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5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

September 27, 2013
Associated Press

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:

MINK RUN AMOK

An animal rights group says it released hundreds of mink from cages at a western Pennsylvania farm earlier this week. Cambria Township police Chief Mark Westrick says most of the animals were recaptured.

PHILLY MAYOR: COMBAT 'DOMESTIC TERRORISM'

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, in a speech at the National Press Club, says the nation needs a federal "Domestic Security Agency" to help combat the violence that kills thousands of young black men each year.

TWO DEAD IN STANDOFF

Police find two bodies inside a western Pennsylvania home Friday morning following an all-night standoff. Another person was injured in South Strabane Township, about 25 miles outside Pittsburgh.

RUBBER DUCKIE, YOU'RE THE (BIG) ONE

The first U.S. version of the 40-foot-tall rubber duckie that's made a splash in harbors from Hong Kong to Sao Paulo since 2007 will appear in Pittsburgh on Friday. The giant quacker kicks off a monthlong Pittsburgh arts festival and will be moored downtown until late October.

ANOTHER GAY MARRIAGE CHALLENGE

Two women who wed in Massachusetts before moving to Pennsylvania want a federal court to force their new home state to recognize the marriage. Their lawsuit is at least the fifth pending legal case regarding gay marriage in Pennsylvania.

 
 

 

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