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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia police say the killings of two men whose bodies were found bound and weighted down with a makeshift anchor in the Schuylkill (SKOO'-kul) River were drug-related. Homicide Captain James Clark also says that police are investigating a possible gang connection to the two killings and the critical wounding of a third man.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The mother of a child abducted from a Philadelphia kindergarten and sexually assaulted is testifying about the day her daughter disappeared. The 40-year-old woman says she learned her daughter had left school at 3 p.m., about six hours after the girl left with a stranger. Prosecutors say 21-year-old defendant Christina Regusters knew the girl from an after-school program.

DRUMORE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say misdemeanor charges of homicide by watercraft have been filed in an accident on a central Pennsylvania river that claimed the lives of two men. The Reading Eagle reports that the Fish and Boat Commission brought the case against 20-year-old Brandon Allen of Muhlenberg Township, one of three men on a small boat that overturned June 1st in the Susquehanna River in Lancaster County.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A youth baseball team whose appearance in the Little League World Series drew it a wide following is getting a champion's treatment in a parade in downtown Philadelphia. Hundreds of office workers and city residents lined a major thoroughfare today to cheer on the Taney Dragons and their star female pitcher Mo'ne Davis, who made it onto the cover of Sports Illustrated.

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