.
 

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