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April 5, 2013

5 things to know for today in Pennsylvania news

Your look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday.

PONG! CLASSIC ATARI VIDEOGAME COMING TO PHILADELPHIA SKYSCRAPER

Embedded LED lights will be used to recreate the simplistic paddles and balls on the facade of the 29-story Cira Center as part of Philly Tech Week. The game will be played on April 19 and 24.

BONG! SHADOWY FIGURE WHO THREATENED TO EXPOSE STATE LAWMAKER'S POT-SMOKING PAST BEING INVESTIGATED BY STATE POLICE

Police want to know who posted the YouTube video last October of Republican state Rep. Tara Toohil with a marijuana bong more than a decade ago. The poster wanted Toohil to change her opposition to legalizing marijuana.

PHILLIES PLAY HOST TO KANSAS CITY ROYALS IN ATYPICAL HOME OPENER

Philadelphia's home opener Friday is, indeed, an interleague game. That's happening because realignment has put 15 teams in each league, meaning one American League team will play a National League team every day this season.

UNLICENSED DOCTOR SAYS HE SAW BABIES BORN ALIVE KILLED WITH SCISSORS AT PHILADELPHIA ABORTION CLINIC

The testimony came in the murder trial of abortion provider Dr. Kermit Gosnell, who's charged with killing a female patient and seven newborns.

PHILADELHIANS MAY SOON BE ASKED TO DRINK TO IMPROVING THE CITY'S SCHOOLS

Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council are weighing the idea of increasing the "liquor by the drink tax" to help pay for the School Reform Commission's request last week for $60 million.

 

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