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January 16, 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 Wednesday:

PHILADELPHIA POLICE STILL SEARCHING FOR WOMAN WHO POSED AS MOM TO ABDUCT 5-YEAR-OLD GIRL FROM SCHOOL

The girl was found safe early Tuesday at a playground just outside the city, and man who found her $10,000 reward.

EAGLES APPEAR POISED TO HOP ON THE GUS BUS

Gus Bradley, the Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator, has twice interviewed for Philadelphia’s head coaching job, fueling speculation he may be the lead candidate to replace the fired Andy Reid.

MOST RECENT PENNSYLVANIA FARM SHOW MIGHT HAVE DRAWN A RECORD CROWD

The state Agriculture Department doesn’t county visitors, but officials have counted cars. And, based on the number of vehicles parked, officials are estimating 585,000 people attended this year.

ACCUSED PASTOR SHUTS EYES, COVERS EARS DURING PATHOLOGIST’S TESTIMONY ABOUT HOW WIVES DIED

Arthur Schirmer is on trial in Monroe County on charges he killed his second wife in 2008, then tried to cover up the alleged bludgeoning by staging a car crash. Schirmer denies harming that woman or his first wife who died of similar injuries in 1999, which he claims resulted from falling down steps. The 64-year-old clergyman has yet to stand trial in that woman’s death.

SEN. CASEY UNSURE ABOUT PROSPECTS FOR ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN, BUT WANTS LAWMAKERS TO HELP CURB VIOLENCE

The Democrat has twice been elected as an opponent of stricter gun control, but says the Connecticut elementary school shooting last month changed his mind about passing at least some stricter gun laws.

 

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